Cherry Blossoms By The Yarra: Melbourne’s Japanese Summer Festival, 2018

Japanese cultural celebrations, in Melbourne? Follow me on a journey through one of Melbourne's lesser known festivals

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The Melbourne Art Book Fair & I

I headed to the NGV to check out the Melbourne Art Book Fair (running under the umbrella of Melbourne Design Week, also on at the NGV) with somewhat blurred expectations. And this is after I read the info on the NGV site, because clearly, you had to be there to really get what a diverse … Continue reading The Melbourne Art Book Fair & I

Visual Language: The Melbourne Art Book Fair

Flinders Street Station is heaving on a Friday morning. I have to weave through the tourists, stubborn and plonked like little statues in front of the clocks, and block my nose at dubious smells from the rubbish bins by the side of the road. Saccharine smell of churros mixing with soy meat, groups of teenage … Continue reading Visual Language: The Melbourne Art Book Fair

Five Tricks To Face A Camera

The first thing on my to-do list when I decided to create my own Youtube channel for my Major Project was to research my biggest weakness. To appear in front of a camera while appearing natural and engaging. Standing behind or in front of a camera are completely different things. So here is what I … Continue reading Five Tricks To Face A Camera

Girls on Key— Female and Non-Binary Poets Take To The Stage

Last week I had the chance to go along to Girls on Key, a monthly spoken word event and poetry event at Open Studios in Northcote.  Since 2014, the event has been giving a voice to non-binary and female poets and spoken word artists in an open mic platform and has grown now to have … Continue reading Girls on Key— Female and Non-Binary Poets Take To The Stage

Melbourne’s Own #TimesUp Movement is HERE.

Arrival I arrived at the Arts Centre and walked from the thirty-degree February heat into the air-conditioned comfort and plushly carpeted interior of one of Melbourne’s most recognisable locations. https://twitter.com/marisealison/status/968020631974375424 A queue was already forming as I walked up the stairs that led to the space known as The Pavilion - a large room which featured … Continue reading Melbourne’s Own #TimesUp Movement is HERE.