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Wednesday 1 July 2015
Arts

dark mofo: review

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Dark MOFO shines as Australia’s most highly anticipated arts event of the cold and miserly months, achieving this extraordinary feat in only three short years. In a time when our government is intent on squashing independent arts in Australia, I am personally thankful that MONA exists. The benevolent wealthy will potentially keep cultural life in…
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Monday 3 March 2014
Art Arts Opinion

exhibition review: hubert duprat

Audrey K. Hulm
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Showing at Hobart’s Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), this is the first solo exhibition in Australia by French artist, Hubert Duprat. Having been enamoured with Duprat’s caddis fly project for years when I stumbled upon it somewhere in the depths of the internet, I was very excited to see this show. I knew…
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Wednesday 26 February 2014
Art Arts

exhibition review: the red queen

Audrey K. Hulm
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The Red Queen is the latest blockbuster at the Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) in Hobart. It is a curated exhibit that fills the underground sprawl of David Walsh’s lair with darkness, intrigue, and a sense of bitterness that moves in waves throughout the many interlacing rooms. The assembled works often seem to have…
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Wednesday 29 January 2014
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MONA FOMA mini reviews: stiborg, astronautilus, the sun ra arkestra

Audrey K Hulm
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Striborg When attending festivals of any sort, I find it’s always important to remind yourself to keep high expectations in check. It’s really easy to fall into hyper-criticality when you’ve payed a lot of money or travelled a long way to attend a curated event. This is especially when that event is MONA FOMA, which…
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Friday 24 January 2014
Art Arts Culture Music Opinion

festival review: mona foma

Audrey K. Hulm
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Mona Foma (or MOFO) is the summer art and music festival hosted by Hobart’s Museum of Old and New Art (better known as Mona). Held each year in January, the festival has a national reputation and is considered to be a stalwart of Tasmania’s cultural fabric. Reviewing a whole festival is a difficult task- every aspect…
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Thursday 9 January 2014
Arts Featured Music

interview: ngaiire

Marissa Paine
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One of alt-soul’s brightest stars, Ngaiire draws inspiration from her mother. When speaking about strength, she cites her as a role model.  ‘My mother is quite a strong woman and has definite beliefs about being ambitious and getting where you need to be, regardless of circumstances. She’s got a doctorate in environmental science and is…
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