Empire of Enchantment: The Story of Indian Magic John Zubrzycki On the surface, John Zubrzycki’s Empire of Enchantment: The Story of Indian Magic is just that: a story of magic. Painstakingly researched and beautifully pieced together, it presents to the reader the glorious history of a culture that embraced and revelled in the beauty of […]
The drawings of children in Home reveal a depth of experience and imagination, arising from the midst of violence and conflict.
Pettitt-Schipp’s debut book of poetry evokes the traumatic lives of refugees, the grandeur of nature and the importance of family.
Those who served this country speak out against discrimination in this revealing book and ensure that we know the fight is far from over.
Who has the right to censor our not-so-private lives? Hans Block and Moritz Riesewick explore censorship and trauma in this disturbing documentary.
I plucked a few blades of grass to throw in the air, the opposition team looked over in disgust. The rich scent of the earth wafted through my nostrils and rejuvenated my mind; the opinions and mockery that stained me washed away. ‘Go fuck off over into that bush, where you belong.’ There he stood, […]
This represents a profound difference to written languages, in that you could only learn an Aboriginal language by living in the lands and community, where and to whom the languages belongs. This nexus of language and culture is holistic, as every utterance defines individual and communal, spiritual and practical knowledge of place and law. It […]
The conversation around human rights comes in all forms, in this six-part series we explore that conversation through the lens of film.
Raafat Ishak plays with contrasting symbols and scale to bring his installation and paintings to life, redefining identity in a most surreal way.
“We are not either. We are not specifically Asian. We are not specifically Australian, but we live within that space,” says Dr Tammy Wong Hulbert, speaking about her exhibition Hyphenated that was shown at The Substation over March and April 2018. I encountered Tammy’s name several times on the Facebook group “Asian Australian Studies Research Network” before […]
In the remote Indian state of Meghalaya, the Khasi people work in life-threatening conditions to survive, but their will for independence remains strong.