Archive for 'Arts Feature'
Sometimes, it’s tricky being a creative person. You may have a brilliant idea – for a movie, a magazine, a business or any of a million other things – but no idea how to turn that idea into a reality. The Vivid Ideas festival, running in tandem with Vivid Live, is all about helping creative people achieve their goals. It’s about the work that goes into creativity, and about building a sustainable career.
Indie Magazines: High End Content, Low End Budgets How To Get Lucky In Publishing By Alasdair Duncan As a founding editor of Lucky Peach magazine, Chris Ying is an independent publishing success story who’s presenting Indie Magazines: High End Content, Low End Budgets as part of this year’s Vivid Ideas program. You may have a [...]
Spring Breakers: Harmony Korine’s Beach Noir By Dee Jefferson Until recently, Harmony Korine has been the underdog of a fiercely independent, provocative subculture of American cinema, along with filmmakers like Vincent Gallo and Larry Clark. A skater, painter, author and photographer, his films have been decidedly on the experimental and performance-art end of the spectrum [...]
The most impressive thing about actor Ryan Gosling is not his dreamy blue eyes, or the internet memes he has spawned; it’s the way he switches effortlessly from high budget romances to small, gritty independent movies, refusing to rest on his good looks, constantly surprising audiences at every turn.
Curious Sydneysiders are in for a treat this month, as pioneering and psychedelically inclined ‘lumino kinetic’ artist Roger Foley – AKA Ellis D Fogg – unveils a lifetime of mementos, and puts them under the hammer. Fogg moved in the same circles as the controversial OZ magazine crew, alongside artist Martin Sharp and futurist Richard [...]