• Simon Phillips, Waves on the beach - Nature drawing a close, 2021.
  • Simon Phillips, Perth City - Perth City Inversion, 2019.
  • Simon Phillips, Lonely tree - Isolated in Kalbarri, 2021
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Sense and Sensitivity

Opens 17 November to 15 December 2021

Mon-Fri 11am-5pm, Sun 12pm-4pm

2021 Sense and Sensitivity logos

John Stringer Prize

Opens 19 November to 15 December 2021

Mon-Fri 11am-5pm, Sun 12pm-4pm

The winner of the 2021 Prize will be announced on Thursday 18 November 2021

2021 John Stringer Prize logos


The John Curtin Gallery presents the work of two neurodiverse artists, Perth-based landscape photographer, Simon Phillips, and Singapore-based performance artist, Dawn-joy Leong, in a series of sensory stories that celebrate the beauty of the natural world.

Dawn Joy Leong

Dawn Joy Leong

Simon Phillips

Simon Phillips


The Curtin team has prepared these documents to provide information and assist with accessibility. Please feel free to download a copy before attending or pick up a copy at the gallery.

Information Booklet will give you a rundown of the exhibition and a map of the Gallery.

Sensory Guide provides a rundown of the sensory cues (sounds and moving visuals) throughout the exhibition for those who wish to be prepared.