Lauren Guymer’s Parallel Universe

Every so often, a piece of art will just tickle your imagination. Sometimes it’s a colour or a face. Other times it’s a feeling — a vibe that thrills …

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Trampolene’s Artwork of Youth

With a lot of new bands emerging pretty much daily nowadays, to stand out isn’t as easy as it used to be. To come up with something that makes you different from …

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Nothing But Thieves have it all, literally

Whoever said Essex never produces great music talent? Nothing But Thieves, five lads from that very locale, are taking it to the masses with their self-titled debut …

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An Open Letter to “Reverse Racism”

Dear “Reverse Racism”, I do not wish to make you feel marginalised or victimised (I can imagine the ways in which the system has persecuted you, I’d hate to c …

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Must-See Art: ‘Getting By’ by Astrotwitch at OTK.

In times of political turbulence, art has often been our saving grace. Not in so much as it’s anything like miraculous. No, the wonder of art is that it inspires …

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Creative Industries & The Unpaid Internship: A Tumultuous Love Story

Unpaid internships are an increasingly accepted and required step in building a career in creative and information based industries including journalism, filmmaking …

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Ali Barter gives us the low down on her debut album and supporting The Preatures

With the release of her debut album A Suitable Girl back in March last year and supporting the likes of  Stevie Nicks, there’s no slowing down for the Melb …

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Are the Oscar’s Obsolete? Or Just Out-of-Touch?

Short answer – Obsolete: no. Out-of-touch: hell yes. The reality is, awards season is a game. The whole industry, the Hollywood branch, is an elaborate game o …

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Candy Ng’s Whimsical World of Imagination at Off the Kerb

Melbourne-based graphic artist and illustrator Candy Ng is a bit of a globetrotter. Born in Hong Kong, Candy made the move to Australia at age 17, and has studied b …

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Calling All Emerging Artists!

If you haven’t heard of NEU NOW, now’s the time to familiarise yourself. A live arts festival and all-round cultural extravaganza which takes place in Amsterdam …

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