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news November 11, 2017
Yorgos Lanthimos on the alienation of realism
Yorgos Lanthimos teams mundane musings and deadpan delivery to create humour and horror. The Greek filmmaker talks about what inspires his twisted metaphors, and who they are for. “We would never make a film to give a solution or preach something or teach something. It’s just human beings, you know, being in this world and trying to make sense of it and exploring various sides of it and going, ‘Huh, what do you think about that?’ ”
news September 23, 2017
Artistic director Darren O’Donnell
A chat with urban planner, author and artistic director of the theatre company Mammalian Diving Reflex Darren O’Donnell.
news October 28, 2017
Conceptual artist Joseph Kosuth
As a pioneer of conceptual art, Joseph Kosuth’s reflections on the world’s great thinkers glow with deeper meaning. “It’s not about how, it’s about why,” he says. “So I think – not to be vainglorious about it – I instituted, for very selfish reasons, a view of art as something quite different from the inherited tradition.”
news August 12, 2017
A day in home daycare
Daycare operator Eliza and her life committed to children.
news June 10, 2017
Theatre director Adena Jacobs
The Book of Exodus director Adena Jacobs on the ethereal connection between the stage and the audience.
news February 18, 2017
Designer and film historian Peter Dietze
A pioneering Melbourne designer discovers a family link to the birth of the Indian film industry.
news January 28, 2017
Dancer and choreographer Eisa Jocson
Philippine pole-dancer performance artist Eisa Jocson.
news December 10, 2016
Abstract artist John Nixon
In the workroom with punk veteran and abstract artist John Nixon.
news October 01, 2016
Behind the scenes with Back to Back Theatre
Back to Back Theatre disorients and mesmerises audiences with large themes developed from very personal workshopping.
news September 10, 2016
Choreographer John Neumeier
John Neumeier rehearses Nijinsky with the Australian Ballet.
news July 23, 2016
Joe Scotland and his House of Voltaire pop-up shop
Studio Voltaire director Joe Scotland on how art can help us think about and understand the world.
news April 16, 2016
The irony of Father John Misty
Father John Misty delivers bruising piss-taking, knowing manipulation of celebrity, and surprisingly sincere love songs.