Our surnames give us recognition within a community, similarity with our siblings, and a connection to our sense of self.
In some places, the figurative rock face of this history is clear of detritus: we can see before us in striking detail the confusing muddle that is people living upon people living upon people — and so on until the dawn of time, or at least human habitation.
Although the play could have purely been a Spice Girls fan piece, Girl Band hits much deeper, showcasing the experiences of being a young woman.
While there is little commemoration of this site in terms of plaques, statues, and signs, it is now up to us to illuminate this hidden history, a history that highlights the power of radical action to engender sweeping, positive changes for large groups of people.
When listening to Gian Santoro’s Reflections on the Waters, I am reminded that emotions define us, can create turbulence in our lives, but also give us substance and beauty.
If you want to know how to navigate life: look to the music of Joni Mitchell.
Parramatta Road and its secrets remind us that, when we look beyond the stained windows of our morning 413 or past the grittiness of the road’s concrete skin, a hidden world where past and present coalesce is all around us.
From a tin shed to the largest station in the Southern Hemisphere, Central has a long, winding history.
Delving into the activist history of the Tin Sheds Gallery and the 1970s-80s art collectives of USyd.
A historical walking tour.