Japanese cultural celebrations, in Melbourne? Follow me on a journey through one of Melbourne's lesser known festivals
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
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
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
Or- Weird, in a Wonderful Way Tuesday March 13 was a weird one, but they all are, honestly. The theme was Narrative, which could have been taken to mean Narrative poetry, poems that have some sense of narrative but don’t tell a story, or poems about stories. The open mic stuck to it amazingly well … Continue reading A Very Exciting Poetry Reading
Ever felt like you’d just like to walk away? You know. It’s all getting a bit much. No matter how hard you try, how much effort you put in, you just don’t seem to be making any headway. There’s always more week at the end of a pay cheque. While the super-rich seem to have … Continue reading Ever felt like you’d just like to walk away?
Moomba Moments is a review of the jam-pack events and activities at Moomba Festival, which have been running in the heart of the City of Melbourne between the 9th and 12th of March, 2018. As someone who’s social media experience resides within the fashion industry, covering the City of Melbourne’s and Australia’s largest free community festival … Continue reading Moomba Moments
I'm ashamed to say that before the 26th of February of this year I'd never been to an event organised by the Wheeler Centre. It seemed only right that in the final year of my writing and editing studies I take the plunge. Words on Fire was held at the Melbourne's Athenaeum Theatre as part of … Continue reading Words on Fire: A Night to Remember
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
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.