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INTERFACE BY ORSON HEIDRICH AND THOMAS MCCAMMON

INTERFACE BY ORSON HEIDRICH AND THOMAS MCCAMMON

Mixed-media artist Orson Heidrich presented his first solo exhibition ‘Interpreter’ at Feltspace Gallery, in South Australia, presenting a body work produced by large-scale manufacturing systems, acting as an interface between industry and art world.

AT THE HIP BY JOE BRENNAN AND TABATHA TURNER

AT THE HIP BY JOE BRENNAN AND TABATHA TURNER

Late nights spent talking in the dark. Days spent borrowing each other’s things, and only rarely giving them back. It’s something like sibling rivalry.

HUMAN FORM BY LEWIS STEVENSON AND BIANCA FARMAKIS

HUMAN FORM BY LEWIS STEVENSON AND BIANCA FARMAKIS

Every day we find ourselves moulding - at times, physically, it’s to bend and break to meet expectations. Other times, it’s an expression of emotional architecture, constructing our personalities around an evolving landscape of social interactions. 

THE BECOMING OF A MOTHER FT. POLINA SOVA BY ADRIAN PRICE AND MARIELA SUMMERHAYS

THE BECOMING OF A MOTHER FT. POLINA SOVA BY ADRIAN PRICE AND MARIELA SUMMERHAYS

It’s an alchemy that has occurred billions of times before, the becoming of a mother –an indiscernible compounding of the minutes spent being responsible for another human – yet it never happens the exact same way twice.

HUMAN STORY BY DAN ROBERTS AND BIANCA FARMAKIS

HUMAN STORY BY DAN ROBERTS AND BIANCA FARMAKIS

ENTJ? Type A or B? Aquarius rising, cancer moon, virgo sun: classifying a personality adopts numerous forms, online quizzes and associations with Sex and the City characters. Battles are drawn along the lines of nature vs nurture, and fortunes for our lives are sought out in multiple-choice questionnaires.

STUMBLING INTO EXCELLENCE – JAPAN BY JAKE TERREY

STUMBLING INTO EXCELLENCE – JAPAN BY JAKE TERREY

Just keep moving until the inexplicable reveals itself through its own inertia. In Japan, it's a lot more like fumbling into excellence.

THE AGE OF AUTHENTICITY BY KELLY GEDDES AND MARIELA SUMMERHAYS

THE AGE OF AUTHENTICITY BY KELLY GEDDES AND MARIELA SUMMERHAYS

There are those who stopped coming by the altar, and instead, took the ability to be one’s most genuine or essential self as their prevailing moral compass. Steph Carta found the altar worth visiting is in the stillness, in the centremost of your soul.

UNFRAMED – SARAH ELLEN BY PIERRE TOUSSAINT AND BIANCA FARMAKIS

UNFRAMED – SARAH ELLEN BY PIERRE TOUSSAINT AND BIANCA FARMAKIS

Sarah Ellen, a multi-hyphenate of multiple artistic pursuits, with a presence that has carved out the public space for over a decade now, speaks to SIDE-NOTE about the human condition and the recasting of a character inherent to ageing, developing and immersing oneself in life’s experiences.

TYPECAST BY OLIVER BEGG AND BIANCA FARMAKIS

TYPECAST BY OLIVER BEGG AND BIANCA FARMAKIS

Typecasting; where boundaries boundaries are broken, images are regenerated and individuals mould the new look of the location, the locals and the lives they lead.  

AMERICAN HERO BY MICHAEL COMNINUS

AMERICAN HERO BY MICHAEL COMNINUS

American Hero. Delving into the complex and often misunderstood world of dissociative identity disorder, each image represents this in a subtle cue or a clever innuendo.

EVERY MORNING – A PROJECT WITH SIMONE PERELE BY ELLIE COKER AND BIANCA FARMAKIS

EVERY MORNING - A PROJECT WITH SIMONE PERELE BY ELLIE COKER AND BIANCA FARMAKIS

It’s an intimate act, an unsung one of self- preservation, and one of the rare moments the female form can find comfort in nudity without being scrutinised or sexualised.

EVERYTHING LEFT UNSAID BY LEVON BAIRD AND MARIELA SUMMERHAYS

EVERYTHING LEFT UNSAID BY LEVON BAIRD AND MARIELA SUMMERHAYS

Whether self-imposed or forced upon us, censorship shapes all our realities. Mitchell Smolkin, a psychotherapist whose work focuses on the dignity of suffering, details the consequences of this suppression — and possible silver linings.

MIND THE GAP BY NATASHA KILLEEN AND MARIELA SUMMERHAYS

MIND THE GAP BY NATASHA KILLEEN AND MARIELA SUMMERHAYS

In that everlasting battle between our private and public selves, our public self  — and her allies— is who will secure our livelihood, and will build the bridges to our future prosperity.

BODY TALK BY MANOLO CAMPION AND MARIELA SUMMERHAYS

BODY TALK BY MANOLO CAMPION AND MARIELA SUMMERHAYS

Words deceive; in art and in life, attraction, hatred and love are best known through the physical... Welcome to EDITION N°18, INNUENDO.

THE ALTER AND THE EGO BY MAX PAPENDIECK AND BIANCA FARMAKIS

THE ALTER AND THE EGO BY MAX PAPENDIECK AND BIANCA FARMAKIS

The advent of the ego – how one assesses themselves, their self-esteem, their place in the world – and the alternative of it – has always been a focal point in culture, but a rebirth of the figures we once assumed to “know” is breaking waves, rippling across the world.

AUSTRALIAN SUMMER BY JOSHUA BENTLEY AND BIANCA FARMAKIS

AUSTRALIAN SUMMER BY JOSHUA BENTLEY AND BIANCA FARMAKIS

It’s memorialised as a sunburnt country, popularised as a must-go tourist destination and consumed each year with fondness- Few places are as universally recognisable by a single season as Australia is for its summer.

