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troublemag | August 14, 2020

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ACTease April 2014

April 2, 2014 |


by Courtney Symes


What is your favourite children’s book? No matter how hard I try, I can’t choose one. Now that my eldest daughter is nearly two, I have to confess that I’m enjoying rediscovering my old favourite … Read More

How to Define Nothing: Twoone

April 2, 2014 |


When Twoone (Hiroyasu Tsuri) first arrived in Melbourne from Japan in early 2000, he didn’t speak a word of English. Lucky enough for him, if you paint walls and skate around all day, your style speaks for you. A … Read More

When in Rome: Piranesi Captivates Melbourne

April 2, 2014 |


“An artist who would do himself honour, and acquire a name, must not content himself with copying faithfully the ancients, but studying their work he ought to show himself of an inventive, and I had almost said, of a … Read More

Mermaids in Folklore & Australian Indigenous Culture

March 3, 2014 |


by Vanessa Witschi  

Mermaids are present in the folklore of many cultures around the world. They can be found in Native American culture, Ancient Greek and Roman cultures, as well as in Asia (particularly China, Japan, Indonesia and … Read More

Eat me Love me SEE me: Hotham Street Ladies

March 3, 2014 |


by Klare Lanson  

“Let them eat cake.” – Marie Antoinette  

I remember receiving a text message back in 2007 from a girlfriend requesting I reply with my favourite recipe; to be used for an inner city community … Read More

Superhigh at Kunsthalle Platoon, Berlin, Germany

March 3, 2014 |


World Television Day 2013 (November 21st) saw the world premiere of Boris Eldagsen and Sabine Taeubner‘s mockumentary-reality competition Superhigh debuted at the Kunsthalle Platoon in Berlin. This projection took the form of a 40 minute reality television show in … Read More

Submerge: 10 years in the making of …

March 3, 2014 |


by Courtney Symes  

The reality of being an ‘overnight-success-story’ is a rare phenomenon, particularly in the creative industry. As an art enthusiast, writer, and small business owner, I have first-hand experience of the years of hard work and … Read More

Taiwan 101

February 3, 2014 |


by Dmetri Kakmi


Ever thought of visiting Taipei, the capital of Taiwan? Didn’t think so. Neither did I, until my friend Ross invited me to join him there for New Year’s celebrations. It’s off the beaten track and … Read More

Georgia MacGuire: Healing Dresses

February 3, 2014 |


by Laura Skerlj


In the periphery of Eugene von Guérard’s painting, Mr. John King’s Station (1861), a gardener tends a border of roses. The pink flowers flicker amidst the virescent scenery. Nearby, Mr. John King himself watches on … Read More

Katie Noonan: Love is a Circus

February 3, 2014 |


by Steve Proposch


Way back in 1998 a little indie-pop band from Brisbane released their first self-titled album, George. The band included Katie Noonan on vocals and keys, Katie’s brother Tyrone on vox, guitar and keys, Geoff Green … Read More