Despite the diversity of art and performance on display at the tenth Ten Days on the Island festival, key themes emerge: life, death, and Tasmania's colonial history.
Hofesh Shechter's latest contemporary dance work is not the rousing narrative its title might suggest. Its dancers inhabit a global catastrophe and then a brutal new world order.
A new play tells the story of George Johnston and Charmian Clift's time on the Greek island of Hydra, which ultimately led to the novel My Brother Jack - but not without sacrifices.
A new survey exhibition of contemporary artist Janet Laurence urges us to reconsider the relationship between art, nature and politics.
In A Man of Good Hope, an energetic cast of over 20 performers take the audience on a journey through the life of Somali refugee Asad Abdullahi.
One of Australia's most prominent playwrights has reimagined the infamous encounter between Hollywood icon Mae West and photographer Diane Arbus.
La Reprise is remarkable theatre about the murder of a gay man, Ihsane Jarfi, in Belgium in 2012.
Acclaimed dance choreographer Meryl Tankard's show Two Feet premiered in 1988. Now it returns to the Adelaide Festival, recreated for one of today's most brilliant dancers.
An unconventional take on Giselle is playing as part of this year's Perth Festival.
The latest offering from playwright Nakkiah Lui illustrates just how ripe our political class are for satirical representation.
A new production of Mozart's The Magic Flute uses animation to bring the fantastical opera to life.
As part of the 2019 Perth Festival, dance-theatre performance Sunset takes place in a former men's home on the banks of the Swan River.
The new film from Moonlight writer and director Barry Jenkins delivers on high expectations.
Trailblazing US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is known to many as the 'Notorious RBG'. But the new film On the Basis of Sex is a muted portrayal of her.
Dancenorth's Dust explores a world on the brink of turning back to dust. Its themes are familiar in contemporary dance, but the show is replete with powerful images.
Smee insists that the rich and intense visions of artists such as Cézanne or Chekhov are increasingly lost to us.
Through animation, video, light and sound, Theatre is Lying exposes how visual art, performance and theatrical devices can interrogate what is real and what is not.
Some of the best examples of horror and fantasy genre films have emerged from Australia. Unfortunately, The School is not one of them.
Artaserse is an old Roman fable of treachery and the ethical power of clemency that becomes a psychological study of conflicting desires.
There is nothing to prepare us for the shock to the senses in the National Gallery of Victoria's latest exhibition combining the works of M. C. Escher with Japanese design firm nendo.