Arts Diary

COLOUR: Tasmanian artist Paul Snell with a work from his exhibition, The Liminal Space, on at the QVMAG until October 8. Picture: Neil Richardson

COLOUR: Tasmanian artist Paul Snell with a work from his exhibition, The Liminal Space, on at the QVMAG until October 8. Picture: Neil Richardson

ON THE WALLS 

VIDEO: National Gallery of Australia touring exhibition, Light moves: Contemporary Australian Video Art, incorporates work from a diverse group of internationally recognised artists. It will be on display at the University of Tasmania’s Academy Gallery until October 10.

AWARENESS: Deloraine District Hospital has been transformed into a display of art to create awareness about Haemochromatosis, the most common genetic disorder in Australia. Displayed until the Deloraine Craft Fair finishes up in November.

LIMINAL: The Liminal Space by Tasmanian artist Paul Snell incorporates perplexing colours to capture the eyes’ of viewers at the Queen Victoria Art Gallery. On until October 8. 

PERCEPTION: Dispelling the myths and changing the negative discourse associated with ageing has been explored by Doctor Peta Cook through a research-based exhibition. The exhibition is on the walls of the Academy Gallery until October 30. 

CONTRAST: Ryllton Viney expresses his intrigue with ruins and fragments from across Europe in a powerful exhibition at Gallery Pejean. Offering an array of texture and shifts in tone, Journey’s: Tales of loss and rediscovery will be on display until October 8. 

HISTORY: The Launceston Art Society is celebrating 125 years with an Exhibition at Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery from October 1. The retrospective exhibition, The Journey, will showcase artists past and present of the Launceston Art Society. On until February 15.

OFF THE WALL

COMEDY: The Princess Theatre will ring with laughter when the Sydney Comedy Festival performs. The line up includes Mike Goldstein, Nikki Britton, John Cruckshank and Demi Lardner. The Sydney Comedy Festival comedy showcase is on October 8, bookings essential. 

BALLET: Twenty-nine young dancers will get a taste of the spotlight when they perform in The Nutcracker alongside the Imperial Russian Ballet Company. The performance is on at the Princess Theatre on October 14 and 15. Tickets from theatrenorth.com.au/

COSMO: Dark and mysterious features of the universe are highlighted in Capturing the Cosmos at the QVMAG planetarium. 

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