Interview: Hermann Wittenberg on ‘J.M. Coetzee: Photographs from Boyhood’

Since his novel Life and Times of Michael K won the Booker Prize in 1983, J.M. Coetzee has attracted attention both on and off the page (he never turned up to collect either of his two Booker Prizes). In lieu of public appearances, Coetzee’s fictionalised memoirs such as Boyhood (1997) offer major trawling grounds for readers wishing to learn about his life. A new lens … Continue reading Interview: Hermann Wittenberg on ‘J.M. Coetzee: Photographs from Boyhood’

Summer of Love: The University of Adelaide Theatre Guild’s open-air production of As You Like It

While it’s more common today to watch theatre indoors, the tradition of outdoor playgoing is far older, dating back to the Ancient Greek theatron. William Shakespeare’s plays at the Globe were themselves performed in a roofless theatre exposed to the elements. The University of Adelaide’s Theatre Guild returns to this open-air setting, moving into the evening air for its upcoming production of Shakespeare’s As You … Continue reading Summer of Love: The University of Adelaide Theatre Guild’s open-air production of As You Like It

Lessons From a Violent Theocracy – Historian Paul Ham on his latest book

Photo credit (right): Mark Friezer When a group of Dutch Anabaptists wandered into the German town of Münster in 1534, the wary eye of Europe followed them. Small in size, this cult was the equivalent of a mosquito carrying a strain of belief that threatened the rest of Christendom and sucked it into an eighteen-month siege, drawing blood on all sides. Award-winning historian Paul Ham … Continue reading Lessons From a Violent Theocracy – Historian Paul Ham on his latest book

Collage Talks: Jessica Leski, ADLFF Filmmaker

I Used to Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story, a documentary featured in the upcoming Adelaide Film Festival program, celebrates the devotion of fangirls. Collage contributor Milly Farmer talks with the documentary’s director, Jessica Leski. When: Friday October 12th 5:00 PM and Friday October 19th 7:00 PM Where: GU Film House Adelaide How much: $16 – $20 Watch the trailer here. Purchase tickets here. Milly: … Continue reading Collage Talks: Jessica Leski, ADLFF Filmmaker

Artist Spotlight #84: James Hamilton

What: Sculpture in the Garden Who: James Hamilton When: 1 August – 31 August Where: Newman’s Nursery, 1321 North East Rd, Tea Tree Gully. Trading Hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Sun (Free entry) Born and raised in the Tea Tree Gully/Adelaide Hills area, James Hamilton went through schooling excelling in Art and wood and metal work. After finishing his schooling he did many machine background courses which led to an engineering role. … Continue reading Artist Spotlight #84: James Hamilton

Collage Talks: Gerry Wedd’s 2018 SALA Exhibition with ACE Open – ‘Songs for a Room’

What: ‘Songs for a Room’ – SALA Exhibition 2018 with ACE Open Who: Gerry Wedd When: 28 July – 15 September Where: ACE Open Lion Arts Centre – North Terrace (West End) Kaurna Yarta, Adelaide Opening Night: Friday 27 July, 5pm Trading Hours: 11am-4pm Tue-Sat – Free entry   R: Hey Gerry! Its Rachel Wong, thanks so much for agreeing to discuss the upcoming exhibition. How have … Continue reading Collage Talks: Gerry Wedd’s 2018 SALA Exhibition with ACE Open – ‘Songs for a Room’