Making public art public

Friday March 23, 2012

'Echology' is a series of public seminars that aim to bridge the gap between civic funded 'public art' and the public. No more eyesores!

Craig Allsop

Friday March 23, 2012

Aussie photographer and anthropology student Craig Allsop treks the world to document remote ways of life.

Coffee mount

Thursday March 22, 2012

Perk up coffee nerds this one's for you. A clever guy called Arvid Hausser has deconstructed and wall-mounted a coffee machine so we can see the process play out.

Sir David on tour

Thursday March 22, 2012

The world's most beloved octogenarian – and surely the most unequivocally adored figure in the history of television – is coming to Australia in August.

Into the deep

Wednesday March 21, 2012

Does the date April 15, 1912, ring a faint bell? Look to the left before you answer that.

Louis Theroux, surely TV's most affable and engaging provocateur, is back with a DVD of his most recent excursions into the lesser-trod alleyways of human society. 

The radio star

Tuesday March 20, 2012

In early 2005, a friend of David Byrne's told the Talking Heads frontman she missed hearing what he played in his office. So in April that year he started his online radio show.

Gently down the stream

Tuesday March 20, 2012

The Foldboat fellas have been hard at work getting their prototype to the water since we spoke to them for Smith.

The Lively Morgue

Monday March 19, 2012

A new blog showcases incredible photos hand-picked from the New York Times picture library, dating back to 1896.

Building the Opera House

Monday March 19, 2012

Steve Tsoukalas has spent the last 45 years looking after a national icon. He glances back over the years on the eve of its 39th anniversary.