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

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.

Ca Tru: Cultural preservation in Vietnam

Linh Le tells the story of Ca Tru, a unique form of traditional music of Vietnam. In 2009, Ca Tru was officially recognized by…

Limits help creativity? That’s bananas!

Victoria’s lockdown restrictions have forced many artists to put creative projects on hold. But independent filmmaker Alex Ibarra says that’s the perfect time to prepare for your next big thing. Alex Catalano reports.

Jordan Mackampa: a soulful journey

Born in the Republic of the Congo and raised in London, Jordan Mackampa’s debut recording explores feelings of alienation, love and his own journey from boyhood to manhood.

Dancing out of isolation

Online classes might become a part of the core curriculum for this ballet and stretch company in the future. Marian Whyte reports