In Funny Weather, critic Olivia Laing makes a case for why art matters in these dark times, and questions the state of critical culture.
This collection explores the varied experiences of living in the Arab diaspora in Australia, countering the portrayal of the Australian media, which ranges from homogenisation to racism.
Jeanine Hourani reveals why it takes a story to displace a story.
The Museum of Inherited Memories exhibits artistic interpretations of the shifting shapes of memories over time.
In San Francisco four refugees arrive fleeing harassment and violence, only to find that their freedom in the US is still uncertain. In the age of Trump’s anti-immigration, seeking asylum can take years and too often they find themselves struggling with basic human rights and needs.
For They Know Not What They Do shines a light on love, gender, sexuality and faith. Focusing on gay and transgender Americans and their devout families, it gives an insight into the mechanics and struggles of acceptance.
The story of a terrifying period in modern history, 5B chronicles how one ward became a standard of genuine human care in a realm of fear mongering and paranoia.
Right Now previews Queer Screen’s 27th annual Mardi Gras Film Festival, focusing on belonging on a global scale and the struggles of LGBTQIA+ people.
Janelle Koh speaks with Nathan Tang for Right Now about workshopping big ideas with young people, and how creativity and philosophy can change the world.
Janelle Koh speaks with Prema Arasu about the Own Voices Storytelling Festival, and the importance of encouraging creative practices in pursuit of human rights.
Sarah Yeung reflects on the Quantum Words festival, investigating the ways in which science and language interact through colonial discourse and Indigenous knowledges.