Film Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones). Image via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Director: Gareth Edwards Screenwriters: Chris Weitz, Tony Gilroy Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker **Warning: this review contains spoilers for the plot of Rogue One. Read on if you’ve seen the film or don’t mind spoilers!** Jyn Erso and K-2SO (voiced by Alan Tudyk). … Continue reading Film Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Artist Spotlight #49: Yasmin Grass

Yasmin Grass Like a diligent scientist, Yasmin Grass conducts rigorous research before embarking on a new painting. Every minute detail of her work is well thought out, from the checkered design of a floor, to the positioning of exotic birds on the canvas. In our latest spotlight, Yasmin discloses her appreciation of Asian art and her favourite book of the year. Q: Hello Yasmin! Can you please tell us a bit about yourself? A: Following many … Continue reading Artist Spotlight #49: Yasmin Grass

Masya Zabidi

Masya Zabidi’s dream birthday would be having a cinema to herself during a Daniel Day-Lewis marathon, with a Michael Fassbender blow-up doll seated right next to her. When she’s not too busy fantasising outlandish birthday scenarios, she edits Collage. Favourite art movement: Northern Renaissance and YBA Favourite film: At the moment, a toss up between Attack the Block and Obvious Child  Favourite band/musician: Robyn, M83 Favourite podcast: Comedy Bang … Continue reading Masya Zabidi

Collage’s Best of 2016

Whilst most people would like to forget 2016 even existed, you can’t deny the fact that this year produced myriad rich and wonderful cultural offerings. Here, Collage writers present their picks for Collage’s Best of 2016 round-up. 2016 Best Album: A Seat at the Table A pleasantly surprising new musical direction from the other Knowles sibling, Solange. Her vocals throughout this album are beautifully sparse, subtle … Continue reading Collage’s Best of 2016

Artist Spotlight #48: Sam Thompson

Sam Thompson. Photo credit: Angela Brushe Robert Hannaford’s SALA Festival exhibition may have come and gone, but his work lives on in multi-award winning artist Sam Thompson’s ghostly and powerful portraits. In our latest spotlight, Sam tells us about his love for Richard Schmid’s tome, Alla Prima. Q: Hello Sam! Can you please tell us a bit about yourself? A: I am 25 years old. My art … Continue reading Artist Spotlight #48: Sam Thompson

Contextualising Religion and Society: The Continuities and Changes in the Representation of the Annunciation in Northern Renaissance Art Before and After the Reformation (1517)

Figure 1: Workshop of Robert Campin, Annunciation Triptych (Merode Altarpiece), c. 1427-32. Oil on oak, 64.5 x 117.8 cm. The Cloisters Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The narration of the Annunciation that is central to Christianity is based on the Gospel of Luke (1.26-38). These few verses contain the description of the Angel Gabriel appearing to Mary and telling her she has been chosen … Continue reading Contextualising Religion and Society: The Continuities and Changes in the Representation of the Annunciation in Northern Renaissance Art Before and After the Reformation (1517)

Artist Spotlight #47: Rebecca Sheedy

Rebecca Sheedy The epitome of Adelaide cool, Rebecca Sheedy creates zines that appeal not only to the capricious millennial, but also the romantic nostalgist. In our latest spotlight, she tells us what her preferred artistic instruments are and what the title of her autobiography would be. Q: Hello Rebecca! Can you please tell us a bit about yourself? A: Hello, I am an Adelaide based zine maker … Continue reading Artist Spotlight #47: Rebecca Sheedy