April 2017

April 2017 LATEST

In light of recent events

Women’s rightful places

Still from Loving
Cover of Fever Dream


‘Fever Dream’ by Samanta Schweblin

Trans. Megan McDowell; Oneworld; $19.99

Image of George Michael


Crossing over

On George Michael, race and pop

Still from Atlanta

The whole follow-your-dreams thing

There’s some bite to Donald Glover’s languid, lyrical comedy series ‘Atlanta’

Image of Jessa Crispin

A cleansing fire

Jessa Crispin’s ‘Why I Am Not a Feminist’ demands a dismantling of mainstream feminism … and the system itself

Image by Bill Henson

Art walks a tightrope

Bill Henson exhibits recent photographic work at the National Gallery of Victoria

Image of Pichet Klunchun’s Dancing with Death

A necessary shift

The Asia TOPA festival is unique for its focus on contemporary Asian culture

The stopover

The prospect of 12 hours in Singapore airport gives rise to an existential crisis

An Aboriginal place

A farming family and Indigenous elders join forces to recognise a special site on private land