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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

Step Inside The Imaginary World of Nana Sakata Ahead of Her Exhibition At Sydney Children’s Hospital

Art

Lotte Thomson-Vock interviews artist Nana Sakata about her ethereal illustrations

March 20 2017

Mixed-Media Artist Madi Luschwitz On Taking Risks, Art School Inhibitions and Patti Smith.

Art

Louisa Thurn interviews Northern Beaches-based artist Madi Luschwitz about her colourful and expressive mixed-media work

March 20 2017

Sleep Pile Social Calendar 20-3-17

Events

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

March 20 2017

Katy Tolj Is Tacking Issues Like Mental-Illness, Consent And Self-Love One Artwork At A Time

Art

Katharine Kennedy interviews Katy Tolj, an 18-year-old artist from Melbourne using abstract art and illustrations to explore mental illness.

March 19 2017

‘Cool Girls Celebrate Other Girls’: Why One Woman’s Success Is Not Another Woman’s Shortcoming

Editorial

Hannah McKittrick discusses the ingrained and patriarchal standards of competitiveness that women often feel among themselves

March 19 2017

Meet The Painter Who Captures The Streets of London Each Morning Before Her Day Job Begins

Art

An interview with Maddie Yuille, artist and documentary-maker living in London.

March 19 2017

Sleep Pile’s Sydney Social Calendar

Events

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

March 17 2017

Siri Define Beauty… At Interlude Gallery

Art

Louisa Thurn reviews the group show 'Siri Define Beauty...' at Glebe's Interlude Gallery

March 16 2017

Igniting Change Through Conversation: Her Words Series Launch Melbourne

Editorial

Kyra Gillespie captured the fun, energy and solidarity of the Her Words launch party last week in Melbourne

March 15 2017

We Talk Dolly Parton, Aesop And Being Unapologetically ‘Boss-y’ With Aeora

Music

Aeora (Lisa Spencer) riffs on writing music from her bedroom, opening up to collaboration, and teaching herself to yodel.

March 15 2017

Six Artists You Should Be #Following On Instagram

Art

Bree Caggiati selects six artists with stellar art and stalkable Instagram accounts

March 15 2017

Get To Know Mila Dietrich, The Techno Producer And DJ Hailing From The South Of France

Music

An interview with up-and-coming French techno producer and DJ Mila Dietrich

March 13 2017

Ella Hooper Chats About Magic, Heartbreak And The Video For Her Latest Single, ‘Good Wagon’

Music

An interview with Ella Hooper about her latest video and single ‘Good Wagon’, the mystic inspirations behind her fabulous double EP, and what lies in store for her in the year ahead.

March 13 2017

Inside ‘A Suitable Girl’ Zine By Ali Barter

Music

A look inside Issue 01 of Ali Barter's 'A Suitable Girl' zine series.

March 13 2017

Cowboy Hats May Be Back, But Were They Ever Truly in? – A Very Real And Very Serious Exposé

Fashion

Cait Emma Burke explores the very real phenomenon that has divided the fashion world - are cowboy hats in?

March 13 2017

WATCH: ‘Her Words’, An Intimate Video Interview Series Celebrating The Stories Of Female-Identifying People

Editorial

‘Her Words’ is a new female driven interview series working to celebrate diversity and fight inequality.

March 13 2017

Brisbane Band Babaganouj On Touring Japan, Social Media And Releasing Their Third EP In A Year

Music

With their latest EP, Brisbane band Babaganouj have come full circle. Clarity Restored marks both a confident conclusion to a series of works and a renewed beginning amidst plans for a debut album.

March 13 2017

Andy Garvey On Spacey Beats, Seizing The Moment And Her Newest Role As Producer at Triple J’s Mix Up

Music

An interview with Andy Garvery - Sydney DJ, the brains behind FBi Radio’s Pure Space and the newest producer of Triple J’s Mix Up

March 13 2017

Emma Watson’s Mission to Promote Sustainable Fashion and Eco Beauty

Editorial

Cait Emma Burke outlines Emma Watson's recommended products to get you started on your own sustainable beauty journey.

March 13 2017

NYC Duo Diet Cig On Underrepresented Voices In Music And Their Unique Genre Of ‘Slop-Pop’

Music

An interview with front woman of NYC band 'Diet Cig', Alex Luciano

March 12 2017

Isabel Of Pumarosa On The Silent History Of Women And The Cathartic Powers Of Dance

Music

Pumarosa recently popped by Australia to wow us with their new trance rock album, The Witch. While they were here Maddy Woon nabbed some time to chat with front woman Isabel.

