Unhappening with Jimmy Dalton

by

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of speaking with Jimmy Dalton, one quarter of the Sydney art collective Unhappen who create theatre, installation art and interactive spaces which deal with technology, the changing nature of… Continue reading

Talking Sol LeWitt

by

You can now listen to Ira & Julia talking Sol LeWitt with Macushla Robinson, assistant curator of contemporary international art at the Art Gallery of NSW.  Podcast is now available here Art Gallery… Continue reading

Idea is “a machine that makes the art”

by

Tonight on Something Else, Julia and Ira chat to Macushla Robinson emerging theorist and assistant curator of contemporary international art at the Art Gallery of NSW. The topic is Sol LeWitt, conceptual art… Continue reading

“A marriage is made to be broken”

by

How do you put a new spin on a play that has supposedly been staged more times in Australia than any other piece of theatre? Tonight on Something Else we sit down with… Continue reading

Lovingly built with Breezeblock

by

Space is the place it seems. Following on from last week’s episode featuring Ira and Julia’s interview with Sebastian Goldspink about Alaska Projects, this week Daniel will catch up with artist Sean Rafferty to… Continue reading

Sebastian Goldspink turns underground into Alaska Projects

by

On last night’s episode of Something Else, Julia and Ira spoke to Sebastian Goldspink, founder and director of Alaska Projects, a Sydney based artist run initiative established to turn the city’s unused or… Continue reading

Peter Blamey’s Gentle Chaos

by

Peter Blamey is an artist, it says so on his website. It also says that he has been “doing performances and making works for quite a while now, and looks like continuing to… Continue reading

It’s time for Tino Seghal’s ‘encounter’

by

Last year’s Venice Biennale winner, Tino Seghal is showing his work ‘This is so contemporary’ at the Art Gallery of NSW from today, Feb 6th until Feb 23rd. On last Thursday’s episode of… Continue reading

The NOW now Group Show 2014 @ SNO Contemporary Art Projects

by

Across five days and multiple venues, the 2014 NOW now festival also included an excellent group show of sound-based installations at SNO Contemporary Art Projects in Marrickville. This week on Something Else we… Continue reading

Short & Sweet Theatre and Short & Sweet Cabaret

by

An annual part of Sydney’s theatre and now Cabaret scenes, Short & Sweet is a festival of 10 minute bites of stage performance. Writers submit scripts which are then given to directors to… Continue reading

Art Reviews!

by

Last Thursday Charlotte and Joel decided to shake things up by doing a giant arts review show instead of having a guest, so check out the 3 reviews below and make sure you… Continue reading

Tele Visions – interview with Emma Ramsay

by

‘Television has been attacking us all our lives, now we can attack it back‘ – Nam June Paik (1970) Something Else, 6pm Thursday 21st November, Maren interviewed Emma Ramsay, co-director Tele Visions at… Continue reading

Victoria Spence: Living With Our Dead

by

  This week on Something Else we meet Victoria Spence, a performer, consultant and life rites celebrant with over 20 years of experience in community and cultural development. In 2010 Victoria helped start… Continue reading

Listen: Harrison Woodhead

by

Tonight we’re chatting with an extraordinary film maker who has a documentary coming out about his Communities for Communities Immersion experience in North Indonesia, and has a supernatural thriller, Pandorian, on the horizon. “As a… Continue reading

Listen: JD Reforma on “Talk Show (After The Break)”

by

In 2011 Oprah Winfrey came to Australia, unleashing a tide of goodwill, fandom, renamed buildings (though thankfully not bees) in her wake. This event set off ideas in the minds of curators JD Reforma and… Continue reading