Arts / In Residence

Sydney Festival 2017

The moon is staying in the trees chaining down on you and me, it’s summertime. With this summer’s heat comes a slew of music icons – think Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and PJ Harvey, announced today as headline acts for the 2017 Sydney Festival.

Fashion / Feature

Get away with Merlette

Feel the sun on your skin. Merlette is for the girl accustomed to balancing life between the city and beach, late nights and early mornings. Sydney-born designer Marina Cortbawi founded Merlette in New York this year with the modern traveller in mind – resulting in a collection of refined feminine shapes with contemporary ease.

Arts / In Residence

National Art School Open Day

“I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.” – Vincent van Gogh.
Sydney’s National Art School is offering a chance to see what your life as an artist might look like in reality with its open day on September 3.

Arts / In Residence

Bartolomeo Celestino at Olsen Irwin, Sydney

The ocean, without orientation by shore or horizon, is a perennial shape shifter – a thing of constant of flux – living, morphing, never repeating. Without context or bearing, the surface landscape of the sea becomes whatever the moment tells us it is – an abstraction of nature disjunct from its typical frame of reference. Art photographer Bartolomeo Celestino has been revisiting a particular spot on Sydney’s coast with his large-format camera and pointing its lens at the vastness below, day in, day out, for years.