Artist Alessia Camoirano Bruges shares the emotional depth and intensity that goes into creating her paintings. It is her own form of therapy, which allows her to release thoughts and emotions, and feel present. Her pieces intend to challenge, initiate conversations and encourage acceptance around mental health, identity and body-image.
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!
Le Fil has been lighting up our tv screens, billboards, buses and theatres with his bold and beautiful performance art! We chatted about his views on gender as he challenges the notion of identity; what his latest track 'Nightlife' means to him; and his collaborations with leading brands.
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?