Elizabeth Flux
is a Melbourne-based writer and editor.

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Portrait December 15, 2018

Artist Oki Sato

A walk through the mind of MC Escher with Oki Sato, from Japanese design studio Nendo.

Portrait November 24, 2018

Opera director Sarah Giles

A conversation side-stage with the director of Victorian Opera’s Lorelei.

Culture September 22, 2018

‘Dark Tourist’ documentary-maker David Farrier

Where once he was Tickled, New Zealand documentary-maker David Farrier has most recently devoted himself to visiting ghoulish sites of so-called ‘dark tourism’. Here, he talks about murky ethics, Kiwi sensibilities and the pressure to react the ‘right’ way. “There’s one point where I’ve got a gun to my head and I laugh, because I’m sort of nervous. “Some people will say to me that it was really inappropriate to laugh at that point … [But] that’s what happened. It’s uncomfortable laughter. We wanted to leave all that in.”

Portrait July 07, 2018

Game designer Skaidris Gunsmith

Pizza with “full-time geek” and entrepreneur Skaidris Gunsmith.

Culture March 03, 2018

‘Single Asian Female’ writer Michelle Law

Michelle Law is a prolific writer, working across stage and screen, whose biggest achievement is in telling the stories of an unrepresented migrant experience. “A lot of people would come out and be like, ‘I’ve never seen a story that I could relate to in that way’ and ‘That was me growing up’ or ‘That’s me now’.”

Portrait December 02, 2017

Comedian Shane Mauss

An American stand-up comic writes about the therapeutic potential of psychedelic drugs.

Life July 15, 2017

WG Alma Conjuring Collection

A tour of the State Library of Victoria’s little known magic collection uncovers an archive of conjuring memorabilia.

Culture May 20, 2017

Actor Benjamin Rigby on breaking into Hollywood

After years of juggling a day job and creative aspirations, actor and photographer Benjamin Rigby has a breakout role in blockbuster Alien: Covenant. So will previously closed doors begin to open?