EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Marion Boyce, costume designer of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

Photo credit: Gene Ramirez COLLAGE is thrilled to present to our lovely readers an exclusive interview with the talented and passionate costume designer, Marion Boyce. Marion is the veritable artistic genius behind the lavish costuming and extensive wardrobe featured in the beloved Australian detective series, “Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries”. Marion shares with us her inspirations, ambitions, and divulges the secrets behind the spectacular period costume … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Marion Boyce, costume designer of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

Exhibition Review: Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition

Photo Credit: Kirstie Morey Prepare to enter the glamorous 1920s world of the Honorable Miss Phryne Fisher and her crime-fighting cohorts in the beautifully curated Miss Fisher Costume Exhibition currently on show at the historic Ayers House, in Adelaide. Based on the popular novels by Australian author Kerry Greenwood, the Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries series follows the professional and personal adventures of the sassy and … Continue reading Exhibition Review: Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition

Artist Spotlight #2: Elliot Lewis

Elliot Lewis You know that one guy you hated at university because he was so darn good at everything? Well meet the multi-hyphenate and all round great guy, Elliot Lewis (academic-chemical engineer-jock-artist)! Jokes aside, Elliot is an accomplished artist with First Class Honours in Chemical Engineering. His oeuvre includes diverse work, from topical and witty cartoons, to more serious, mathematically inspired portraits. Here is COLLAGE’S … Continue reading Artist Spotlight #2: Elliot Lewis

Film Review: The Revenant

Image via 20th Century Fox Director: Alejandro G Iñárritu Screenwriters: Alejandro G Iñárritu, Mark L Smith Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domnhall Gleeson The Revenant is set in 1823 and unfolds across an idyllic, but rugged rocky mountain landscape. It says something about the film in that it manages to present a story and setting that would strike even the most casual of movie fans as familiar, while still packing it with … Continue reading Film Review: The Revenant

Artist Spotlight #1: Steph Perez

Steph Perez Steph Perez is currently a student at The University of Adelaide with a passion for portrait and band photography.  Over the past few years she’s produced some terrific pieces that you can see on her social media, such as Facebook and Instagram. We recently caught up with her and discussed various topics, from her artistic process to what inspires her. Q: Hello Steph! … Continue reading Artist Spotlight #1: Steph Perez

Architectural Innovativeness in Syria

As we all know, the new building company IS (Innovative Structures) has begun working in the Middle East. After noticing the decrepit state of architecture in Syria and Iraq, IS has chosen to knock down a few old buildings that were evidently hindering the development of those countries. And so, BOOM! Nineveh was gone (Jan 2015); BOOM! Mosul was raided (Feb 2015); BOOM! Nimrud was … Continue reading Architectural Innovativeness in Syria

Last Chance: Tarnanthi, Art Gallery of South Australia

  As the sun rises over Mt Lofty, it casts its light over the planes of Adelaide, the lands of the Kaurna people, its traditional owners. Tarnanthi (pronounced tar-nan-dee) is the Kaurna word describing the coming of new beginnings, “to rise, come forth, spring up or appear”, like the first light of day. This, in turn, is a universal symbol for starting afresh, beginning again. … Continue reading Last Chance: Tarnanthi, Art Gallery of South Australia