film July 31, 2021

Filmmaker Frederick Wiseman

The work of legendary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman draws its major inspiration from literature.

visual art July 24, 2021

French artist Camille Henrot

The work of French artist Camille Henrot – one of the most compelling creators of her generation – ignores the boundaries of forms and ideas.

film July 17, 2021

Director Edson Oda

Brazilian–Japanese director Edson Oda left a flourishing career in advertising to tell his own stories. Now his surreal debut, Nine Days, is generating excitement.

culture July 10, 2021

Actor Virginia Gay

Virginia Gay’s new gender-flipped adaptation of the French classic Cyrano de Bergerac  takes the tragedy out of the comedy.

theatre July 3, 2021

Theatre legend Jack Charles

A former thief and heroin addict, theatre legend Uncle Jack Charles has been part of some of the most important movements in Australian theatre history.

visual art June 26, 2021

Artist and activist Richard Bell

Richard Bell’s prescient work and unapologetic polemics have paved the way for an entire generation of contemporary Indigenous artists.

culture June 19, 2021

Terri-ann White

Terri-ann White’s long career has been marked by a certain wildness, but her latest project – starting a new publishing house in the midst of a pandemic – is probably the boldest.

visual art June 12, 2021

Performance artist Mike Parr

Mike Parr is Australia’s most-celebrated performance artist. His latest work undoes assumptions about what it means to look and to see.

culture June 5, 2021

Adelaide Cabaret Festival director Alan Cumming

As the Adelaide Cabaret Festival’s first international director, Alan Cumming is presiding over a hyperlocal program – and thinking about getting older.

music May 29, 2021

My Bloody Valentine

As My Bloody Valentine add their lauded back catalogue to streaming services, and hint at the prospect of new music, Kevin Shields describes the fascinations and inventions that gave the band their sound.

visual art May 22, 2021

Artist Maria Fernanda Cardoso

For the past three decades, artist Maria Fernanda Cardoso has blurred the line between the natural world and human artifice, demanding that we look more closely at nature.