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April-May 2008



a thinking person’s list
mary paterson encounters claire marshall

gift economy
theron schmidt breaks sheila ghelani’s heart

live art refuge
rachel lois clapham lingers with jenna watt

nrla 2008: live art talk

schubert dub
tim atack rolls with hannah wasileski’s virtuosic

the theatre of live art
theron schmidt considers augusto corrieri’s quartet

this is the verse
tim atack intones with harminder singh judge

next wave
big, intimate and fearless
jeff khan talks about the 2008 next wave festival

assitej 08
open to surprise
keith gallasch talks with assitej 08 director jason cross

adelaide festival
in the shadow zone
visual arts in the 2008 adelaide festival

adelaide festival
inside looking out
keith gallasch talks with playwright marius von mayenburg

adelaide festival
the games art plays
keith gallasch & virginia baxter in adelaide

special features

hybrid arts: hives of industry
sophie travers talks with berlin producer lisa stepf

the rise of the west
david williams on art initiatives in sydney’s west


bollywood: film as theatre
bryoni trezise joins the extras in fearless n

crash test
tony reck looks into platform youth theatre’s tenderness

life swapping freefall
mary paterson reports on wooloo production’s life exchange

melancholia’s peculiar beauty
douglas leonard sees the nest’s new work

reading the land, seeing the light
jonathan marshall at the 2008 perth festival

reinventions radical & respectful
john bailey on young directors and classic playwrights

someone else’s dream
keith gallasch on janie gibson’s the whale chorus

the black hole of injustice
caroline wake witnesses the plight of chika honda

the quick and the dirty
david williams on mardi gras at performance space

walking with artists
the 2008 carriageworks and performance space programs


dynamic duets
keith gallasch enthralled by de quincey & snow, khan & guillem

next: evolving dance
pilobolus, dean walsh, the fondue set, chunky move

the festival dances
the 2008 singapore arts festival

visual arts

furnishings for the mind
jonathan marshall looks at installation art in perth

not so ephemeral
bec tudor on freycinet peninsula artworks

Photofile: an expanded perspective
Mireille Juchau talks to Alasdair Foster

talking bon scott
fremantle arts centre makes art a public conversation


is anybody listening?
colin black on fears & hopes for australian sound art

relocation and reinvention
shannon o’neill takes to the hills for now now

seasonal sounds
upcoming festivals

the instrument and beyond
tim catlin at san francisco’s activating the medium festival

film & screen culture

a complex culture in film
the 2008 festival of german films

art, commerce, action!
dan edwards on the ambitious yunnan new film project

australian animation: quality wins
simon sellars on flickerfest’s oz animation celebration

cinema in transition: a comedy
megan carrigy places michel gondry’s be kind rewind

every moment lived, a moment lost
dan edwards encounters kiarostami’s photography in beijing

hamlet as film: the rest is static
matthew clayfield talks with director oscar redding

making light of winter
filmmaker srinivas krishna in federation square

opening the field
sandy cameron at the sa short screen awards

reel-dancing the 5th reeldance dance on screen festival

sydney film festival adapts and mutates
keith gallasch talks with sff director clare stewart

the intimate details
megan carrigy on the black balloon’s narrative magic

the time consumers
danni zuvela mingles with goma’s leisure class

+onscreen media arts

bee art: exchange systems
greg hooper takes a look at trish adam’s host

engineering the arts
kate warren talks with arts problem solver frieder weiss

furthering hybridity
the artlab 08 collaborations

games as art: playtime over
christian mccrea on the significance of game on at acmi

moving messages and uncertain content
a report on the urban screens manchester 07 conference