is a Sydney-based arts writer and the author of Gay: The Tenth Anniversary Collection.
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Apr 22, 2017
Somersault director Cate Shortland’s latest film Berlin Syndrome, a disturbing kidnap thriller, is her second examination of Germany’s postwar psyche. For her next work she returns to the Snowy Mountains for a postcolonial true crime series.
Apr 15, 2017
Budget cuts to the National Film and Sound Archive have left it struggling to complete critical restoration work and in need of new purpose.
Apr 1, 2017
Jacobus Capone’s performance art often finds him undertaking feats of endurance, such as his trans-Australia walk carrying a jar of water from one coast to the other. For his latest work, he found inspiration in the melancholy of Portuguese fado music.
Mar 4, 2017
From stage to television to film, Adelaide-born Sarah Snook is an actress in high demand. Her choices are proving as shrewd as they are diverse.
Jan 28, 2017
Filmmaker Rachel Perkins stays true to her activist upbringing in Jasper Jones, even as she avoids overt political messages.
Nov 12, 2016
After conquering Hollywood, Rose Byrne returns to Australia to take on Mamet for the STC.
Oct 29, 2016
Playwright and Black Comedy star Nakkiah Lui has turned her politically aware upbringing into award-winning writing about Indigenous experience.
Aug 27, 2016
Marta Dusseldorp, one of the best-known faces on Australian television, talks about history, loss and her highly successful family.
Aug 6, 2016
Komische Oper Berlin director Barrie Kosky is unlikely to return to Australia, where arts funding is suffering successive cuts. In contrast, he says, ‘the arts are in the DNA of western Europe’.
Jul 2, 2016
Samoan actor Ray Chong Nee on his heritage, his desire to give back, and his dream for a King Lear of colour.