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This 11 minute film on YouTube shows has been pieced together from separate performances by Minerva’s Tower at the 2012 Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The event was held in the town of Balingup in the south-west of Western Australia on August…

This article from The Australian Women’s Weekly in 1955 posits contemporary Australian society as being at the precipice of a ‘New Renaissance’ in terms of widening access to and public interest in fine art. Pinpointing Ancient…

Minerva’s Tower is a Perth-based band who performs medieval and neo-medieval folk music, including some original compositions. The band consists of two multi-instrumentalists, Alana Bennett and Dylan Kerr. The photograph shows the band…

The ABC TV programme Stateline Tasmania featured a report in 2009 titled ‘Medieval Instruments’. Reporter Rowan Dix interviewed Harry Wass and Graeme McCormack, two instrument makers based in the southern Tasmanian region of Pelverata.…

This poster advertises ‘Renaissance Polonaise’, an evening performance of Renaissance and Baroque music by the Polish early music ensemble Floripari. Floripari play period instruments and often also wear period costume. The performance is part of…

Tasmanian Gothic is the website for Tasmanian artist Elizabeth Barsham (formerly E.M. Christensen). Her work is inspired by such things as medieval tapestries and the Renaissance artists Pieter Bruegel and Albrecht Dürer (according to the ‘just a…