Of Copper and Silver

My long, luscious hair with my thick eyebrows, along with my eyelashes, are all dark and rich. I pair bright, Red lipstick and gleaming Gold jewelleries, accentuating the opulence of my Brown skin. Read the rest

Precious arrival

He gazed at the sky, icy flakes floating down from the billows of dark greying mass. Soft fountains of mist formed with each breath. Read the rest

Cultural Identity and Authenticity: Am I a Fraud?

Art for Thought ‘Art For Thought’ is a fortnightly column by Janice Peh – she encourages readers to discuss what is happening in the world today, by meditating on a different artwork every fortnight. Read the rest

A Sea of White: A Glimpse into Canberra’s Classical Music Scene

A simple survey of the white-capped heads of the murmuring crowd, atop the plush red seats of Llewellyn Hall, indicates the age of the majority of Canberra music goers. Read the rest

The Poetry of Protest

  Audre Lorde once stated: ‘Poetry is not a luxury’. Art should never be a luxury enjoyed by the elite or a separate domain enjoyed by the few. Read the rest

The Stories of One Billion Voices

  Almost two months after its release in China, prolific director Zhang Yimou’s historical fantasy epic The Great Wall is set to hit theatres in Western markets. Read the rest

Go Back to Where You Came From!

Art for Thought In ‘Art For Thought’, Janice Peh encourages readers to discuss what is happening in the world today by meditating on a different artwork every fortnight. Read the rest

The Fascinating Life of the Rich and Famous

Rowan Everard interviews Robert Wellington First things first, what is your position at the ANU? I’m a lecturer in Art history in the Centre for Art History and Art Theory in the School of Art, so I teach students from all manner of practise disciplines within the School of Art but also teach Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Arts students. Read the rest