Articles by: John

Lots of emailing

April 29, 2012

Arts, Visual arts:

Outside of my work here in the Arts Team, I also volunteer at an artist run initiative in Melbourne’s inner north. Like any arts organisation, much of running the space… Read More ›

The idiosyncracies of fashion

The idiosyncracies of fashion

October 26, 2011

Arts:

Boutique magnifique is the final film in the Outside-in cinema calendar this year, and also a good excuse to point out how darn tricky it can be to track down… Read More ›

Such stuff as dreams are made on

Such stuff as dreams are made on

September 14, 2011

Arts:

  This week‘s Outside-in cinema looks at a recent re-working of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, as seen during the course of it’s making in a Kentucky Prison. Although Shakespeare behind… Read More ›

Counts and Castles

Counts and Castles

August 23, 2011

Arts, Film:

Legendary anime director Hayao Miyazaki is no stranger to Outside-in cinema here, having featured in last years season not just once, but twice. This Wednesday just past we showed another… Read More ›

Distant sparks

Distant sparks

August 9, 2011

Arts, Painting, Visual arts:

This Wednesday 10th August at 6:30pm, as a part of the Outside-in cinema series in Experimedia, we will be showing the 2006 documentary In the shadow of the moon, in… Read More ›

Tentative gazes at Melbourne Underground Film Festival 2011

Tentative gazes at Melbourne Underground Film Festival 2011

August 3, 2011

Arts, Film:

Sitting at my desk this afternoon, listening to one of my favourite death metal acts, and what am I thinking about more than anything? That I never ever want to… Read More ›

Visual architects

Visual architects

July 26, 2011

Arts, Photography:

This Wednesday 27th July at 6:30pm, as a part of the Outside-in cinema series in Experimedia here at the Library, we will be showing the documentary Manufactured landscapes, which follows… Read More ›

International Zine Library Day!

International Zine Library Day!

July 20, 2011

Arts:

Barely two weeks ago, I had the privilege to attend the third Zine Librarians (un)Conference in the USA, this year held at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. This event was a… Read More ›

Involuntary moving pictures

Involuntary moving pictures

July 13, 2011

Arts, Comic books:

This Wednesday 13th July at 6:30pm, as a part of the Outside-in cinema series in Experimedia here at the Library, we will be showing the recent anime film, Ocean waves.… Read More ›

Banksy and the uncommissioning of art

Banksy and the uncommissioning of art

June 28, 2011

Arts, Visual arts:

This Wednesday 29th June at 6:30pm, as a part of the Outside-in cinema series in Experimedia here at the Library, we will be showing the oscar nominated multi-layered documentary, Exit… Read More ›