With the release of a new book that purportedly teaches people to be wittier, Gretel Killeen can’t help but wonder: is wit something that can be learned?
In times of short attention, art seems to be a passe institution. However, the more things change, the more we should covet the methods of the old masters.
The NSW government is busy overhauling the education curriculum. However, I believe they’ve stumbled at the first step. Time for a rethink.
Recent study shows listening to hip-hop unlocks creative part of brain, lowers boundaries that say “no”. Do we subscribe to this theory? Yeeeeaaahh, bbbooooyyyeeeee!
TBS spoke with Erfan Daliri, the mind behind Newkind Festival, a physical and intellectual boot camp all in the name of meaningful social change.
What inspires the artist? The process is varied as much as it is guarded, so we’re asking some to share. First up, musician Anita Lester on religion and living death.
Each week, we will look at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week we the definition of media in the digital and how creative in advertising is being devalued.
Each week, we will look at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week we look at the indefatigable notion of the idea, Apple shooting itself in the foot and the flow of information Facebook steers.
Successful children’s book author Susannah McFarlane discusses why she is conducting a book-writing workshop for children in disadvantaged communities.
The dangers of technology and our relationship with it. One of Martin Heidegger’s more complex theories explained in this easy to understand 8-Bit Philosophy video.
The Arts Party seek to reverse the latest cuts, and ensure greater access to art for all. TBS spoke to them to find out how.
For too many years, those who stay up late were derided as slackers. But oh, how the tables have turned. Thanks, science!
The highly educated Ingeborg van Teeseling pushes for a return to amateurism, explaining how a degree is just a piece of paper.
Kate Turner’s number-one pet peeve is people who chew loudly, and according to a scientific study, it makes her a genius.
Media junkie Sam Blacker explains what is lost (and sometimes gained) when a TV series is adapted from one country to another.
Continuing our Artist Interview series in 2015, Juliette Furio talks to installation artist Hannah Toohey about her work – past, present and future…
As 2014 comes to a close, Rich Jackson presents us with a moving piece on Cyclone Tracy, nerds on cruise ships and how running fuels creativity, with PB’s Editor’s pick on voodoo culture in predominantly Islamic Senegal.