Patricia Piccinini, whose Skywhale has captured Canberra's imagination, says art is the best way to focus in on big ideas

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated February 6 2021 - 3:10am, first published 2:30am
Artist Piccinini reads her book 'Every Heart Sings' to a group of children at the National Gallery of Australia on Thursday. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

Patricia Piccinini isn't worried if Skywhale and Skywhalepapa aren't able to rise at dawn above Canberra on Sunday.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.