Pottery as meditation

Graham Masters has been making a living for 47 years but says he has never worked a day in his life. Lucy Slade reports.

Surviving the glossies’ decline

Surviving the glossies’ decline

Mainstream magazines are losing readers but others are flourishing. Alison Vella, Amanda Kirkovski and Maddison Bourne report.

The sound and the flurry

Poets recite in a one-round slam to an amped-up crowd who stomp their feet and make dinosaur noises. Carmen May reports on Melbourne’s changing live poetry scene.

Sound and fear: silent film in the digital era

With new developments in digital film, it’s easier than ever to create visual horror scenes that play on viewers’ emotions, rather than relying on sound to paint the picture, writes Alana Doyle.