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Natural History Illustration course

Natural History Illustration course

The University of Newcastle has a free 6-week course in Natural History Illustration. According to the web page introducing this course, “The field of Natural History Illustration is about observing and illustrating subjects from nature, science and culture, with their linkages to the environment being central.” Roger Jones from the…

‘Puss in Thongs’ children’s pantomime.

‘Puss in Thongs’ children’s pantomime.

Danica Taylor will be directing ‘Puss in Thongs’, Lismore Theatre Company’s next children’s pantomime coming to the Rochdale Theatre in the April 2020 school holidays. Danica is the teaching director of ‘The D-Vine Drama Company’ that provides after-school drama classes for children and teens on the Northern Rivers. Danica loved…

Fundraiser for Heartfelt House

Fundraiser for Heartfelt House

The Saturday 30 November performance of The Vagina Monologues is a special fundraiser for Heartfelt House. President Sharon Brodie says ‘As Director, I chose Heartfelt House as the beneficiary for The Vagina Monologues because of my long association with this not-for-profit group that does a wonderful job supporting adults in…

The resonances between Indigenous art and images captured by microscopes

The resonances between Indigenous art and images captured by microscopes

The resonances between Indigenous art and images captured by microscopes Detail from Witchetty Grub Dreaming, Jennifer Napaljarri Lewis, Warlukurlangu Artists of Yuendumu. Courtesy of the artist Roger Wepf, The University of Queensland Rich visual parallels between Indigenous artworks and microscopic natural structures hidden in the world around us reveal unexpected…