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Film and Foliage – an Interview With Ash Wheelhouse

Art

An interview with florist Ash Wheelhouse

September 22 2017

Body Type Bigsound Photo Diary

Music

Music conference Bigsound has wrapped up for another year and your fav band Body Type gives us an inside peek with their photo diary.

September 21 2017

An Interview With Hatchie

Music

Introducing Harriette and her similitude-nay-creative persona, Hatchie.

September 5 2017

Making Modernism with TLN and Kim

Art

Take a look at Making Modernism now showing at the AGNSW with TLN and Kim

September 1 2017

An Interview With Kardajala Kirridarra

Music

An interview with Eleanor of Kardajala Kirridarra, hailing from the northern communities of Marlinja and Kulumindini ahead of their BIGSOUND performance.

August 30 2017

Making Modernism with TLN and Kitty

Art

Take a look at Making Modernism now showing at the AGNSW with TLN and Kitty

August 11 2017

Making Modernism with TLN and Evi O

Art

Take a look into Making Modernism now showing at the AGNSW with TLN and Evi O

August 8 2017

Rebel Yell Previews Lookbook & New Track “Pressure Drop”

Music

Grace Stevenson is the individual behind Rebel Yell, creating brooding, industrial, electronic music. With a Korg ESX-1 and Metal zone pedal amongst others in tow Rebel Yell creates a heavy, haunting experience.

July 4 2017

Shokufeh Kavani Embodies The Multi-Skilled Creative As A Painter, Working Nurse, Humanitarian And Translator

Art

Shokufeh Kavani is an Iranian contemporary artist living in Sydney. An embodiment of the multi-skilled creative, she maintains an art practice as a painter while balancing life as a working nurse and translator

June 26 2017

Justine Muller On Artistic Practice, Memorable Moments And Life On The Road

Art

Justine Muller's practice is inquisitive and fluid working across painting, photography, drawing and sculptural mediums which are often the result of being on the road.

June 26 2017

Childhood, Touring & Fear: A Conversation With Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker

Music

When we caught up with front woman of Big Thief, Adrianne Lenker, it was the eve of their LP launch for Capacity, between dinner and a night of preparation.

June 23 2017

Sampa The Great’s Five Thoughts On Finding Her Inner Hero

Music

Some inspiration ahead of the weekend

June 16 2017

Oh Pep! On How Artists Should Use Their Public Platform

Music

Hailing from Melbourne, Olivia Hally and Pepita Emmerichs make up the folk pop duo, Oh Pep!

June 9 2017

The Ladies Live x Vivid Series: Carla Uriarte, Ayebatonye Abrakasa and Aisling Kissane On What They Can’t Live Without

Music

The Ladies Live X Vivid event is almost here so we thought we would introduce the three DJs who will be supplying you with beats on the night.

May 31 2017

The Ladies Live x Vivid Series: Gussy On Music, Creative Process And Where Sydney’s Support For Emerging Musicians Is At Right Now

Music

Applying the word versatile to Gussy is almost an understatement of their breadth and depth of knowledge and understanding – not just about the world of music, but the world at large.

May 30 2017

The Ladies Live x Vivid Series: Phoebe Twigg

Music

Phoebe Twigg took some time out of her travels to chat about her old music blog, touring, and her upcoming EP.

May 28 2017

An Interview With Heart People’s Rachel Rutt On Their EP ‘Homecoming’ Out Today!

Music

A multi-sensory experience, Heart People’s unique music blurs lines between genres and creates a lush atmosphere like no other.

May 26 2017

Dreams, Time & Brazil: Angie On Her Latest Album, ‘Shyness’

Music

This record began on a breeze, its rhythms felt through natural reverberations in the ground.

May 23 2017

Photographic Pen Pals: Friendship and Creative Collaboration in the Internet Age with Matilde and Paula

Photography

Matilde and Paula have a unique friendship, an enchanting story backed with beautiful imagery. The pair has transcended the divide of the seas and time differences...

May 22 2017

The Ladies Live x Vivid Series: Lupa J Chats Femininity, Insecurities & Her Latest Single, ‘Put Me Back Together’

Music

At 19 years old, Lupa J guides her own musical and creative journey: controlling her writing, recording and production processes.

May 22 2017

We Chat To Theia About ‘Glitter-Pop’, Greek Mythology and Supporting Each Other’s Successes

Music

Theia is the stage name for the talented Christchurch artist Em-Haley Walker, an artist of meaningful lyricism, which sees the young artist write about the angst and bliss of youth, love, heartbreak.

