Collage Culture: Best of 2018

2018 was a difficult year that inspired an astounding number of exceptional art. We saw it in films, books, music, television, exhibitions, and more. For your reading pleasure, here is Collage’s Best of 2018. Best Film of 2018: Suspiria Despite being a tad too long, the Suspiria remake from director Luca Guadagnino was one of the most unusual and artistic films this year. Guadagnino successfully … Continue reading Collage Culture: Best of 2018

Concert Review: Christmas Proms 2018

A professorial-looking man in his fifties, lanky, with horn-rimmed glasses and a chequered shirt, flaps his arms like a bird, right on cue. He and eleven other audience members have been coaxed onstage for a Christmas Carol. They’ve been conditioned to perform an action for each of the twelve days of Christmas. As we sing “Four calling birds” again, he flutters his arms over-enthusiastically. He’s … Continue reading Concert Review: Christmas Proms 2018

Concert Review: David Byrne American Utopia Tour 2018

In 1984, David Byrne starred in director Jonathan Demme’s Stop Making Sense. This Talking Heads concert film was made on tour for their classic album, Speaking In Tongues, and is considered by many to be the greatest document of live music ever captured on film. Shortly after, Demme went on to direct one of the most celebrated films of the 1990s, The Silence Of The … Continue reading Concert Review: David Byrne American Utopia Tour 2018

Collage Talks: The State Theatre Company’s latest – ‘The Gods of Strangers’

What: The Gods of Strangers Presented by State Theatre Company of South Australia Written by Elena Carapetis Where: Dunstan Playhouse When: 14 Nov – Dec 2 2018 Tickets can be purchased via BASS ‘When a stranger comes to your door, you let them in. They might be a God in disguise.’ The Gods of Strangers is an original play by South Australian playwright Elena Carapetis. … Continue reading Collage Talks: The State Theatre Company’s latest – ‘The Gods of Strangers’

OzAsia Review: Say No More

Say No More is a performance by 26 women from three different countries: Malaysia, Indonesia, and Australia. In 2017, 60 women came together from these three countries to share stories of what it is like to be a woman in the world today. The performance is artistically directed by Pat Rix and partnered with Tutti Arts and ACS Stepping Stone. This is a performance about … Continue reading OzAsia Review: Say No More

Adelaide Film Festival 2018: Hotel Mumbai

Hotel Mumbai was directed by Adelaide’s Theo Maras, filmed partially in Adelaide and also stars Tilda Cobham Harvey. Everyone who went to see it at the Adelaide Film Festival Screening did so with some pride – the session sold out, and the film feels big and universal. The film is a fictionalised account of the 2008 terrorist bombings in Mumbai centred on the attack at … Continue reading Adelaide Film Festival 2018: Hotel Mumbai

OzAsia Review: Here is the message you asked for… don’t tell anyone else ;-)

Here is the message you asked for … don’t tell anyone else 😉 was the most bizarre yet delightful show I have seen in a long time. On a superficial level before anything else, the set is gorgeous and dreamy. Bunk beds with fairy lights, sheer curtains, and soft pink lighting; it’s really aesthetic. While I was sitting on the tiered seating, teenagers sat on … Continue reading OzAsia Review: Here is the message you asked for… don’t tell anyone else 😉