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news 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.”
news August 19, 2017
Exploratory musician Lizzy Welsh
Violinist Lizzy Welsh talks before her rehearsal for the Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music.
news September 09, 2017
Housebound with an infant, the author watches the street life unfold.
news 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.
news May 20, 2017
James Joyce expert Frances Devlin-Glass
Frances Devlin-Glass stages Joyce’s Dublin, smell by smell.
news 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.
news April 08, 2017
Comedian Anne Edmonds
Comedian Anne Edmonds serves up a slice of middle Australia.
news April 01, 2017
Writer and step-mother Kelly Chandler
Step-parenting with the author of The Other Mother, Kelly Chandler.
news 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.
news December 24, 2016
Heather Lawson and Michelle Stevens’ ‘Imagined Touch’
Heather Lawson and Michelle Stevens are deafblind performers whose work allows audiences to experience the world via touch, guided through darkness and silence.
news November 19, 2016
Client Liaison’s all-consuming synth pop project
Are Melbourne band Client Liaison living inside an enormous performance art piece or are they taking the piss?