May 22 2017

Canberra Three-Piece ‘Oranges’ Debut Their New Single, ‘Crackenback’

Music

Oranges are a young three-piece rock band from Canberra, and we're stoked to be featuring their debut single ‘Crackenback’! Here, members Luciana, Emma & Shoeb talk about their friendship-turned-working relationship,

May 19 2017

Meet Abi Crompton, Founder of Fitzroy’s Coolest Art Store, Third Drawer Down

Art

Sitting with Abi, the Founder and CEO of Third Drawer Down, felt like reuniting with an old friend. She is a woman who knows everything there is to know about the world of art and business...

May 15 2017

Everything You Want To Know About Travelling In Toronto

Editorial

This absolute gem of a cultural paradise is right above the US, and the average American knows hardly anything about it…except maybe that it’s where Drake is from.

May 15 2017

The Menstrual Cup: A Lesson in Appreciating My Own Experience Of Womanhood

Editorial

Periods. They are a bloody inconvenience, aren’t they?

May 15 2017

Five Tips for Cultivating A Sustainable Wardrobe, According To Zeitgeist Label

Fashion

Tanushri Saha, the woman behind Zeitgeist Label is re-designing second hand clothes into wearable and unique garments without generating excess waste.

May 11 2017

Julie Byrne On Her Album ‘Not Even Happiness.’

Music

Julie Byrne’s second album ‘Not Even Happiness’, released this year, is a meditation on the magic conjured by the natural world and a feast of roaming, human experiences.

May 10 2017

The Evolution Of Punk And Trump’s Impeachment: An Interview With Boss Hog’s Cristina Martinez

Music

Boss Hog’s front lady Cristina Martinez has been giving her pipes a workout alongside her husband Jon Spencer, and fellow bandmates Jens Jurgensen, Hollis Queens and Mickey Finn since 1989.

May 9 2017

Liv Siddall; Producer, ‘Rough Trade’ Editor And Writer Of Over 1,789 Articles On What It Takes To Make A Magazine

Editorial

Victoria Hermitage speaks to Liv Siddall; music lover, podcast maker and editor of Rough Trade magazine

May 8 2017

Get Your Animal-Friendly Glow On With The Best Cruelty Free Highlighters And Illuminators

Fashion

Cait Emma Burke gives us the run down on five quality highlighters free from animal testing

May 8 2017

Listen to Adrianna Krikl’s Eclectic New EP, ‘sonicDISTRACTIONS’

Art

Caitlin Ellen Moore reviews Adrianna Krikl’s cinematic new EP

May 8 2017

From Spain to Singapore, These Are Five Photographers You Should Keep Your Eye On

Photography

Caitlin Ellen Moore introduces us to five of her favourite artists from a selection of different countries

May 8 2017

“Daddy’s Little Girl”: Why I Think Possessive Tropes Are Yet Another Form Of Objectification

Editorial

Delia Murray discusses the ingrained infantalisation and possession of women through possessive fatherly tropes

May 4 2017

fEMPOWER Are Bringing Discussions On Sex, Feminism And Gender To Australian Classrooms

Editorial

Meet the Sydney-based organisation taking on the status quo of the current high school system

May 4 2017

Writing, Open Mic Nights & Sitting Alone In Coffee Shops: An Interview With Georgia Mulligan.

Music

Following the release of her new single, Any Given Day, earlier this month, Georgia is currently recording and exploring in Western Australia. Expect more from this bundle of talent real soon!

May 3 2017

Words Of Wisdom, By Musician Ella Fence

Music

Bold and consuming, Ella Fence gives us an insight into her creative process and a taste of her new passionate and raw EP before her upcoming Motel Tour.

May 3 2017

Artist Imogen Renee Rose Explores Grief In Her Latest Exhibition, ‘I’ll Be Seeing You’

Art

Laura Bracken chats to Imogen Renee Rose about her fabulous series, "I'll Be Seeing You" get to know the artist and process behind the paint and see what it's all about.

May 3 2017

The Elephant In The Room When It Comes To Abusive Relationships: ‘But Why Didn’t She ‘Just Leave’?’

Editorial

Madison Griffiths discusses domestic abuse and the assumption that women play an active role in their victimisation

May 3 2017

Christy Garland Shows Us The Competitive and High-Pressure World Of Cheerleading In The Arctic Circle With Her Film ‘Cheer Up’

Film

‘Cheer Up’ is a feature documentary by director Christy Garland set in Finland that reworks ideas of success and failure, of womanhood and of family.

May 1 2017

Moody Beach On Being A Flight Attendant, Writing In Hotel Rooms And Her Single ‘Vanilla’

Music

If you’ve been waiting for you next grunge indie dream gal to enter your life, well here she is, Moody Beach,.

