Beauty in the Eye

Beauty in the Eye

If you’ve walked along Cleveland Street in Redfern lately, perhaps you’ve noticed a striking new work of graffiti art: Transparent June by the Austrian artist Nychos. Known for exploring themes of morbid corporeality and temporality, Nychos created this piece in homage to Lord Frederic Leighton’s famous Victorian oil painting Flaming …

Reflecting on ANZAC Day

Reflecting on ANZAC Day

What does ANZAC Day mean to you? As revellers drank beer and played two-up outside nearby pubs, this was the question we tackled in our warm-up exercise at tonight’s regular writing group meet-up. Given only ten minutes to respond, participants reflected on subjects ranging from Czechoslovakian childhoods and Russian propaganda, to domestic violence …