Her initial plan was to write about Sun Yat-Sen, the so-called father of modern China and ‘‘the man most responsible for how China moved from the Empress Dowager’s death to 40 years later Mao taking power". "But after...
My Spectrum colleague, Richard Glover, could tell you that 10 times over, compared to my own studio dabble. Then there’s Richard Fidler, our finest surgeon in the theatre of ideas. Yet short of either broadcaster distilling their craft...
One of the production companies behind the Oscar-nominated film Lion has acquired the rights to turn Australian comedian Matt Okine's debut novel into a movie.Sydney-based Aquarius Films will bring Okine's book about grief and growing up to the...
She said UWA’s reputation would be severely damaged by the decision.On November 10, the first tranche of 6000 petition signatures was presented to UWA by the publishing house’s director Terri-ann White, plus the signatories’ “reasons for signing” –...
"We've seen some beautiful works today,” he says at last and then, a little later: “It’s the things you see here and the people you meet."Wall evidently revels in the shared experience.“We learn something every time we come...
 Design Photography #cars #fabric #India #patterns November 22, 2019 Laura Staugaitis Rachel Lopez has a thing with… taxi ceilings. Instead of joining the 200,000+ Instagram posts hashtagged #ihavethisthingwithfloors, the lifelong Mumbai resident flips her phone’s camera into selfie mode. Lopez documents the vast array of...
By the same token, she has no issues with the commodification of what once was deemed an urban blight. "People are using the paintings as a backdrop for selfies, but I don't really mind that," she says. "They're...
A traditional Bosnian ‘family house,’ located in an unplanned neighborhood in Sarajevo, has its ground floor renovated and extension added to accommodate a man in a wheelchair and his wife. Designed by Projekt V Arhitektura, the Half House...
TV seriesFrayed, ABC IVIEW“We hold these truths to be self-evident. It is time to see our own landscapes, hear our own voices and dream our own dreams.” These words from broadcaster Phillip Adams to then prime minister John...
 Art Craft #beads #Haiti #tapestry November 22, 2019 Laura Staugaitis Beadwork artist Myrlande Constant has spend nearly three decades honing the craft of her intricate flag tableaux. Often spanning six or seven feet, the large-scale flags feature religious, historical, and mythological scenes, surrounded by...