BOOKS & TALKS

TALK: EXTREMOPHILES & EXOPLANETS

BY KATE BRITTON While the Sydney property market is shrinking by the day, the intergalactic market is expanding to include such unlikely abodes as pure … Read more

RAINOFF – A CURATED TEMPORARY BOOKSTORE

Hot off the press: the latest from local independent publisher and distributor Rainoff is PRETTY TELLING I SUPPOSE, a new book of photographs by local … Read more

CRACKLE: CONTEMPORARY ART FROM THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE

The title of curator/critic Stuart Koop’s new compilation of contemporary Australian art is not just a reference to the perceived geographic and cultural isolation of … Read more

DAVID EAGLEMAN, BRIAN ENO AND TALES FROM THE AFTERLIVES

In the afterlife you have to sit in a waiting room until your name is spoken on Earth for the last time. The afterlife is … Read more

Zabriskie Book Club

john-rendall-signs-a-copy-of-a-lion-called-christian On a night when most restaurants in the blistery Bondi Beach district had barely a handful of people, Ravesi’s exclusive cocktail lounge Drift was a-buzz … Read more

CURVY

Throwing a curve ball into fancy-pantsy, boys-only art circles the world over is the annual all-girl art book, Curvy. Unleashed like a swarm of … Read more

TALK: ALAIN DE BOTTON

“Our work will at least have distracted us, it will have provided a perfect bubble in which to invest our hopes for perfection, it … Read more

LECTURE SERIES: DECODING DRESS

From saris to sarongs to kimonos to cheongsams. Dress as national identity, as signifier of personal rank, 
as an art form, as an industry, as … Read more

EVEN BOOKS

Angela Bennetts and Alice Fenton – both copywriters by day and book henchmen by night – have introduced Sydney to a more lively and debaucherous … Read more

UNCOVERING THE MU MESON ARCHIVES

Up a steel staircase at the back of King Furniture on Parramatta road, a little place known as Mu Meson Archives is salvaging obscure films … Read more