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Travel February 22, 2020
Vienna’s Museum of Art Fakes
A Viennese museum devoted to forgeries leads the author to question the very nature of art appreciation.
Travel February 02, 2019
Singapore International Festival of Arts
A visit to Singapore to see a theatrical version of Orwell’s 1984 leads to deeper insight beign found in an esteemed Indian couple’s poetic relationship.
Culture March 23, 2019
Indigenous activist Thomas Mayor’s clear statement
For months, Indigenous activist Thomas Mayor carried the Uluru Statement from the Heart around Australia, rolling out the canvas as he told its story. With Labor and mining companies now on board, the push continues for a First Nations voice. “We have bipartisanship on the influences of the Australian public, left, right or centre. That’s the mindset we’re transferring to – fighting for the referendum to win.”
Culture February 24, 2018
Tamara Dean’s dusk photography
For photographer Tamara Dean, nature functions as a watermark in her work, immersing the viewer in both the personal and universal. Now she takes her melancholic and mysterious pictures to the Adelaide Biennial. “I started delving into allegory and more universal, personal stories. I learnt a different type of patience. I went from spending all my time shooting to all my time planning. I’d wait months or years for images to take shape.”
Travel January 27, 2018
Norway’s Future Library
Outside Oslo, a forest has been planted that in a hundred years will provide the paper for an anthology of renowned writers’ work, which will remain unread until then.