Digital Artist Fei Alexeli invites us to face our deepest fears and escape into a parallel universe. Evoking a nostalgia for 60s America, contrasted with surreal compositions of outer space and tropicana in a pink haze, her utopian scenes make us feel less alone and help us to see that beauty is all around us.
Australian author Alice Bishop shares with us her experiences from the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires in her beautifully written debut book ‘A Constant Hum’. The book casts an honest light on the epidemic of global warming and seeks to challenge the gender stereotypes of ‘heroism’ following the aftermath of a natural disaster. Alice shares with us some of her favourite authors and how writing about something that is important to you is key!
When it comes to the universal game of football, the ability to kick a ball with physical strength and strategic thinking should not be defined by gender, but by pure skill and passion. Why is it then, that sexism still remains in football? with females being under-valued and under-represented on and off the pitch?
Digital assistants like Amazon Echo’s Alexa and Microsoft’s Cortana have become popular additions to homes around the world. But have we stopped to question why their voices are set as female by default? Are digital assistants enforcing gender stereotypes? And are we developing an abusive relationship with technology?