Technology has changed the meaning of influence. Where it was once the verb of inspiration, the burst of wind that propels one into changing course, the strike of a match starting a fire otherwise un-tindered; influence is now a currency.
Without spoiling too much, it would seem that for most of her career, Sydney-based actress Tess Haubrich has been typecast as the girl that, well, dies.
“As for hearing, the sloth is not so much deaf as uninterested in sound.” Yann Martel - ‘Life of Pi’.
“They had nothing to say to each other. A five-year age gap between siblings is like a garden that needs constant attention. Even three months apart allows the weeds to grow up between you.”
― Zadie Smith
Simultaneous narratives collide in Baird’s reflection on the experience of coexistence. If a picture tells a thousand words, how many more does it take to tell the tale of the individual?
Punk rock prodigy Patti Smith astutely observed, “Who can know the heart of youth but youth itself.”
The esoteric nature of how we consume information today has obliterated the singularity of the beauty code.
We are, as Australians, intrepid by nature. Our location fuels our wanderlust, forcing our creative industries to be bold, to be heard. Our cultural isolation lending innovation and leading to world-class equivalence.
The voice of God himself, Morgan Freeman, once observed, “Learning how to.. really be still and let life happen - that stillness becomes a radiance.”