Stories from All Subjects

Shifting Lenses: A Marriage of Dance and Technology

Matthew Chilton sits down with dancer, choreographer and video/multimedia artist Elise May to discuss the marriage of digital technology with the live body.

The Story of the Book

Publishing a book never meant to be read - the 24-hour book and other stories told by if:book Australia.

Behind-the-Scenes at Geek Girls

No Walls' Brooke Donnelly looks behind-the-scenes at Geek Girls to see how technology and art can be seamlessly interwoven.

The Book, the Story, the Platform

Screenwriter, playwright, author, coder, tweeter. Do any of these terms matter anymore? Should writers have a platform agnostic approach to writing?

The Language of Loss

Using physical theatre to express the collective loss a community experiences from disaster is a major undertaking. This can be even more challenging when working across cultures. Director Jeremy Neideck and producer Dave Sleswick experienced this first hand with Deluge: 물의기억 (Mului Gieok), a five year international experience to represent those affected by the harsh reality of nature.

Evoking the Image

Patrick Clair is an LA based screen director who specialises in motion design, music visuals and information graphics. He directed the 90 second main title sequence of HBO’s True Detective, which won him an Emmy Award for outstanding main title design last year.

Tensions in the Screens Presence

Louise Bennett is a visual artist whose creative work examines human experience in an increasingly digital environment. It is the tension in the screens presence that drives her exploration.

Brodie Poole Turns the Camera on Himself

The importance of digital-only documentaries is evolving as the importance of video content for online communication continues to grow. Brodie Poole has created a heartfelt human documentary and has proven with its success that there is a growing audience in this space.

Working Hard Behind-the-Scenes

It’s 8pm in Hell’s Kitchen, New York, and the wailing sounds of sirens can be heard outside the apartment building, located seven blocks from central park. Brisbane born and bred Anna Stodart has her roommate’s dog on her lap as she discusses via Skype how she came to work in one of the most difficult industries in one of the world’s most demanding cities.