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Iphigenia in Splott

BY New Ghosts Theatre Company | 1-Nov-2020
Iphigenia in Splott

Fresh from their critically acclaimed production of Blue Christmas at KXT, New Ghosts Theatre Company brings Artistic Director Lucy Clements and resident IGNITE performer Meg Clarke back together again in the Australian premiere of a one-woman show that has taken stages by storm internationally.

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Lab.17 art contest

BY Margherita | 1-Nov-2020
Lab.17 art contest

Lab.17 art contest, is a call for submissions open to all kind of artists. Works allowed in the art competition are: drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs, graphics, mix media and video. A great opportunity for the artists, which can win a cash prize, have the opportunity to exhibit the artworks and much more.

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A fancy walk leads locals to meet ethnic minorities' neighbours

BY The Young Reporter / Hong Kong Baptist University | 30-Oct-2020

Arabic signs, Islamic symbol on restaurant signboard, grocery store filled with spices line along Kwai Chung's Ping Lai Path, a community surrounded by industrial buildings. The local cultural tour group led by the guide, Minhas Rashad, an inhabitant of South-Asia speaking fluent Cantonese, shows visitors an ordinary day of the South Asian and the Chinese residents live and gather in the area - a feature the community is notorious for.

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Cultural differences you may face in St. Petersburg

BY Moon Lam, Nicole Ko / Hong Kong Baptist University | 30-Oct-2020

"Rude" maybe tourist's impression towards people in St. Petersburg, Russia, but there may be an underlying misunderstanding behind the image. St. Petersburg is always considered a must-visit city in Russia, no matter for international or domestic travellers. Being the second-largest city in Russia, the area consists of canals and world-famous spots such as the Winter Palace, Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Peter and Paul Fortress.

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Dark tourism in Chernobyl

BY Moon Lam, Nicole Ko | 30-Oct-2020
Dark tourism in Chernobyl

Still remember Chernobyl where the nuclear disaster happened more than 30 years ago? Nowadays, Chernobyl has become one of the main tourist attractions in Ukraine. Watch and know more about dark tourism.

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Five minutes with Xavier Tsang

BY Cherry Lee / HKBU | 30-Oct-2020

BeCandle is a local candle and fragrance brand established by Xavier Tsang, who uses the most intriguing and innovative ways to present his fragrance. @BeCandle #Fragrance #Candles #Local

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From underground to mainstream: dreams, changes and struggles in Chinese rap scene

BY The Young Reporter / Hong Kong Baptist University | 30-Oct-2020

Since hip-hop music was introduced in China in the 1990s, it stayed mainly underground. With the show The Rap of China becoming a nation-wide focus, hip-hop rapping is stepping into the mainstream in China in recent years. Behind the scene, it's decades of sweating and struggles. Yet, greater challenges are waiting ahead...

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Skilled Hands, Shared Culture

BY RMIT Gallery | 30-Oct-2020

Skilled Hands, Shared Culture explores the important role art, craft and design practices play in sustaining culture and community in Australia and Vietnam. In celebration of the 2020 Vietnam Creativity Festival, Vietnamese and Australian designers, artists and crafts people come together in this RMIT Gallery online exhibition highlighting artists whose work contributes to supporting vibrant, sustainable communities.

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Chongli grabs the Winter Olympics to grow rapidly

BY The Young Reporter / Hong Kong Baptist University | 29-Oct-2020

A man wearing a white snowsuit with red words China freestyle ski team stretched out his arms horizontally, keeping his body and skis at 90 degrees, acting as a beautiful arc across the sky, and landed at the bottom of a slope approaching 40 degrees.

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Franck Gohier Exhibition '#Ozpop'

BY Mitchell Fine Art | 29-Oct-2020
Franck Gohier Exhibition

Darwin-based artist Franck Gohier returns to Mitchell Fine Art with a new series of artworks that continue his appropriation of 1950's and 60's vintage comic books and popular culture. #Ozpop is Franck Gohier's homage to the history of Australian Pop. Satirical, politically, and socially motivated his artworks are a reflection of society and its faults, frailties and triumphs.

