What is Graffiti and what is Street art, is there a fine-line distinction? Responding to a video challenge of ‘Best and Worst’ I made this video to show-case examples of both around Hobart. The answer to this question is subjective to the viewer as we all have our own opinions based on our cultural experiences and beliefs.
This is a brief description of the background and motivation behind this art work by the artist, Ljiljana Armstrong. This video showcases three textile sculptures based on my Mother's childhood memories. My brother and I grew up with these stories and I had a burning compulsion to retell three stories in particular, using textile as a means of expression.
Peter Barraclough describes himself as a landscape painter, as an artist he works with both oils and with water colour and is known locally as Peter the Painter. He is particularly fond of drawing the architecture of Battery Point Hobart. A lot of his painting feature the old street’s and houses of this area although he produces a number of more abstract landscapes as well. His distinctive style of painting makes his work highly desirable.
Basil Smith retired in 2011 he was The Punch n’ Judy Man, an exceptional puppeteer and the voices in the booth behind his puppets. Our video club, The Tasmanian Movie Makers recorded this interview at his home also his last puppet show held at Oatlands Spring Festival in 2011.
This was the last traditional Punch n’ Judy Show in Tasmania.