Advocacy: Letter published in The Australian: ASIO wants too much, April 30, 2013
Advocacy / Notes & Observations

Advocacy: Letter published in The Australian: ASIO wants too much, April 30, 2013

From: The Australian  April 30, 2013 12:00A CASSANDRA Wilkinson is right (“Some questions to be asked about ASIO’s powers”, 27-28/4). The laws enabling state intrusion into our lives are too important to be left to the espiocrats to draft, especially when they are proposing the internet communication of every Australian be stored for two years. ASIO argues … Continue reading

Art Review

Art Review: Performative Prints from the Torres Strait, Arts Centre, Melbourne, Gallery 1 23 March – 23 June 2013

Gallery 1 in the Arts Centre is easy to pass by, but it’s always worth popping your head in to see what’s on and, right now there is an eye-popping exhibition of prints from Torres Strait Islander artists. Curated by Ellen José, this exhibition draws on contemporary works of masks, ceramics and linoprints from the … Continue reading

Art Review: ‘Rudolph en gelée’ – Kohei Nawa at the National Gallery of Victoria
Art Review / Notes & Observations

Art Review: ‘Rudolph en gelée’ – Kohei Nawa at the National Gallery of Victoria

Kohei NAWA, Japan PixCell–Red Deer 2012 The new acquisition of a sculpture by Japanese artist Kohei Nawa is all that you could want: it is a glittering addition to the NGV foyer on St Kilda Road.  The first impression is rather like a giant chandelier anchored upside down to the ground, an image emphasized by … Continue reading

Concert Review: Eric Whitacre at Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University
Concert Review / Music / Notes & Observations

Concert Review: Eric Whitacre at Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University

Eric Whitaker: A Wife in Concert Performance: 12 April 2013, at Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University, Presented by the Monash University Academy of Performing Arts Eric Whitacre is a celebrity—his concert at Robert Blackwood Hall was promoted on Classic Breakfast on ABC FM.  You literally can’t buy publicity like that on Australia’s national broadcaster. Eric Whitacre In … Continue reading