PIAF Blog

Tuesday 14 February

Kid Curator Reviews: Small Voices Louder

We’ve asked some of our Kid Curators to test drive the interactive work Small Voices Louder and tell us what they think.

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PIAF Blog

Monday 20 February

Small Voices Louder: Genevieve Clements Review

We asked our nine year old Kid Curator Genevieve Clements what she thinks about Alex Desebrock's Small Voices Louder.

Perth Writers Festival Blog

Friday 17 February

Q&A with YA Author Peadar O’Guilin

Young Adult author Peadar O’Guilin describes his latest fantasy novel The Call as ‘a Harry Potter where everybody dies’. It’s no wonder the Irish novelist thinks that YA literature is the best way to get your heart racing.

PIAF Blog

Friday 17 February

Small Voices Louder: Michelle Loh Review

We’ve asked our Kid Curator Michelle Loh to test drive Small Voices Louder and tell us what she thinks.

PIAF Blog

Friday 17 February

Small Voices Louder: Ella Popham Review

We asked our Kid Curator Ella Popham to tell us what she thought the kids-only experience Small Voices Louder.

PIAF Blog

Thursday 16 February

Top 5 Picks: Will Backler from RTRFM

RTRFM Music Coordinator Will Backler spends his days soaking up the freshest sounds in the RTRFM studio and by the stage at gigs around town.

Find out what his picks are from this year’s Chevron Festival Gardens line-up.

Perth Writers Festival Blog

Wednesday 15 February

Meet Travel Author Agustinus Wibowo

To say that Indonesian travel writer and photographer Agustinus Wibowo has a passion for adventure and linguistics is an understatement – he has spent most of his life travelling to the far reaches of the world and currently speaks 16 languages. In his latest book Zero, his travels bring him home to spend time with his dying mother, a woman who lived her entire life in one small village.

Perth Writers Festival Blog

Wednesday 15 February

Dan Box on Bowraville and the Power of the Podcast

Crime reporter Dan Box turned Australia’s least known serial killings into front page news with his gripping podcast Bowraville.

Hear more from the award-winning journalist before his Perth Writers Festival sessions Cautionary Tales and Bowraville and his workshop The Power of the Podcast with Dan Box.

Lotterywest Festival Films Blog

Tuesday 14 February

Behind the Scenes with Rolf de Heer and Molly Reynolds

Filmmaker Rolf de Heer has created a hugely varied body of award-winning work over the past 30 years. Molly Reynolds is a documentary artist specialising in screen-based storytelling and cross-platform production. Together they have created an impressive and iconic suite of films made in remote rural Australia that bring Indigenous culture and stories to the big screen and to the world.

PIAF Blog

Tuesday 14 February

Backwords

In our daily lives, to ‘turn your back’ on someone is to reject or ignore them, to offer them nothing. Why, then, do two absorbing, expressive and humane works in PIAF 2017 begin with performers facing away from their audiences?