Tilt-Shift Rio

Monday February 27, 2012

The latest short film by Sydney photographer and director Keith Loutit conveys the massive energy of Rio's Carnival in a miniaturised format.

Book surgery

Friday February 24, 2012

We weren't sure whether to file these incredible paper sculptures under arts or science.

Swishwiffing stamps

Tuesday February 21, 2012

If ever an author deserved to be on a postage stamp it's the flushbunking, swizzfiggling, lickswishy genius Roald Dahl.

Mail art

Sunday February 19, 2012

Junk mail, as the manifestation of our information and material overload, is one of modern times' most maligned creations. Artist, Amanda Nelsen sees things differently. 

Alain de Botton's Australian tour is largely sold out, but you can still tap into his thinking. 

Buck (ticket giveaway)

Monday February 13, 2012

Buck is a humble man who loves horses and the eponymous subject of a new documentary. He's also the guy Robert Redford described as "the real deal".

Eat it Victoria

Monday February 13, 2012

If you like eating and you like Victoria (the state not the monarch) then boy oh boy have we found a book you're going to like. No, love. 

Reading frenzy

Saturday February 11, 2012

Buster Keaton was inches away from sudden death when that house dropped on him. Fortunately for William Joyce and co-director Brandon Oldenburg, animating similar stunts is way less dangerous.  

The endearing madness of David Shrigley

Wednesday February 08, 2012

How exactly do you describe the oeuvre of British artist David Shrigley? Surreal crudity? Crude surrealism? Flat out weird shit?

Nat Baldwin

Sunday February 05, 2012

Having played with Dirty Projectors and Department of Eagles, it's not surprising that Nat Baldwin's solo work is pretty damn teriffic.