Melbourne Literary: Word and Way

Melbourne’s City Council has been promoting laneway art projects for many years. In 2002, artist Evangelos Sakaris created Word and Way in Heffernan Lane, a small street linking the ‘Little Greece’ of Lonsdale Street to Little Bourke Street’s Chinatown. Word and Way features quotes from Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu and Greek philosopher Heraclitus depicted as street signs. The signs, affixed […]

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Peacemaker Cover Art!

The fabulous Marianne de Pierres (who also writes under Marianne Delacourt) has a new book coming out with Angry Robot books in May 2014. As a teaser, the publisher is releasing the cover art today. Look at the pretty, created by Joey Hi Fi. The book, first in a series, combines, SF, westerns, crime and the paranormal in an Australian setting, […]

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Invasion at Warrnambool!

Museums and pop culture – especially SFnal pop culture – never used to occupy the same space. They still don’t, on the whole, but in Warrnambool, a country town in western Victoria, that juxtaposition is on offer until 28 January. The Warrnambool Art Gallery’s Invasion exhibition is housing the touring British exhibition of SF costumes, props, promotional figures and replicas […]

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Oh, MONA.

A few weekends ago, Tim and I went to Hobart for the weekend to visit the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA). We have been anticipating the opening of the museum for some years, partly because of the MONA billboard on the Republic Tower on the corner of  LaTrobe and Queen Streets in Melbourne. For years now, odd and […]

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