review

visual art July 31, 2021

A Biography of Daphne

ACCA’s A Biography of Daphne uses the Greek myth to explore contemporary notions of transformation.

theatre July 31, 2021

Prima Facie

Suzie Miller’s powerful one-woman play Prima Facie explores how sexual assault victims are let down by the legal system.

television July 31, 2021

Katla

Baltasar Kormákur’s eerie Netflix series Katla is an original work of poetic myth about grief, longing and guilt.

television July 24, 2021

Gossip Girl

The Gossip Girl reboot feels more like propaganda for the elite than the frothy satire it promises.

music July 24, 2021

Tkay Maidza’s Last Year Was Weird, Vol. 3

Rapper Tkay Maidza’s fleet-footed style-hopping has driven her international success.

visual art July 24, 2021

Illuminate festival

Adelaide’s inaugural Illuminate festival offers a mixed bag of work, from the indifferent to the revelatory.

visual art July 17, 2021

Goya: Drawings from the Prado Museum

The art of Francisco Goya demands that we bear witness to the horrors of war, both then and now.

television July 17, 2021

I Think You Should Leave

Cult comedy I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson asks a simple, recurring question: how far might one go to save face?

dance July 17, 2021

Anna Karenina

Yuri Possokhov’s Anna Karenina is a truly 21st-century ballet, moving between hope and despair.

visual art July 10, 2021

Diaspora, Psyche

In his show Diaspora, Psyche John Young’s works cut through reductionist identity politics.

visual art July 10, 2021

Dušan and Voitre Marek

A rare joint exhibition of Czech–Australian surrealists Dušan and Voitre Marek traces the connections within the brothers’ divergent lives.