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In Italy, an artist is converting manholes into teeny tiny rooms to raise awareness of homelessness.

The Strange Sight of GPS Map Art

Tuesday August 14, 2018

Art and sport don’t always play nice, but the strange pastime of ‘Strava art’ – where runners and cyclists create images on maps – is a clear exception.

The Art of Street Writing

Saturday July 28, 2018

Sometimes the best art is hidden in plain sight. Like the mesmerising craft behind painting mundane road signs.

Canadian artist Guy Laramée turns decaying books into eye-catching landscapes. 

Free Kelzuki Whale Poster

Tuesday July 24, 2018

Want to adorn your walls with some handsome cetacea? Grab a copy of Smith Journal volume 27, on sale now, and these hand-drawn sea mammals will be all yours.

Bunny Racket, aka the Wiggles of Rock, are the perfect band for rock heads with small children at home, or some sprogs somewhere in their lives.

Bendigo Writers Festival 2018

Thursday July 12, 2018

Calling all readers, writers, and folk who like charming regional cities: the Bendigo Writers Festival is fast upon us. Here’s a squiz at what’s happening this year.

Bowie v. Iggy; Cash v. Nine Inch Nails; Fever Ray v. Cave. Let the debate begin. 

Artist Morgan Blair gives the show about nothing the impressionist treatment. 

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