Australia

 

The Cashmere Steamroller

 •  December 6

In 1939 a Russian Jewish immigrant opened a small lingerie shop in Little Collins Street, Melbourne. Spanning just 35 metres Sussan, as it was...

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MPavilion Finds a Home in Australia

 •  November 20

It has been called a treasure box, a flower and a butterfly. Yet at first glance, MPavilion in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens looks like a...

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Male escorts: Is the growing market for male escorts a sign of female sexual liberation or just a re-run of the same old stereotypes?

 •  November 12

In the middle of every month, when the moon is full, and straight after payday, Louise meets Tom in a smart hotel in north Sydney to indulge in what...

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Australian Director Sophie Hyde Explores Family Ties

 •  September 4

What is it like to have a mother who changes from a Jane to a James? The Australian avant-garde film "52 Tuesdays" deals with exactly that question....

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An Aboriginal Dance Company Explores Australia’s Cultural History

 •  August 28

A young lieutenant from the First Fleet that landed in Australia in the late 18th century made friends with a 15-year-old girl from the local Eora...

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Fifty Shades of Jade: Erotic Writer Takes On China’s Qing Dynasty

 •  August 12

Before “Sex and the City,” “Girls,” and “Fifty Shades of Grey,” there was “Eat Me,” a novel by Linda Jaivin about the sexual...

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A legendary artist

 •  July 19

In the early 1960s Robert Dickerson gave his father a collection of his paintings. Regarding them as a waste of time, his father burnt them...

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Time piece: Tehching Hsieh exhibition

 •  May 24

On September 30, 1978, the Taiwanese-American artist Tehching Hsieh, then an illegal immigrant in New York, locked himself in a cage. He stayed...

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Google creative director explores his love for digital art in Sydney

 •  May 23

When Tom Uglow left Google’s London headquarters two years ago to move to Australia, he managed teams of up to a hundred. Today, as creative...

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A shark cull divides a nation

 •  April 9

Elyse Frankcom was diving with dolphins in the vast waters of Western Australia when she felt the jaws of a great white shark clamp around her...

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