March 12 2017

Meet The Women Behind The Synergy Society, The Creative Project Championing Equality And Creativity

Art

An interview with the women behind the Synergy Society, a creative agency championing equality, creativity and inclusivity

March 12 2017

Arielle Thomas on TROPFEST, Fashion Films And Her Female-Driven Production Company ‘Cinema Thom’

Film

An interview with Arielle Thomas - actress, director, producer and founder of female-centric production company, Cinema Thom

March 10 2017

The Ultimate International Women’s Day Playlist

Music

A break down of the empowering tunes that we're listening to today

March 8 2017

Equal Pleasure: Why We Need A Sexual Revolution

Editorial

Maisie Cohen on enjoying our bodies, learning about sexuality and the importance of pleasure

March 8 2017

International Women’s Day x Bangarra: An Interview With Tara Gower

Editorial

An interview with Tara Gower, senior dancer at Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing arts company, Bangarra in light of International Women's Day

March 8 2017

International Women’s Day x Bangarra: An Interview With Jasmin Sheppard

Editorial

An interview with Jasmin Sheppard, senior dancer at Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing arts company, Bangarra in light of International Women's Day

March 8 2017

International Women’s Day x Bangarra: An Interview With Deborah Brown

Editorial

An interview with Deborah Brown, senior dancer at Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing arts company, Bangarra in light of International Women's Day

March 8 2017

Sleep Pile Social Calendar 6-3-17

Events

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

March 6 2017

Introducing Momo & Nana, The Online Store Changing Sex For Australian Women

Editorial

An interview with the women behind the new online store and sexually empowering platform, Momo & Nana

March 6 2017

Four Podcasts You Should Have Already Listened To

Editorial

Cait Emma Burke gives us a list of podcasts guaranteed to make you laugh

March 5 2017

PREMIERE: Emah Fox ‘Give It Away’

Music

We premiere Melbourne singer and producer Emah Fox's music video for 'Give It Away'.

March 5 2017

Utah’s Women’s March Captured By Savannah van der Niet

Events

On January 23rd, thousands of women, men and children trudged through heavy snowfall up State Street in Salt Lake City to the Utah State Capitol building.

March 3 2017

5 Australian Beauty Brands You Should Be Following On Instagram

Fashion

Cait Emma Burke introduces us to five home-grown beauty brands that have a fun, interesting and vibrant social media presence

March 3 2017

All Our Exes Live In Texas On Their Debut Album, Touring With The Backstreet Boys & Lyrics As Pick Up Lines

Music

All Our Exes Live in Texas comprises of four talented singer-songwriters, Elana Stone, Katie Wighton, Hannah Crofts and Georgia Mooney who combine their own individual charms to create beautiful music.

March 2 2017

Get Aquainted With Shiver Canyon, The Ambient Trip-Hop Inspired Musical Project By Roni Shewan

Music

Melbourne based singer-songwriter Roni Shewan AKA Shiver Canyon is releasing her self-titled debut EP this month amongst an all-women line up.

March 1 2017

PREMIERE: Melbourne Artist KingIV’s Latest Single ‘Like I’m Back’

Music

Today we are premiering Melbourne artist KingIV’s latest track ‘Like I’m Back’.

March 1 2017

Original Sin: Growing Up Queer and Catholic

Editorial

Rebecca Hall discusses her experiences with her Catholic upbringing and coming to terms with her bisexuality

February 28 2017

Evangeline Davis Challenges Homogenised Beauty Standards With Her Photo Book, ‘Touchy’

Photography

Evangeline Davis' photo book 'Touchy' confronts a distorted reality by challenging homogeneity. It embraces a continuum and captures post-pubescent perspectives of femininity.

February 28 2017

PREMIERE: Perth Band Rag n’ Bone Release The Video For Their Latest Track ‘Pissy Flow’

Music

An interview with Perth band Rag n' Bone about their latest track 'Pissy Flow' from their forthcoming album 'A Handful of Ash'

February 28 2017

PREMIERE: Oh Pep! Performs ‘Doctor Doctor’ Live

Music

We premiere Melbourne pop-folk duo Oh Pep!'s live performance of 'Doctor Doctor' and announce Australian tour dates.

February 28 2017

Sleep Pile Social Calendar 27-2-17

Events

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

February 27 2017

“Keeping the Imagination Alive”- Post Capitalism, Feminist Sci-Fi and Optimism with Katie Stelmanis of Austra

Music

An interview with Austra's Katie Stelmanis about music, hope and what the ideal future looks like

February 27 2017

PREMIERE: Niine – ‘Hold On. Wait A Sec’

Music

Kristina Behrsin AKA Niine is a Melbourne musician premiering her new track 'Hold On. Wait A Sec'

February 27 2017

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