Like kings of the wild frontier we set out into the Mojave Desert in search of kaleidoscopic sunsets and stars that shine bright like neon love. For three sunkissed days we traversed the strikingly vast terrain in the name of Desert Daze – a celebration of music encapsulating everything from 60s and 70s experimental punk pioneers of the likes of the Sonics and Television to dreamy, indie electronic outfits – Toro y Moi, Washed Out, Beach Fossils and Connan Mockasin among them. Here, L.A.-based artist and photographer Faith-Ann Young shares with RUSSH the Desert Daze moments that caught her eye.
As Sydney’s annual fair of contemporary works comes to a close, we’re yearning for more moments of great Australian art. We’ve handpicked a few of our favourite local artists, with must-see exhibitions running over the coming weeks.
On creative maturation and losing inhibitions. Photographer Tim Swallow talks us through his new solo exhibition, We Live Today, launching at Paddington’s Deutscher and Hackett from the September 19-22.
Following NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s announcement that Sydney’s lockout laws will be lifted across the CBD, we’re in the mood to dance. Here we round up some of our favourite end-of-night destinations in town, for when you’re not quite ready to call it a day.