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Tuesday 26 June 2012
Arts Film

Playwright interview: Jess Bellamy

lip magazine

Describe your work in 3 words: I write things. What are your current projects? I’m an Associate Playwright in Residence at Griffin Theatre. I am plugging the hell out of my short film Bat Eyes to send it (and me) to Venice. I am putting on a short play called Pigeon as part of Bondi…
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Monday 11 June 2012
Culture Featured

lip top 10: kickarse women writers

Melissah Comber
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1. Aphra Behn Day Job: Author of almost 30 plays, novels, short stories and poems in the latter half of the 17th century. Night Job: Spy! Okay, that’s not entirely accurate, but I think it sounds way cooler when I say it that way. She was indeed recruited to be a political spy by Charles…
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Friday 4 May 2012

crumbling ecologies: craft, community, fragility

Emma Koehn
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Craft and community are intertwined concepts, but both are under threat. Our affection for all things handmade has not been enough to preserve the fringes of arts education during tough economic times. Artist Jasmine Targett noticed this, and from it sprang a sprawling, delicate project that brought countless crafters together. What emerged was her series…
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Friday 27 April 2012

film review: the lady

Natalie Salvo
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Earlier this year cinemagoers were treated to a look at life in Maggie’s farm in The Iron Lady.  Now it is time for an intimate portrait of The Steel Orchid. The Lady tells the story of the Burmese-English political activist, human rights advocate and political prisoner, Aung San Suu Kyi. Known to her supporters as Daw or The Lady,…
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Wednesday 9 February 2011
Culture Featured Opinion

Getting women to the top

Rebecca Howden

In a lot of ways, we’re incredibly lucky. We’ve grown up in a time when it feels perfectly reasonable to believe, as young women, that the world is our oyster. We don’t have the same restrictions as previous generations of women did. We can have all the same high-powered jobs as men can; we know…
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Friday 10 October 2008

Anna Magdalena Bach– the other musical Bach

Victoria Nugent
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New research shows that some of the music by celebrated composer Johann Sebastian Bach may actually have been written by his wife. Professor Martin Jarvis from Charles Darwin University this week presented the theory at the International Symposium on Forensic Sciences in Melbourne that Bach’s Cello Suites are likely to have been written by his…
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