Romy Ash
is a novelist. Her first book, Floundering, was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin award.

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Culture December 16, 2017

Video artist Candice Breitz

On the eve of the NGV Triennial, artist Candice Breitz turned a work about refugees into a work of protest directed at the gallery’s security contracts. “While I am grateful for the immense support I have received from the NGV,” she announced, “it would be morally remiss, in light of the above knowledge, for me to remain silent in the context of the current conversation that is taking place around the Australian government’s ongoing and systematic abuse of refugees.”

Portrait September 09, 2017

Neighbourhood life

Housebound with an infant, the author watches the street life unfold.

Portrait August 19, 2017

Exploratory musician Lizzy Welsh

Violinist Lizzy Welsh talks before her rehearsal for the Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music.

Culture July 08, 2017

Angourie Rice on staying real in Hollywood

As an actress on the rise, Angourie Rice is determined to find roles beyond the cookie-cutter teenage girls. Here, she talks about the importance of female representation, working with Kidman and Coppola, and frocking up for The Beguiled.

Portrait May 20, 2017

James Joyce expert Frances Devlin-Glass

Frances Devlin-Glass stages Joyce’s Dublin, smell by smell.

Culture April 08, 2017

Artist Emily Floyd and her Icelandic Puffins

Whether using toy-like puffins to explore the global financial crisis or woodcut typefaces to examine feminist theory, Emily Floyd’s art is grounded in deep thinking and subtle references.

Portrait April 08, 2017

Comedian Anne Edmonds

Comedian Anne Edmonds serves up a slice of middle Australia.

Portrait April 01, 2017

Writer and step-mother Kelly Chandler

Step-parenting with the author of The Other Mother, Kelly Chandler.

Portrait February 25, 2017

Bianca Hester and the Open Spatial Workshop

A walk through works curated by Bianca Hester and the Open Spatial Workshop team at the Monash University Museum of Art.

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