April 28 2017

WATCH: Cookie Baker ‘The Summer’ ft. Tim Rogers

Music

Cookie Baker’s all at once aching and uplifting upcoming single ‘The Summer’ ft Aussie folk and rock legend Tim Rogers of YOU AM I, is set for release Mon 1st May 2017.

April 26 2017

5 Acts To Catch At Brisbane’s Blurst Of Times Festival

Music

We chat to 5 acts playing at Blurst of Times Festival happening in Brisbane this week.

April 25 2017

It’s 4 Years Since The Rana Plaza Factory Collapsed In Bangladesh, So What Can We Do To Help The Planet And Avoid These Tragedies?

Fashion

An interview Kirsten Lee, a member of the Fashion Revolution volunteer team who is completing her PhD in ethical and sustainable fashion

April 25 2017

It’s Fashion Revolution Week And Disposable Fashion Sucks, So We Asked These Stylish Ladies Which Item Of Clothing They’ll Never Get Rid Of

Fashion

Cait Emma Burke profiles five creative and stylish ladies about which versatile item of clothing they treasure most, and why they'd never throw it out

April 24 2017

Rapper Miss Blanks Is The Creative Force The Australian Music Industry Needs Right Now

Music

An interview with Brisbane-based musician Miss Blanks

April 20 2017

Snapchat, Porn and Unsolicited Messages: Why Consent Always Applies Online

Editorial

Candace Chidiac discusses her experiences with consent and harassment on social media

April 20 2017

PREMIERE: Squidgenini’s New Single ‘Alligator’ Perfectly Sums Up The Experience Of Fending Off Creepers

Music

A premiere of Squidgenini's latest track, Alligator

April 20 2017

Get A Taste Of 70s Social Activism At 107 Projects’ THARUNKA to THOR – Journalism, Politics and Art 1970-1973 Exhibition

Art

Tess Peters reviews the current exhibition at 107 Projects which demonstrates revolutionary past UNSW student magazine Tharunka and the social and political contexts of the 70s

April 20 2017

How Two Sisters’ ‘mastectoTEE’ Design Became A Global Breast Cancer Fundraising Sensation

Fashion

Created by Wellington sisters Johanna and Brittany Cosgrove in October 2016, Nope Sisters Clothing began with a simple idea; a t-shirt embroidered with the scars left behind post breast cancer treatment

April 18 2017

Sleep Pile Social Calendar 18-4-17

Events

Sleep Pile brings us a weekly social calendar highlighting events happening in Sydney.

April 18 2017

Barcelona-based Photographer Olga de la Iglesia Captures People And Moments In Still Life

Art

Madalyn Trewin interviews photographer and fashion director Olga de la Iglesia

April 18 2017

My Ode To Drag Queens: How RuPaul’s Drag Race Has Influenced Me

Editorial

Laura Bracken discusses the ways that she has been deeply inspired by drag

April 18 2017

Aldous Harding On Frank Zappa, Working With PJ Harvey’s Producer And What Happiness Is

Music

Jessica Mincher chats to New Zealand artist Aldous Harding about her upcoming album, 'Party.'

April 18 2017

Israeli Filmmaker Ziv Mamon On Creating Strong Roles For Women And Redefining The Power Balance In Film

Film

Last Round is one of the many short films on the upcoming FFS Festival line up, written and directed by Ziv Mamon

April 18 2017

Dena Curtis’ New Film Explores Grief, Family Tension, Aboriginality, Cultural Traditions And Taboos

Film

Nan and a Whole Lot of Trouble, written by Sue McPherson and directed by award-winning filmmaker Dena Curtis is on the upcoming FFS lineup

April 18 2017

Watch: Melbourne Label SISTER Drops AW17 Collection ‘Change Of Heart’

Fashion

Melbourne label SISTER drops a fashion film for their latest AW17 Collection, 'Change of Heart.'

April 14 2017

Shop Ladies: Crafty Introvert Michelle Gillies Turned Her Home Into Popular Brisbane Gift Store, Nook

Art

Michelle Gillies, the sweet soul behind popular Brisbane design and gift store, Nook, has a passion for supporting local and small business’.

April 12 2017

Jacqui Burnes On Her Artistic Ethos, Her Penchant For Black Coffee, And Her Creative Concept Gallery ‘Enough Space’

Art

Jacqui Burnes is a gallery co-director and illustrator from Melbourne whose ethos revolves about lifting people up, in providing a space and a launch pad for young female identifying artists

April 12 2017

NYC Photographer Shannon Finnell On Supporting Women Professionally And Personally

Art

Shannon Finnell is a New York based photographer who explores ideas of gender and politics through long term projects.

