The Art of the Art Documentary

Most art is meant to stand alone, without explanation. It is for the audience to decide on its meaning and value. Read the rest

Behind the Magic

Everyone who has ever stepped foot inside a theatre knows that it is made of magic. There’s something about seeing a story unfold right in front of your eyes that makes it so much more special than anything else. Read the rest

(Actually) Looking at Art

It only took a quarter of an hour for them to start questioning everything. They declared that their heads had started to hurt, brows were visibly furrowed – they scraped their fingers on their scalps looking for answers. Read the rest

On the Fence: Security and Transparency at Parliament House

At the central confluence of the diverging geometry around which Walter Burley Griffin designed the city of Canberra sits ‘New’ Parliament House. Read the rest

Optical Experiences: An Interview with Cat Mueller

If you look at the sky, particularly when the light is quite bright or evenly dispersed, you may notice a certain optical phenomenon known as ‘floaters’. Read the rest

Raw and Untamed: Art, Not Apart

Image: Hotel Hotel Art, Not Apart is probably Canberra’s most extreme festival. The highly accolated curators aim to provide art for everyone – from an interactive pottery workshop/instillation that children and adults alike can enjoy, to wild, raunchy and provocative after parties. Read the rest

Suicide: The Meaning of Death and Life

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

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