March 2022

Essays  Right arrow

Politics

Goddamn bloody adult: Jacqui Lambie

The Senator Lambie reality show

Goddamn bloody adult: Jacqui Lambie
Founding NEMO

Science and technology

Founding NEMO

Gravitational waves and the secrets of the universe

The Nation Reviewed  Right arrow

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Aged care

The empathy deficit

The Morrison government’s negligence in aged care is having devastating effects

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Society

House of the rising sum

COVID has not slowed Australia’s property crisis, with more people locked out of the housing market and more left homeless

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Environment

Rain on the rock

The spectacle of Uluru after a storm, and what it might symbolise

Vox  Right arrow

The Vox Owl

Car sick

When the satisfaction of being your own mechanic turns to the unease of driving a car you have put together yourself

Arts & Letters  Right arrow

Image of NFT monkey art by Mininyx Doodle

Art

Market of the apes: NFTs and digital art

NFTs have transformed the art market, but artificial intelligence might transform art itself

Photograph of Gabrielle Chanel at her home in Faubourg Saint-Honor, Paris, 1929.

Fashion

Beyond the little black dress: ‘Gabrielle Chanel – Fashion Manifesto’

The NGV showcases the controversial designer’s undeniable brilliance

Still from ‘Quo Vadis, Aida?’

Film

Hidden pockets: ‘Quo Vadis, Aida?’ and ‘The House’

Jasmila Žbanić’s Oscar-nominated portrayal of the ethnic cleansing in Srebrenica, and an unsettling Netflix stop-motion animation anthology

Photograph of Richard Dawson

Music

Once upon a time in Helsinki: Richard Dawson & Circle’s ‘Henki’

The Geordie singer-songwriter joins forces with Finnish experimental rock band Circle and invents “flora-themed hypno-folk-metal”

Noted  Right arrow

Cover of ‘Son of Sin’

Books

‘Son of Sin’

Poet Omar Sakr’s debut novel depicts coming of age as a queer Muslim in Western Sydney

Still from ‘Severance’

Television

‘Severance’

Apple TV+’s darkly comic satire takes the pursuit of a desirable work-life balance literally

In Light of Recent Events  Right arrow
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Our next prime minister...
In light of recent events