Mierle Laderman Ukeles: “Everything I do is Art is Art” After the birth of her first child in the 70s, performance artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles noticed that the public’s perception of her as artist was overshadowed by her new role as “mother”. As a response to that shift in the external perception of her identity, […]
Make It Matter
1. The material or substance of a discourse, book, etc., often as distinguished from the form
2. Something of consequence
Ask restaurant-owner and chef, George Diacos if pizza can change the world, and he won’t hesitate in his answer. Read more and find out how George uses his creative life to bring strangers together and make people happy.
‘Candour’ is a word that comes to mind when I think of actress, author and festival director, Melanie Myers. And when I think of the word candour, it reminds me of Cecily’s great line from Oscar Wilde’s play, The Importance of Being Earnest, “I think that when someone has anything unpleasant to say, one should always be quite candid.”
It’s difficult to catch actor Philippe Maymat for an interview these days. Between his commitments to theatre roles, such as his recent performance as Claudius in Daniel Mesguich’s production of Hamlet in Paris, his numerous film and television commitments and Frangins, the one-man play he wrote about his relationship with his brother, Philippe is a busy guy.
When you hear her over the line, your first thoughts are that writer Lee Kofman doesn’t speak, she purrs. And I think it’s probably this effortless charm that has allowed her to write and speak on some of the most controversial, transgressive topics, such as religion and sex.
Bri Lee left a career in the law to follow her gut and become a writer. Now she’s building her own literary brand – and giving mouth to important ideas as she goes.
At the young age of 23, Robbie Coburn has startled the literary world with the rawness and power of his words. In this interview, he talks about his love for poet Alan Ginsberg, as well as why he’s now working on a novel about sex.
Talk to author Geoffrey McSkimming and two things will stand out: his utter passion for his work and his equal passion for wife and co-creator, magician Sue-Anne Webster. In this interview, the bestselling author tells his secret to expertly blending work and love. Also, discover why after 25 years of having his work published by other people, he’s decided to go it alone.
I postpone my interview with rapper, slam poet and writer Omar Musa because I’m trapped at the hairdressers with foils in my hair. It’s a slightly embarrassing reason for moving our arranged time forward, but I decide to text him with the truth of why I am running late. The reply: genial, to say the least.
As a filmmaker and podcaster, I operate in an audio and visual media, so I’m always giving voice to my beliefs and thoughts. I seek to inspire. I seek to empower through my own work and through what I put out into the world.