Shortlisted Stella authors, clockwise from top left: Cory Taylor, Maxine Beneba Clarke, Catherine de Saint Phalle, Heather Rose, Emily Maguire and Georgia Blain.
Stella Prize/The Conversation
April 17, 2017
All six books nominated for the Stella Prize - to be announced tonight - engage the brain, and the heart. These are books that matter because they show us how to live in desperate times.
Kate Mulvany as Richard 3: her acting of deformity seems to tell its own story.
Mulvany’s performance reminds us that Shakespeare still has the power to reveal the true monsters of our culture.
The fusion of music and writing created unexpected sparks.
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Brisbane's Rock and Roll Writers Festival rubbed musicians and writers up against each other in just the right way.
This photo of Pearl Mackenzie, taken by Charles Mountford in 1937, is part of the UNESCO-listed Mountford-Sheard Collection.
Image courtesy of the State Library of South Australia and the Adnyamathanha Traditional Lands Associatio
March 28, 2017
UNSETTLED, an extraordinary exhibition in Adelaide, displays the UNESCO-listed Mountford-Sheard Collection of photographs in a new context.
L-E-V comes at you like a freight train with Killer Pig in the Adelaide Festival.
Media Credit Gil Shani
This year has got off to an awful start. Thank God for the Adelaide Festival, a blaze of hope, skill and fun. Here are our critics' highlights of a beautifully crafted program.
Detail of Brook Andrew, Sexy and dangerous 1996.
courtesy National Gallery of Victoria
A 20th-century image of an anonymous 'Aboriginal Chief' becomes an investigation of power, colonialism and queer sexuality in the hands of Brook Andrew.
The Green Bell illustrates a life of complete and careless love, and utter grief: author Paula Keogh and poet Michael Dransfield in the early 1970s.
The lovers at the centre of The Green Bell - its author, Paula Keogh, and that passing meteor of Australian poetry, Michael Dransfield - met in the psychiatric unit of Canberra Hospital.
An exhibition installation view of Adman: Warhol Before Pop at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
ll artworks from The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc/ARS
February 28, 2017
Andy Warhol not only drew brands, he became one. A new exhibition in Sydney sheds light on his early career in advertising.
Installation view Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time.
Art Gallery of South Australia, 2017
The Art Gallery of South Australia has created something special with Versus Rodin. Works by 65 contemporary artists, surrounded by the gallery's Rodin collection, take on a wonderful glow.
Saul at the Adelaide Festival: the early scenes feel like hallucinatory dreamscapes unanchored in space.
March 6, 2017
With its themes of family dysfunction, love, death, madness and the supernatural, this Old Testament story is ready-made for opera.