Miriam Cosic
is a Sydney-based journalist, critic and author.

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Culture November 18, 2017

Artist Del Kathryn Barton’s atheistic devotion

Motherhood saw artist Del Kathryn Barton wholeheartedly embrace colour, but her work’s mystical and frenetic style – on show in a major exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria – emerged from the troubled inner life of her own childhood. “It was a very rich part of managing my anxiety growing up, growing these deep internal creative places. It gave me a lot of fortitude.”

News April 08, 2017

Calls for outreach program as veteran suicides soar

Suicides among ex-servicemen are alarmingly high and some believe the side effects of an anti-malaria drug are a contributing factor.

News March 04, 2017

Reporting Robert Xie’s murder of Brenda Lin’s family

In 2009, her world was torn apart by the murder of her parents, brothers and aunt. Now, following her uncle’s long-awaited conviction, Brenda Lin faces the glare of the media again.

Culture July 30, 2016

Francesco Clemente’s Encampment at Carriageworks

The spiritual and political world views of Italian contemporary artist Francesco Clemente.

Culture February 06, 2016

Grayson Perry’s pretty art career

Turner Prize-winner Grayson Perry talks about art, religion, and how he began cross-dressing at a young age.

Culture September 26, 2015

Marco Fusinato’s sound and vision

Artist Marco Fusinato’s punk roots support a career of multimedia works that probe boundaries, such as his Venice Biennale installation that asks visitors to transform books into a pile of money.