It’s not just a sport: when BMX riding becomes art

It’s not just a sport: when BMX riding becomes art

Grimy and graffitied skateparks seem like the last place to find artistic freedom. But interesting stunts and tricks are how BMX rider Nathan Leech expresses his creativity. Ashley Bell reports

Melbourne’s arts industry at crisis point

Melbourne’s arts industry at crisis point

Without additional financial support or a big increase in vaccinations, Melbourne’s arts and events scene could soon be a shadow of its former self. Jack Crnjanin reports.

Studio Ghibli on Netflix: An animated legacy

Studio Ghibli on Netflix: An animated legacy

Netflix Australia offers its viewers many escapes from the trials of 2020 – and this library of Japanese animation is one of the best, writes Adam Virgona.

Characters, skulls and making art

Characters, skulls and making art

Zoe Meehan’s art is all-consuming – an intense world of character, form, colour, and stories, as well as growing technical skills. Words and photographs by Jack Meehan.