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poetry March 21, 2020
social isolation is an act of love
we scroll the news trying to figure out what’s to come looking at measures placed on other countries school closures city lockdowns individual freedoms we give up where will we be a day from now a week, a month six months from now? projections …
poetry January 25, 2020
Paper ships, many fires
I know what you’re thinking how can we save the world? when we have barely …
poetry February 22, 2020
every small protest counts
in solidarity with the Shaheen Bagh women */ ACCOMPANY your children ADMINISTER biryani to those braving the cold and rain ADVOCATE for freedom “Aazadi!” the children cry APPLY music to the streets ASSUME those who are …
Culture November 02, 2019
Rapper, poet and novelist Omar Musa
Through his one-man show Since Ali Died, Omar Musa has connected with audiences who have experienced ostracism. The rapper, novelist and poet speaks about the power of storytelling and the need for greater nuance in depictions of the Muslim community. “People come up to me after the show. Firstly, there are people really interested in having direct access to a young Muslim man growing up post-9/11. And then, secondly, there are those who relate to the outsider experience. I talk about a very specific intersection of race and religion – but try to make it relatable to all people who might feel a bit different.”
Portrait July 14, 2018
Musician Mojo Juju
Filipino Wiradjuri musician Mojo Juju talks about her new project Native Tongue and getting ahead in a homogenous industry.
Culture August 05, 2017
Filmmaker Amiel Courtin-Wilson
Almost a decade after making Bastardy with actor Jack Charles, filmmaker Amiel Courtin-Wilson refuses to see himself as a detached observer, instead drawing in his subjects as collaborators.
Portrait June 03, 2017
Artist Yhonnie Scarce
Artist Yhonnie Scarce captures the aftermath of Maralinga in her new exhibition Thunder Raining Poison.