Arts activist Scotia Monkivitch devised a walked performance and installation to poetically engage the public in dialogue on border politics during the 2014 G20.
The images and multimedia included in this article are republished from the South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault’s (SECASA’s) art group blog. The art group blog was established as part of SECASA’s of our ‘year of less text’ initiative, with funding from the Victorian Women’s Trust. The ‘year of less text’ aims to do more […]
By Emmeline Tyler. This article is part of our April and May focus on Arts and Human Rights. “Who wants to get into bed with the Victorian AIDS Council? BalletLab does.” – Phillip Adams. Phillip Adams BalletLab is partnering with the Victorian AIDS Council/Gay Men’s Health Centre to create Kingdom, a multi-layered visual and dance performance […]
By Rebecca Lister. This article is part of our April and May focus on Arts and Human Rights. The first thing I notice about Karen* is her smile. It is wide and open and when she smiles you can see her even, small teeth. Karen smiles a lot. At first I wonder if she smiles […]
By James Petty. This article is part of a series on human rights and video games. In most reviews and critical examinations of video games, analysis tends to focus on a few specific elements of gaming: violence (how much and what kind), narrative (its quality and how it is delivered) and player experience (what it is […]
By Brendan Keogh. This article is part of a series on human rights and video games. Videogames are art. Anyone who says otherwise either doesn’t know what videogames are or they don’t know what art is. Videogames are creative works produced by creative people trying to express something. It’s that simple. Just like all forms of […]
By Blue Mahy Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. – C.S. Lewis I believe what C.S. Lewis meant is that literature has a symbiotic relationship with the “real” world. Literature takes from the real world but within literature is also the power to reshape it. This is not to say that […]