Wednesday 8 March

PIAF 2017 Wrap!

The 2017 Perth International Arts Festival has wrapped up after an overwhelming popular and critical response to an inspiring program of art without borders. The 65th Festival opened and closed in spectacular style with two highly acclaimed world-premiere PIAF commissions.

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Monday 27 March

Behind the Scenes: A Review by Kid Curator Ella Popham

Ella Popham reviews the Curated by Kids Session Behind the Scenes with Donovan Bixley.

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Tuesday 14 March

Creating Alice-Miranda: A Review by Kid Curator Ella Popham

Kid Curator Ella Popham reviews the Perth Writers Festival Family Day Session Creating Alice-Miranda

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Friday 10 March

Kid Curator Book Review: Ella Popham

Our Kid Curator Ella Popham reviews the book Friday Barnes, Danger Ahead by R.A. Spratt.

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Thursday 9 March

The Mystery of Friendship: A Review by Kid Curator Michelle Loh

Michelle Loh reviews the Curated by Kids Session Rainy Days.


Wednesday 1 March

Speak Easy

Festival Navigator Ruth Little explores the PIAF 2017 works that give children a voice.


Monday 27 February

Museum of Water: A Community of Water

Museum of Water opened in WA with two busy, beautiful days at Cottesloe Beach as part of PIAF 2017. Our first bottle of the day came from Fireman Luke Frazer-James, just rushing off to a job – the water that keeps him and the crew going all day.

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Wednesday 22 February

Q&A with Author Chinelo Okparanta

Nigerian-American author Chinelo Okparanta’s writing is both dark and deeply beautiful, and a potent voice for LGBQTI people. Her debut novel Under the Udala Trees, a gay woman’s coming of age story set against the backdrop of the Nigerian civil war, has received plenty of praise from the critics and has been called ‘a brave novel seeking to challenge prejudice.’



Tuesday 21 February

Small Voices Louder: Zigge Gray Review

We ask our Young Curator Zigge Gray to review Small Voices Louder – our outspoken interactive show just for kids.