Category: Sydney

REVIEW: We Used to Talk About Love (AGNSW)

Pages from the exhibition catalogue It can be beautiful, it can be nonsensical, trivial, or moving. Isolating, warming, haunting, truthful.¬†Like love itself, the new photomedia exhibition at the AGNSW, We Used to Talk About Love, is a journey through the intimate (and often confusing) experiences…

LARA & ME

LARA & ME – a shoot inspired by Lara from Dr Zhivago and Miranda’s new bangs. Photography: Vanessa Low Model: Miranda A Walter Volta collaboration

YOLK Collective Thinking Fiesta

To celebrate the launch of our Collective Thinking e-series, we (YOLK Collective) got together some picnic rugs, balloons and a lots of dips (ie. a picnic)! Keep a look out for the six issues, each featuring a Sydney art collective. They will be published on…

Dessert at Mr Wong

A recent dining experience at Mr Wong was perfectly finished with the most delicious desserts ever! So delicious that I was inspired to break out my watercolours and illustrate them.

Jamie’s Italian Sydney

Gigli Primavera¬† “I should have been Italian. There is such diversity in the lifestyle, cooking, traditions and dialects. This is why as a chef I find this country so exciting and what inspired me to create¬†Jamie’s Italian.” – Jamie Oliver Smoky Scamorza Arancini Refreshers Posh…

I ‚ô° Sydney Festival

This years Sydney Festival First Night transformed the city into an incredible melting pot of arts, culture, experiments and crowds (lots and lots of them)! The annual festival opening really became somewhat of a phenomenon this year being busier than I can ever remember or…

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Recorders

¬†A Review in Rhyme The MCA this summer, reopens some of their doors, to an exhibition that could not be better – or funner for that matter – than Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. With lightglobes that pulse to your heart beat; and a seismoscope which draws to…

The OUTPOST Project

The OUTPOST Project¬†is a collaboration between the curators of the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust, aMBUSH gallery and over 150 artists to transform Cockatoo Island into a display of global street art culture. Amidst the industrial remains of previous prison/shipyard/reformatory buildings and machinery are installations, pastemodernism,…

Primavera 2011

As the MCA is currently under some very exciting renovations its annual¬†Primavera¬†exhibition, which showcases young Australian artists, went offsite this year. Scattered around the Rocks precinct, the exhibition featured some highly intriguing works including videos, installations, illustrations and posters. However¬†with works placed in obscure places…

The Fifties Fair, Sweet Sixteen!

Each year, the¬†Historic Houses Trust¬†hosts¬†the Fifties Fair¬†at the¬†Rose Seidler house,¬†the first house to be built by the architect Harry Seidler (now recognised for pioneering modernist, and in particular Bauhaus, design in Australia). Flooded with people in their Sunday best,¬†the day celebrated the sharpest aspects of…

Eleni

How did you learn to make Baklava? As a child I absolutely adored baklava, I loved the texture of it and the flavour of it. I’ve tried everyone’s baklava from everywhere and I’ve tried to make it as authentic as possible. And that’s how I…

Sydney Festival: First Night

Sydney Festival is an annual celebration of the arts in Sydney and is the largest arts event in Australia, including theatre, music, dance, visual arts, film and artistic performances spanning for about three weeks. The festival’s¬†First Night, being our largest art festival opening,¬†kick starts the…

GOURMET SUPPER CLUB Part 2 by Anna Vu

In May, I attended the MCA zine fair, where I fell in love with Anna’s zine¬†20 Meals in NY. Anna has been so lovely and has kept me up to date with her meals/illustrations, so drumroll please – meals from ‘The River Cafe Cookbook’ by…

GOURMET SUPPER CLUB!!! by Anna Vu

Just over a month ago, I met Anna Vu at¬†the MCA Zine Fair¬†and fell in love with her zine ’20 Meals in NY’ – consisting of 20 illustrations of meals she’d had on a recent trip to the city. And so, Anna has very kindly…

Aimee & Veronica

What is the last thing you ate? Aimee: Herbal fried rice Veronica: Salty, salty popcorn that tasted like the dead sea If you could be reincarnated into any era, which one would it be? Aimee: 70s. Good Music & Style Veronica: I‚Äôd love to see…

Pip & Jacinta

[I am enjoying the book] Favourite food? Pip: chocolate Jacinta: cereal If you were a serial killer, what would your trademark be? P: leave a ring or any jewelery on them J: leave a red kiss on the dead body If you could buy one…

Tali Udovich (Blender Gallery)

When I went to see the¬†Woodstock¬†exhibition at the Blender Gallery last¬†August, it was really a moment in time that you feel so overwhelmed being surrounded by so many photographs which are portals to what only your imagination can fill in. I am forever grateful to…