Stories from All Subjects
Moving from country Queensland to a global cultural capital, QUT fashion graduate Georgia Grainger has persevered to embed herself into the fast-paced fashion industry. As assistant product manager of Zign, she monitors trends, finds inspiration and continues to develop her portfolio.
The Museum of Colliding Dimensions is an interactive all-consuming experience of light, sound and movement. No Walls’ Grace Kirk discovered the CreateX festival installation to be one of the most extensive mash ups of technology she has ever experienced.
Today, almost everyone has a handful of social media accounts – Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Vine and more. There’s an app for everything, making it easier to find restaurants, catch up with friends and remind you where you parked your car. Even hooking up has become a convenient digital interaction, with apps like Tinder and Grindr reducing the time it takes to find a ‘match’.
Daily challenges occur for all writers, but even in solitary pursuits, there’s a large, supportive community if you know where to look. For Ellen van Neerven, the sum of her experiences has amounted to two published books - one capturing the lives of Murri girls and their families; the other drawing on her cultural experience of food in India - and a desire to support other writers.
Matthew Chilton sits down with dancer, choreographer and video/multimedia artist Elise May to discuss the marriage of digital technology with the live body.