The Making of Cultural Product for Screen Savvy Kids

Entertaining children in living rooms across the globe has become big business. Join with leading producer, Tim Brooke-Hunt and Australian Children's Laureate, Leigh Hobbs in a discussion on how high finance, artistry and intellectual property bring together new and old worlds over the mythical, the prescient and the make believe. 

 

Making is Thinking

Making is Thinking

According to philosopher, David Hume, 'the hand is the window on to the mind'. Garth Knight's knotted rope structures are an exploration of contemporary philosophy's most vexed question - what is consciousness. Offered as a durational foyer performance, Knight challenges individuals to participate in the work, becoming suspended in a collaborative expression and experience of introspection.

12 Sentences That Have Shaped History

12 Sentences That Have Shaped History

Realise the power of language to shape the future as you settle into the inner life a some of history's most salient sentences. Explore why the sentence is so lasting. Consider its maker, their location in time, their motivations and intentions. More still, explore its component parts - it's rhythm and intonation, it's grammatical structure and syntax. What does it mean? What is the big idea and why has it come to become so valuable?