This week; a sad announcement from Samantha Wills, a less sad announcement from Crocs, new releases from Madewell x Karen Walker and the best sales in Sydney - all for your perusal.
One could suggest that successive identity-based political movements have most indelibly left their impact on the production of art through the explosion of the myth of the individual artistic genius.
While the current exhibition of John Russell’s work at the Art Gallery of New South Wales is an incredible insight into both French and Australian impressionism in the 1880’s-1920’s, the real marvel of the exhibition is its revelation of the global influences that characterized this movement in European art and the continued influence these dialogue have had on contemporary art.
This week, look at how artists explore their natural world and how it can be interpreted through their art. Artists use the natural environment to shape their understanding of their own thoughts and ideas and also as a platform to express themselves.
The Paper Kites are currently one of Australia’s leading indie pop bands. After numerous Australian and overseas tours and their 2011 single Bloom gaining Gold status in North America, The Paper Kites have found a loyal worldwide following.
On their debut single, Johnny Hunter told the world, “we want to be One of a Kind.” Last May, in a packed Lansdowne Hotel, the larger than life lead singer, sporting eyeliner, one shiny earring and a flowing red mullet, paraded through the crowd …
Coming to listeners from the deep underground of Melbourne’s clubbing scene, Short Round mixes genres and styles to give an energetic hour that refuses to hit the brakes. Taking influences from Melbourne’s minimalist and psy-trance scenes, Short Round has exploded over the city throughout the course of 2018.
The up and comers are at it again. Head out to a live gig this weekend to see some of the best new acts making a name for themselves on Sydney’s stages.
A good local pub strives to service the local area and aims to be all things to all people. The Governor, a new Australian pub in Macquarie Park, does just that with its expansive space, which includes a bistro, garden terrace and rooftop bar.
Enter through the bullet-sprayed roller doors and emerge into Bang Bang, an izakaya emulating the gritty alleyways of Tokyo’s Shinjuku district. Tucked in to Darling Square’s Steam Mill Lane, Bang Bang invites you in with an open kitchen where you can grab a stool at the yatai stand …
The Provincial’s new Mediterranean menu offers the perfect solution to Sydneysiders’ love for long, European summers. The Provincial’s new menu will temporarily transport you to the colourful Italian coast or that Greek island that you have always dreamt of visiting.
My main draw to photography is the profound sense of gratification I get from capturing the perfect moment, the best angle, a beautiful stroke of light.
Born in Iran, I grew up interested in the fascinating world that surrounded me. The colours, the smells, the culture, the intensity. I was moved at a young age to capture what I saw through my lens.
People. People really inspired me to start shooting. I had a fascination with faces, expressions and different types of beauty. I started off with an old school camera, taking fun pictures at parties and social events.