Feminartsy: The Male Gaze in Australian Art

This comment piece was originally published by Feminartsy. The Male Gaze in Australian Art In the words of Star Wars creator George Lucas, ‘you can’t do it unless you can imagine it.’ And it’s true. It’s why it’s so important to have diversity in dolls, and why toys shouldn’t be marketed by gender: if you can’t imagine…

Santiago to Machu Picchu: My Uncle’s Story

This post was originally published on my City Sampler blog. Santiago to Machu Picchu: My Uncle’s Story When my uncle landed in Santiago, Chile in 1973 he was filled with the optimism of a young man on his first international adventure. Twenty years old, over-packed and under-supervised, he stepped off the plane with his whole life on…