The blueprint for a community-led festival already exists in the way Splendour patrons interact with each other. Perhaps it’s time we wave goodbye to the profit-minded model of Australian festivals, and move towards one which cares for the people who attend them. And, more urgently, one which cares for the land they inhabit.
All main stage acts on the first day of the festival have been cancelled at the last minute due to wet weather. This comes after the previous night’s camping entry process left festivalgoers waiting for over nine hours with no accommodation or communication from the festival.
More than smoke and mirrors, Dark Mofo proves that public art should have a soul.
Experimental, intimidating and provocative, SOFT CENTRE was everything that I could hope for from Sydney’s cultural scene.
Thousands of protestors rallied behind Sydney's live music scene at Hyde Park
Maria Chen looks at the risks of smuggling drugs into one of the biggest festivals in Australia