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 a 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’

Collage Talks: The Room’s Greg Sestero

It’s been 15 years and a day since the premiere of The Room back in 2003. Since then, the film has gained a reputation as the ‘Best Worst Movie Ever Made’, amassing a cult following and regular screenings worldwide. Last week, Collage contributor Milly Farmer sat down with the film’s co-star Greg Sestero to discuss The Room, Greg’s book The Disaster Artist and its Oscar-nominated … Continue reading Collage Talks: The Room’s Greg Sestero

Artist Spotlight #82: Sorcha Yelland

Q: Hello Sorcha! Please tell us a little about yourself. A: Hi! I’m a final year glass student at UniSA, who grew up in Adelaide and spent a lot of my childhood in Drogheda in Ireland. I play roller derby as a hobby and I’m totally glass obsessed! Q: What form does your inspiration take? Is it people, travel, atmosphere, historical figures, memories or something … Continue reading Artist Spotlight #82: Sorcha Yelland