March 2016

Miss Engineering

Founder of Engineers Without Borders, State Finalist for Young Australian of the Year in 2011 and mechanical engineer, Muslim Australian Yassmin Abdel-Magied embodies a driving force for progressive change within typically male-dominated industries of work. After talking to Abdel-Magied, Sam Goerling reflects upon her story, and the story of young female Australians everywhere seeking equal opportunity and equal pay.

Review: Our Little Sister (Umimachi Diary)

"Directed by perhaps the leading exponent of the boutique family drama, Hirokazu Kore-eda’s work reappropriates Akimi Yoshida’s manga series to present a fresh take on the complexities of sisterhood." Brayden Keizer reviews.

Interview: Words with Kenneth Ransom

Born and trained in LA, the American actor Kenneth Ransom has been based in Perth - a semi-regular on the Black Swan stage, his recent performances include Glengarry Glen Ross, Dinner, The House on The Lake and The Motherf**ker with the Hat. Samuel J. Cox interviews.

Interview: Words with Blazing Swan 2016

Nothing should be more clandestine than a crazy party. It is the only way to prevent society’s most judgmental from trying to turn up and ruining everyone else’s readiness to get weird. Reuben Wylie interviews Frank Mitchell.

PIAF Review: The Secret Garden

The Shaman rabbit jumps before you, reaching for a bite. Up the stairs you go, put your head in a pot. Enter the dark and you will see light. European artist...

REVIEW: Cirque Adrenaline

Cirque Adrenaline is an exciting part of a new breed of performance making circus sexy again, it’s just a little too late to come West. Samuel J. Cox reviews.