Take a look at the different ways Australian artists represent our diverse landscape. Delve into the multiple mediums they use and the varied ways that they come together to engage with Australian identity.
Set entirely in the bedroom of 19 year-old Liv on the night of her birthday party, Rosie Licence’s third play effortlessly captures the veiled and confusing world of adolescent interactions; infused by alcohol and tauntingly preserved through the “tiny dots” of social media.
There’s no holding back for this week’s Culture Guide. Get immersed in figure and shape, or turn the whole thing on its head via performance, sound and, let’s be real, party!
Kansas is an artist and photographer living in Sydney, Australia. Known for her painterly portraits, we delved into the relationship between art and photography in her work.
Following the release of ‘Wonder’ earlier this year, San Mei was named the Triple J Unearthed Artist of the Week in May. This momentum has continued to put San Mei in the spotlight ahead of her second EP, titled ‘Heaven’.
Be it techno, drum and bass or dubstep, Big Ting Recordings strives to broaden Australia’s mix of electronic dance music and develop Sydney’s distinct bass sound. For this month’s BTR mix, they’ve collaborated with Sydney’s own Natalia Newling from FBi Radio to deliver a spring mix that’s heavy on the local artists and even heavier on the bass.
What are you doing on Sunday, February 3? Don’t know because it’s too far away? Well fear no more, because you now have plans, and they are Laneway Festival in Rozelle’s Callan Park.
For the second year running, on October 6 and 7 Oktoberwest will return to Marrickville’s Factory Theatre. Organised by the Inner West Brewery Association, Oktoberwest has given the traditional German festival the boot, and rebuilt it with a local Aussie spin.
Tucked away between the boutique design stores and coffee bars of Kings Lane in Darlinghurst is Joe’s Table, a bite-sized south-east Asian eatery. Joe’s Table might be hard to find, but it’s even harder to forget. Once you’ve eaten there, you’ll join its ever-growing list of regulars.
From September 17 until October 12, Campari is taking over the ivy precinct for this year’s Campari Red Nights series. Inspired by Campari’s artistic heritage, the versatile Italian aperitif will bring its curious and creative world to the ivy through a series of events.
While the memories might have faded, the image remains. To start off our roll of the Week series we take a look back on the weekend that Backyard Opera was transported to North Byron Parklands for the eighteenth instalment of Splendour in The Grass.
You know that thing that happens when you rub your eyes too much? Bright colours and a sparkly sense of vision? Well, for me, that’s Flight Facilities, a band that plays the aural accompaniment to a kaleidoscopic animation – a harmony between vision and sound that is out of this world and indescribable.
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.