Anthropologists will study anything. From the outside most of it seems impenetrably boring: clothing in Melanesia, dietary variations in the Cotswolds... that sort of stuff. So you know something is afoot when an anthropologist deems an entire people 'too dull' to study.
This weekend Warren Ellis will play the electric violin to thousands of people at Splendour in the Grass, but the Dirty Three musician's obsession with instruments started in a rubbish dump during the late '70s. He tells us about 10 noise makers that have changed his life.
Alcohol and art; a timeless combination. You may know about MONA in Tasmania (which just opened a new exhibition, Theatre of The World) but did you know the grounds are also where the wonderfully tasty, downright drinkable Moo Brew was born?