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Melburnin by Inga Walton

June 30, 2013 |

Founded in 1861, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is Australia’s oldest public art gallery. Many of its significant and diverse holdings are due, in part, to the greatest benefactor in Australia’s visual arts history, Alfred Felton (1831-1904). The residue … Read More

Dressing the Movies Part One by Inga Walton

June 20, 2013 |

In another coup for the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces program, Hollywood Costume is at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) until 18 August, 2013. An initiative of the Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A), London, its season there (20 October, … Read More

ACTease by Courtney Symes

June 2, 2013 |

The talk of the town in Canberra this month has been Patricia Piccinini’s Skywhale hot-air balloon. This unidentifiable half bird/half beast has Canberrans divided. Ian Warden of the Canberra Times eloquently summaries Canberra’s bewilderment: “Now whole classes of Canberrans (like, … Read More

Greetings from Hackensack N.J. by Ben Laycock

June 1, 2013 |

Lots of squirrels, most of them squashed, plenty of rain and sleet and mist and fog but no snow. It’s Christmas 2006. This is the first year since 1860 that it hasn’t snowed by Christmas time. The people are a … Read More

Greenwish #15 by Robyn Gibson (designs by Horse)

June 1, 2013 |

Straw Skyscrapers It could be something from a Star Wars movie, the bottom of the sea, a futuristic manifesto, or a hairdresser’s nightmare … But it’s actually a concept for an extension to an existing building in Stockholm, from Belatchew … Read More

Stralian Stories: Squizzy Taylor by Neil Boyack

June 1, 2013 |

My dad said to me once that his dad (a person I never met), was a gangster.  He would have been alive and kicking around the time of Squizzy Taylor, and if he was a gangster he definitely would have … Read More

Dear Dreamboat

June 1, 2013 |

Dear Dreamboat

The dream centres on a woman. I’ve known her for decades. She is married and has children, lives somewhere between London, Somalia and the coast of Taiwan. She is an eccentric, maternalistic blonde with the body of a … Read More

Greetings From Huanchaco by Ben Laycock

May 1, 2013 |

Ok, so we left Lima on a high note, but our arduous journey was not quite over. We had set off some months ago, you may recall, from the Atlantic coast of Brazil, and our quest would not be complete … Read More

Greenwish #14 by Robyn Gibson + Horse

May 1, 2013 |

Rubberised Keyboards for the musician with a festish Roli’s ‘Seabord’ is a new patent-pending rubberised keyboard lets you bend and twist the keys as you play to affect the way it sounds! It’s like bending a guitar string as opposed … Read More

Stralian Stories by Neil Boyack

May 1, 2013 |

I speak as a novice on the world of mining, yet I know that mining is a heated, daily discussion in numerous political, professional, community and social media circles. Mining affects communities and individuals in many basic ways. It affects … Read More