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visual art June 25, 2022

Artist Chiharu Shiota

The art of Chiharu Shiota – now on show in a major survey in Brisbane – tackles ineffable questions about absence.

film June 18, 2022

Director Baz Luhrmann

The film director has never aimed small – and few figures are bigger than Elvis Presley.

film June 11, 2022

Sydney Film Festival director Nashen Moodley

Nashen Moodley’s approach to his work may best be described as the unabashed love of a true cinephile tempered with a deep sense of directorial duty.

visual art June 4, 2022

Artist Susan Jacobs

Artist Susan Jacobs draws on the ephemeral and everyday to create meaning in a chaotic world.

culture May 28, 2022

Writer Paul Dalla Rosa

Paul Dalla Rosa’s anticipated debut collection of stories searches for the beauty in contemporary desperation.

theatre May 21, 2022

Playwright, actor and director Elena Carapetis

Playwright, actor and director Elena Carapetis’s latest project brings teenage bad-ass Antigone to the present day.

design May 14, 2022

Artist and curator David Sequeira

Since haunting galleries as a teenager, David Sequeira’s art has been driven by awe of human expressiveness.

film May 7, 2022

Filmmaker Céline Sciamma

Screenwriter and director Céline Sciamma melds the everyday and the miraculous in her latest feature, Petite Maman.

visual art April 30, 2022

Photographer James J. Robinson

Filipino–Australian photographer James J. Robinson empowers his subjects – whether celebrated or unknown – with an aesthetic of excess.

music April 23, 2022

Artist and noise-musician Marco Fusinato

In representing Australia at this year’s Venice Biennale, musician and artist Marco Fusinato offers a rebuke to nationalism.

culture April 16, 2022

Melbourne Arts Precinct head Katrina Sedgwick

Katrina Sedgwick brings a rich background in performance and civic life to her new job as chief executive of the Melbourne Arts Precinct.