Insight Global Health “Colours of the World” Photo + Art Exhibition Review, and Interview with Alyssa Pradhan, Insight Member + Exhibition Contributor

  Exhibition banner On a sunny evening in Adelaide in late March, a crowd gathered by the rotunda at Elder Park by the Torrens River. We were there to see an art and photography exhibition entitled “Colours of the World“, organised by the University of Adelaide student branch of Insight Global Health. The exhibition displayed beautiful and thought-provoking photographs, drawings, paintings and banners created by … Continue reading Insight Global Health “Colours of the World” Photo + Art Exhibition Review, and Interview with Alyssa Pradhan, Insight Member + Exhibition Contributor

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Ash Tower, academic and artist

Ash Tower, plinthing handmade toys by Tiffany Rysdale. Photo credit: Mei¬†Sheong¬†Wong Artist and academic, Ash Tower’s work reveals and explores the hidden social and physical structures of the worlds we inhabit. His creative output runs in parallel with the research, producing a prolific run of artefacts that have been exhibited both in place, and as the subject of a solo exhibition. Below is a conversation … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Ash Tower, academic and artist

Artist Spotlight #13: Grace Marlow

Grace Marlow. Image courtesy of the artist. Award-winning visual artist, Grace Marlow, has produced a staggering amount of high quality work considering her young age. Her oeuvre (which includes performance art and sculpture) focuses on powerful themes, such as gender and post-colonialism, and has been exhibited at various locations, such as FELTspace. In our latest Artist Spotlight, she talks gender representation in the art world … Continue reading Artist Spotlight #13: Grace Marlow

Oriental Fantasies in Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Europe: The Origin and Application of Chinoiserie Porcelain

A Chinoiserie-styled teapot. Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer), Wine Pot in the Shape of a Peach, 1725, hard-paste porcelain painted with colored enamels over transparent glaze. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. During the middle of the eighteenth century, Europe was enraptured by a self-fabricated vision of a mysterious and distant East, colourfully expressed in the new decorative art style coined chinoiserie. This fascination with the East … Continue reading Oriental Fantasies in Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Europe: The Origin and Application of Chinoiserie Porcelain

Artist Spotlight #12: Shaun Li

Shaun Li Although Shaun Li has been doing wedding photography for only a little over a year now, he has already become one of the most in demand photographers amongst young, hip couples. A glimpse at his diverse and stunning oeuvre will tell you why this articulate individual has become a firm and local favourite. In our latest spotlight, he informs us of his working … Continue reading Artist Spotlight #12: Shaun Li