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REVIEW :: A Collection of Interrupted Work

Lovingly Interrupted :: A Collection of Interrupted Work by Anne Harris The Story of Conception, Fruition, Interruption & Inspiration A thoughtfully stitched-together body of Anne Harris’ work; a maker who has a passion for “the handmade and traditional methods of women’s work.” Anne utilizes fabric, fibres and wood and draws simple inspiration from her surroundings. Reading […]

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REVIEW :: Scenes from Suburbophobia

Scenes from Suburbophobia Comics from issues 1-10. Edited by Chris This comic book smiles sideways at me as I enter the Verge Reading Room. Inviting me to pick it up, sit down and see what’s inside. Once opened, I realized I am given previews of issues 1-10 of this black-and-white comic series. A flat diary […]

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REVIEW :: speak-easy #10 the city of sydney as mapped out

speak-easy #10 The City of Sydney as mapped out by Edited by Lee Tran Lam This beautifully hand crafted book maps out the streets of Sydney in the most candid way. It starts off with the writer’s personal experience such as the ups and downs of being a Sydneysider and what the local postcode can […]

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REVIEW :: Fern Zine

Fern Zine by Vanessa Berry Once I read the title, I imagined scenes from the Jurassic Park movie or pages from my Mesozoic Era encyclopaedia. Ferns are everywhere, just like this zine. It is printed in black and white, covered with fern images, and written personally by the author. This zine is a quick summary […]

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REVIEW :: “WHERE DO I BELONG?”

“Where do I belong?” A Silent Army Concern Edited by Michael Fikaris, Safdar Ahmed & Sam Wallman, June 2015. silentarmy.org, therefugeeartproject.com This book is covered in faces looking right out at you. Turn it over and the back is, too. I was about to go drop myself into the armchair Verge reading room, then from […]

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REVIEW :: ON THIS SITE

Exhibition Review of: ‘On This Site’ Upasana Papadopoulos Artists: Karla Dickens; Ishmael Marika; Claudia Nicholson; Christopher Pease; Joan Ross; Salote Tawale; Garry Trinh. Curators: Kate Blackmore and Sian McIntyre Verge Gallery, Sydney University The timing of the Verge Gallery’s latest exhibition, ‘On This Site’ is interesting, coinciding as it does with two significant events relating to Australia’s […]

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REVIEW :: ON THIS SITE

On This Site Verge Gallery, until 13th June Artists: Karla Dickens, Ishmael Marika, Claudia Nicholson, Christopher Pease, Joan Ross, Salote Tawale, Garry Trinh Curators: Kate Blackmore and Siân McIntyre The title of the latest show at Sydney University’s Verge Gallery is both a call to remembrance of past injustices, deaths and suffering and an invitation, […]

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