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Hong Kong's Edgy Artists Confront a Bleak Future

BY The Young Reporter / Hong Kong Baptist University | 29-Oct-2020
Hong Kongs Edgy Artists Confront a Bleak Future

With uncertainty over a possible additional Covid-19 wave and the release to the public of the stark details of the national security law being foisted onto Hong Kong, the territory's creative professionals are faced with anxiety and foreboding. Throughout the city's pro-democracy movement, artistic expression has been a staple for protesters to make their voices heard through artwork, posters, and slogans. But all of this may soon change.

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Hong Kong's Ethnic Minorities Confront New National Security Law

BY The Young Reporter / Hong Kong Baptist University | 29-Oct-2020
Hong Kongs Ethnic Minorities Confront New National Security Law

Ethnic minorities in Hong Kong who often confront language and cultural barriers now face new challenges in the form of the national security law imposed July 1 by Beijing, which brings both uncertainty and a sense of the unknown. During the pro-democracy movement that rocked the city for months last year, many chose to remain mum. Some are now breaking that silence.

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Lizzie Bea opens up about playing Tracy Turnblad in the new West End production of Hairspray

BY Jess Stoddard / Manchester Metropolitan University | 28-Oct-2020

Lizzie Bea's joyous performance as Tracy Turnblad on Britain's Got Talent helped bring the importance of live theatre to the forefront of the national consciousness. Here she talks about that BTG number alongside Michael Ball, her excitement at returning to the stage despite the pandemic and why she wants to breakdown casting stereotypes and play Elphaba.

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David Rankin- Five Decades. A Single-Artist Auction Retrospective

BY artmarketspace Pty Ltd | 26-Oct-2020
David Rankin- Five Decades.

Artmarketspace is delighted to be working with connections of New York based Australian artist David Rankin, in staging a new market concept: A Single-Artist Auction Retrospective. Auction being held on Sunday 29 November online at artmarketspace.com at 5pm AEST. This curated auction comprises 11 fine works that span each decade of the artist's career starting in the 1960's in Australia and ending up to the early 2000's in New York, where David Rankin now lives with his wife, the celebrated author Lily Brett.

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Gold Coast Bleach Festival focuses on Indigenous arts

BY The Lead South Australia | 26-Oct-2020
Gold Coast Bleach Festival focuses on Indigenous arts

First Nations art will make an unrivalled statement in the Gold Coast's Bleach Festival with a powerful program that includes a 100 square metre, hand-woven mosaic masterpiece by a group of Indigenous women drawn from across south-east Queensland that will blanket the Burleigh beachfront.

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NAIDOC Week at the Art Gallery of WA

BY Art Gallery of WA | 26-Oct-2020
NAIDOC Week at the Art Gallery of WA

Always Was, Always Will Be - Recognises that First Nations people have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years. NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each year to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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Ice is the Star: Ice Music Festival Norway 2019

BY Gerardo Iannacci / Uppsala University | 25-Oct-2020

Ice Music Festival Norway where musicians play with ice is truly one of a kind. It takes place in Finse, a remote village lost in the mountains that can only be reached by train in the Winter months, because of ferocious snowstorms and freezing cold wind it has been described as an Antarctica in miniature. Well, for this year's edition Finse has completely changed its face, the ice music lovers experienced a temperature of some degrees above zero even after sunset. @icemusicfestivalnorway @icemusic @uniquefestival @Finse @Norway @terjeisungset

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Head On Photo Festival in print

BY Head On Photo Festival | 22-Oct-2020

Join us for a printed Head On Photo Festival this November at the iconic Bondi Beach and other venues around Sydney! In a difficult year and after presenting the world-first online photography festival, we are especially thrilled to be able to present this physical series of beautiful and topical exhibitions.

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