April 12 2017

“The Most Important Thing For Us Girls Is To Just Kick Ass”, Introducing Singer/Producer Noga Erez

Music

Former jazz musician turned electro-pop singer, songwriter, producer, keyboardist and technology master, Noga Erez

April 12 2017

Here are The Best Australian & New Zealand Fashion Labels To Follow On The Gram

Fashion

In an Instagram rut? Let these 8 labels from Australia and New Zealand help.

April 12 2017

For Film’s Sake: Spotlight Questionnaire with Lucy Knox, Director of ‘I Will Treasure Your Friendship’

Film

A questionnaire with Lucy Knox ahead of the screening of her film 'I Will Treasure Your Friendship' at For Film Sake Festival

April 12 2017

Isobel Kate Scott on Painting, Creating Giant Disco Balls, Hand-Embroidering Denim Jackets And Characterising Plasticine For A Living

Art

London-based Australian artist Isobel Kate Scott on her humorous and colourful multi-disciplinary creations

April 12 2017

Say Hello To Your Thursday Night Plans, Thanks To BADGIRL GARDEN

Music

Sydney ladies - say hello to your Thursday night plans.

April 12 2017

‘Bad Girl’ Film: The Australian Thriller Replacing Familiar Outback Tropes With Complex Teenage Relationships

Film

Bad Girl is an Australian film with a difference. It leaves familiar outback tropes and shotgun wielding psychopaths behind to focus on an equally captivating and unnerving subject matter: teenage girls.

April 9 2017

Treat Your Ears To Electronic Musician Daisy’s Curated Playlist of Bangers

Music

Listen to Sydney-based electronic musician Daisy's playlist of songs that have inspired her musical journey.

April 7 2017

For Film’s Sake Spotlight Questionnaire: Chloe De Brito and Alexandra Adoncello

Film

An interview with director Chloe De Brito and producer Alexandra Adoncello, the powerhouse duo behind Edo, showing at the upcoming For Film's Sake festival

April 7 2017

Shop Ladies: Bethany Wicks and Brigid Gordon on Their Multi-City Clothing Exchange Business, SWOP

Fashion

An interview with SWOP’s leading ladies Bethany Wicks and Brigid Gordon about friendship, responsible shopping practices and being a woman in business

April 7 2017

Track by Track: Sophie Koh ‘Book Of Songs’

Music

Musician Sophie Koh gives us a track by track insight into her latest album 'Book of Songs.'

April 6 2017

Meet Siobhan O’mcGinnity; Musician, Research Audiologist And Not-For-Profit Creator

Music

An interview with Siobhan O’mcGinnity on juggling her passion for music with making a difference

April 6 2017

Listen To Zellow’s Soulful Debut Single ‘Be Down’

Music

Caitlin Moore reviews Zellow's latest track 'Be Down'

April 6 2017

Six Cheap and Cheerful Beauty Pick Me Ups

Fashion

Cait Emma Burke gives us a run-down of six beauty buys guaranteed to cheer you up without spending a fortune

April 6 2017

Ten Collage Artists You Should Be Insta-Stalking

Art

Sophia Somerville introduces us to ten unique and talented collage artists from around the world

April 6 2017

Let This New Online Publication ‘Lindsay’ Transport You To Unfamiliar Places

Editorial

An interview with Beth Wilkinson, founder and creative force behind Lindsay, a new online publication dedicated to place and culture.

April 5 2017

Le Pie Video Premiere: ‘White Walls & Promises,’ An Exploration Of Dreams & Motherhood

Music

We're premiering the first music video off Le Pie's upcoming EP, 'White Walls & Promises' directed by Hannah Dougherty.

April 5 2017

PREMIERE: Pink Noise Mixtape Vol. 1, A Collection Of Curated Lady-Centric Tracks

Music

The wonderful women behind Pink Noise release the first instalment of their curated lady-centric mixtape series

April 4 2017

Ethical Fashion Label Lois Hazel’s 5th Collection ‘Float’

Fashion

Melbourne label Lois Hazel goes above and beyond to inform consumers of how their garments are made. We chat to designer Lois McGruer-Fraser about tips for buying ethical fashion.

April 4 2017

JBC Lingerie, The Intimates Label Taking On Society’s Narrow (And Boring) Definition Of Sexy

Fashion

An interview with Jarrah Benwell-Clarke, the babe-in-charge at inclusive and body-positive intimates label JBC lingerie

April 3 2017

The Womanhood Project Brings Positivity, Inclusion And Diverse Bodies To Nude Photography

Art

The Womanhood Project, run by two Montreal-based artists, shines a light on realistic body expectations and the experience of being a 'woman'

April 3 2017

Sleep Pile Social Calendar 3-4-17

Events

Sleep Pile brings us a weekly social calendar highlighting events happening in Sydney.

