Whilst the marches, sit-ins, and picket lines of the world are powerful, street-art will always be one of the most enduring manifestations of public outcry against the status quo.
I would like to begin this review with a conclusion. Put simply, Eleanor Catton’s Sydney Writers’ Festival talk left me…
While their experiences differ, their stories of bravery, courage, grief, loss, resilience, and hope bring them together. It was noted, too, that the end of the Holocaust didn’t mark the end of survivors’ troubles, grief, and loss.
Honi spoke to the founders of Soft Centre Jemma Cole and Thorsten Hertog who give us a run-down on what the festival has in store for all.
As I sat down for the Sydney Writers’ Festival Great Adaptations panel, I heard from writers from all walks of…
Speaking about her new book Saving Time: Discovering a Life Beyond the Clock at the Sydney Writers’ Festival this past weekend with Jess Scully, Jenny Odell reframes our modern lingua franca for time.
The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida can be, as described by some audience members at the SWF panel, a tad tricky to get into, but once you’ve established a connection with the protagonist and his story, it’s even trickier to put the book down.
To grapple with the perennial question of the future is an onerous task on a good day. In a world plagued by climate change, enduring coloniality, racism, a regression of women’s rights and the rise of nationalism, this query only becomes all the more daunting. Try making the discourse comedic, and you are venturing into shaky territory.
It is in this constant back-and-forth between structural inequality and personal resistance which Evaristo locates her personal voice, rippling like a moonlit breeze through the eclipsed amphitheatre.
Miyazaki perfectly captures the ephemerality of childhood, the challenges of growing up and the importance of creativity in everyday life.