Monthly Archives: August 2011

WANDERING THE STREETS OF MELBOURNE

ROSIE DENNIS EXPLORES CONNECTEDNESS IN DOWNTOWN by Urszula Dawkins This time last year, Rosie Dennis was at Arts House presenting her exploration of the lies we take for granted, Fraudulent Behaviour. After several years making solo work, she says, she’d … Continue reading

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THE INTIMACY OF THE LETTER

MALCOLM WHITTAKER’S A LOVER’S DISCOURSE by Urszula Dawkins Emails and phone calls just don’t cut it when you’re lonely, travelling, and craving intimacy, says Malcolm Whittaker. Walking the streets of Berlin late at night, while away on a travel grant, … Continue reading

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CONCEIVED ACROSS A PLANET

JOAN BAIXAS’S PREGNANT EARTH by Urszula Dawkins For the past 20 years, Spanish artist and traveller Joan Baixas has roamed the world collecting stories and translating them to the screen. Not the ‘silver screen’, but a translucent ‘canvas’ on which … Continue reading

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“A WORLD THAT HAD TO SPEAK”

TALYA RUBIN’S OF THE CAUSES OF WONDERFUL THINGS by Urszula Dawkins Montreal-born, Sydney-based performer Talya Rubin speaks with quiet, warm intensity, perched on a big wicker chair at the top of Arts House’s sweeping North Melbourne Town Hall staircase. I … Continue reading

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