April 3 2017

‘Beijing Being’ Explores Loneliness, Travel And Platonic Love

Film

Beijing Being, a film directed and written by English/Australian filmmaker and actress Emma Jaay explores loneliness, friendship and being a foreigner in an unfamiliar city

March 31 2017

FFS Director Sophie Mathisen Talks Equality In Film And Running A Festival Like No Other

Film

For Film’s Sake’s Festival Director Sophie Mathisen on the ways that change can be cultivated in the film industry, her favourite female filmmakers, and what we can expect from the festival.

March 31 2017

Art, Homewares And Indoor Plants: Herbert Flores Is Your New Go-To Store For Beautiful Living

Art

We chat to owner Samantha Poulter about how Herbert Flores came to be, her favourite plants, and selling 'living homewares'

March 31 2017

Jazz Party’s Loretta Miller Talks Narrative Lyrics, Her Latest Single And Bonding With Women In Music

Music

Loretta Miller from Jazz Party discusses her emotional and narrative music ahead of her upcoming show at Howler

March 30 2017

The Big Moon Chat SXSW And Their Upcoming Debut Album ‘Love in the 4th Dimension’

Music

Juliette, Soph, Celia and Fern are The Big Moon, a London Girl band whose music often starts with a bit of a searching tease before it takes off. Ancika chats to lead singer Juliette about their upcoming release.

March 30 2017

Sarah Belkner’s Album Takes On Aging, Expectations, And The Very Notion Of Time

Music

Ahead of her upcoming shows across Sydney and Melbourne, we caught up with Sarah Belkner to chat about her new album, her creative process and the notion of time

March 29 2017

LISTEN: Tokyo-Based Producer and DJ, Powder, Drops Her Fourth EP ‘H’

Music

Tokyo based producer and DJ Moko Shibata, aka Powder, has just dropped her fourth EP, H, through Cocktail d’Amore

March 27 2017

Get Your Popcorn Ready: For Film’s Sake is the Female-Centric Film Festival You’ve Been Waiting For

Film

Introducing For Film's Sake, the Sydney-based film festival grounded on gender equality in the film industry and the telling of diverse stories

March 27 2017

Sleep Pile Social Calendar 27-3-17

Events

Sleep Pile brings us a weekly social calendar highlighting events happening in Sydney.

March 27 2017

Alice Ivy Talks Production, Growing Up On Santana And Her Current Tour With Urthboy

Music

An interview with singer, songwriter and producer, Alice Ivy

March 27 2017

Getting Old With Julia Jacklin: Tartan Lover, Good Charlotte Fan, And Shower Thinker

Music

Jade Toomey sits down with the Aussie folk singer to chat nostalgia, punk and pushing back.

March 27 2017

Andrina Manon On Experimenting, Creating Characters And Her ‘100 Days Of Watercolour’ Project

Art

Caitlin Ellen Moore interviews artist Andrina Manon about her artistic inspiration, creating characters and her current project.

March 23 2017

Five Innovative Makeup Artists Worth Following on Instagram

Fashion

Cait Emma Burke introduces us to five creative and unique makeup artists you should be following on Instagram

March 23 2017

Filthyratbag Is Illustrating The Fine Line Between Comedy And Tragedy

Art

An interview with Celeste Mountjoy AKA Filthyratbag about social media, David Bowie and not taking things too seriously

March 23 2017

Kate Just Is Here To Knit Powerful Wom*n And Be Your Feminist Fan

Art

Jenni Mazaraki visits Kate Just in her studio to discuss intersectionality, artistry and her 'feminist fan' series

March 23 2017

We Chat With Artist Molly Stephenson about Expressionist Drawing And Exploring The Female Form

Art

An interview with artist Molly Stephenson about her practice, representations of the female body and dream projects

March 23 2017

16-Year-Old Photographer Olivia Smith On Creative Outlets For Teens And Balancing Her Passion With High School

Art

Lauren McCurry interviews Olivia Smith

March 22 2017

Listen To Kate Martin’s “Set My Life To Fire”, A Powerful Vocal Triumph

Music

Laura Bracken interviews Kate Martin on her creative process and upcoming album launch

March 20 2017

The Op Shop Allure: Friend or Foe?

Editorial

Hannah Cole discusses the dark side of shopping second-hand

March 20 2017

A Guide To Writing (Good) Erotic Fiction

Editorial

Abby Fischbacher on how to write about sex, well.

March 20 2017

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