‘House at Beach Road with Kirk’s Bush’ (1974), a painting of a house that his father built, is in pride of place on the kitchen wall of Reg Mombassa’s two-storey home in Glebe. ”I sold that for $350 and bought it back for $12,000 – I ripped myself off,” he says. STORY AND PHOTOS BY […]
STORY AND PHOTOS BY MINGYUE ZHOU Where do the world leaders go when they retire? Now on show at Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation as part of Go Figure! Contemporary Chinese Portraiture, Old Person’s Home was created in 2007 by Sun Yuan and Peng Yu, two artists based in Beijing. The duo is known for using […]
Petersham, in Sydney’s inner west, is the HQ of Sydney TAFE Media. The slideshow below documents Petersham’s people and its streetscapes. All photography by students enrolled in the Certificate IV in News Media at Petersham TAFE (West Street).
By Nick Cavaretta Some love him, some don’t. But whichever way you look at him he’s a household personality, and millions of people tune in watch or listen to him each week. (He also doesn’t wear underwear on stage … just saying.) William James Anderson is a television/radio presenter and currently the host of Gruen […]
A thing of beauty: banh mi thit from Marrickville Pork Roll. Photo: Adam Enoch BY ADAM ENOCH My knowledge of South-East Asian history is comically limited, but without debating the finer points, I’d suggest that one of the best things to occur as a result of the French colonisation of Vietnam was the introduction of […]
“It doesn’t really feel like work.” The candy bar at Palace Cinemas in Norton St, Leichhardt. Photo: David Hickey BY DAVID HICKEY The life of a student is not an easy one. While we put in the study hours in the hope that they’ll pay off in the future, our rent, utilities and alcohol expenses […]
STORY AND PHOTOS BY ANNIE ENGLISH Ever find yourself sighing into your wardrobe, and then sighing even more loudly when you open your wallet? Finding a cheap outfit is difficult in this overpriced age, but the only part that needs to change is the place you’re looking. Instead of shopping online and in big […]
Jemima Choquenot-Pizer, from Ultimo TAFE, was the winner of our Sydney TAFE Radio survey competition, and has won a double pass to the 2013 Big Day Out. Thanks Jemima and everyone else who took part. Stay posted for news of our Sydney TAFE Media launch in late November.
Story and photos by VPOPR Sea spray, rugged shorelines and stunning harbour views all add to the drama as you approach Cockatoo Island only to be entranced by the art installations of Sydney’s 18th Biennale. This is the third time the World Heritage-listed island, located in the heart of Sydney’s famed waterways, has provided the […]
By Amanda Parkinson Photos taken by the child, distributed as sexting, made viral by peers and justified as ‘selfies’ … are they child porn? The Tender Age, co-directed by David Williams and Fraser Corfield explores the impact of social media on adolescents’ sexual maturity. The play, inspired by the infamous on-air lie detector test with Kyle […]