FOR THIS ALONE BY CLAIRE HART & MARIELA SUMMERHAYS

FOR THIS ALONE BY CLAIRE HART & MARIELA SUMMERHAYS

'We close out the year turning from simulations. We run towards what is real; run towards that which we find in solitude' by Mariela Summerhays and Claire Hart.

PEOPLE OF NOTE: BEBE BETTENCOURT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH JAN LOGAN

PEOPLE OF NOTE: BEBE BETTENCOURT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH JAN LOGAN

The Australian-born, Los Angeles-based actress who fronts Jan Logan’s new campaign speaks to Isabelle Truman about keeping off TikTok, charting her own path to success, and how she keeps her head clear during the chaos. 

BY HAND BY KELLY GEDDES AND MARIELA SUMMERHAYS

BY HAND BY KELLY GEDDES AND MARIELA SUMMERHAYS

We crave for the satisfaction of hand moving yarn across, in and around itself; before we wish for elbow driving forward circular saw and the confirmation of progress by sawdust in the air. Driven by this dormant urge, there are those like furniture designer Livio Tobler and Ted O'Donnell, garment designer Xizhu Wu, Nathaniel Youkhana, and Daisy Barrow Piper, who are reclaiming the old way of craftsmanship, and finding pleasure in the act of slow and meditative methods of creating art.

OH, THIS OLD THING? BY BANANAS CLARKE & BIANCA FARMAKIS

OH, THIS OLD THING? BY BANANAS CLARKE

To wear something new and style it to your personality is one thing - to wear something with a personality and reclaim it as your own is a trend to endure for the ages. Bianca Farmakis considers the role of a rapidly expanding secondhand market in the creation of personal style.

PEOPLE OF NOTE: KREW BOYLAN AND DANIEL WEBBER BY SOPHIE BROCKWELL & SOPHIE DONALDSON

PEOPLE OF NOTE: KREW BOYLAN AND DANIEL WEBBER BY SOPHIE BROCKWELL & SOPHIE DONALDSON

Whilst Dolly and Kenny mightn’t have been actual an item, this fictional relationship between two tribute acts in the new classical, Seriously Red, is an original take on the dynamic between love interests. Far from the typical romantic tropes we see on screen, it’s a relationship dependant on each individual masquerading as somebody else. Krew Boylan, who wrote the screenplay, stars as the titular Red, a property valuer turned Dolly Parton impersonator who becomes entangled with Kenny, a tribute performer deeply embedded in his own on-stage persona, played by Daniel Webber.

THE MAKING OF A FUTURE CLASSIC – BEHIND THE SCENES OF SERIOUSLY RED

THE MAKING OF A FUTURE CLASSIC – BEHIND THE SCENES OF SERIOUSLY RED

Sophie Donaldson goes behind the scenes with the creative team of the new Australian musical comedy, Seriously Red.

THIS MUST BE THE PLACE BY SOPHIE DONALDSON & NATHAN HARRADINE-HALE

THIS MUST BE THE PLACE BY SOPHIE DONALDSON & NATHAN HARRADINE-HALE

Despite its landmark status once being described as ‘tired, tatty and erratic façades', Phillip Keir, a former theatre director and erstwhile publisher of Rolling Stone in Australia, beautifully reclaimed a section of the Sydney Building, now known as Verity Lane Market.

IN VINTAGE THREADS BY JESS RUBY JAMES

IN VINTAGE THREADS BY JESS RUBY JAMES

“Perhaps it’s the joy of knowing you may be the only one on this planet with such a piece. The intrigue of knowing it has had many lives before you, seen moments of history, overheard world-changing conversations; met so, so many people.” Jess Ruby James shoots model Gigi Midgley in Paris, the spiritual home of vintage clothing.

TAKE BACK THE NIGHT – A PROJECT WITH CHANEL BEAUTY BY JAMIE HEATH AND VICTORIA BARON

TAKE BACK THE NIGHT – A PROJECT WITH CHANEL BEAUTY BY JAMIE HEATH AND VICTORIA BARON

Women know that the night is the stage for our most brilliant transformations. Inspired by the magnetism of the same moon at which a dog barks, comes the CHANEL Holiday 2022 Collection. The French house compels us to paint lips luminous shades of amber, red and gold; to embrace pearlescent skin and celestial shimmer. Jamie Heath captures New Zealand born Bernadette Anker in 'Take Back The Night' with beauty direction by Victoria Baron.

RECLAIM THE LOOK BY ISAAC BROWN

RECLAIM THE LOOK BY ISAAC BROWN

Isaac Brown breaks the fourth wall to understand the shoot behind the shoot, the look behind the look and the meaning behind the ideas that form from our own perspectives.

FRINGE TO FOREFRONT BY BIANCA FARMAKIS

FRINGE TO FOREFRONT BY BIANCA FARMAKIS

A lot has been said about the underground scene – the aesthetics that it bore over decades, the moments that scandalised society, the ways it has moulded to fit a new realm of ravers. Bianca Farmakis explores the challenges of community, creativity and culture of a time wedged between between lockouts and lockdowns.

WHILE WE’RE YOUNG – MIA HEALEY BY JAKE TERREY

WHILE WE’RE YOUNG – MIA HEALEY BY JAKE TERREY

The idea of freedom can evoke its own sense of fear, a sub conscious hesitance that overwhelms the mind when you imagine what it would be like to be bound by nothing. To actor Mia Healey, it’s a liberation from control, reclaiming one’s identity through the love for one’s self and an embrace of potential failure in the pursuit of success.

PEOPLE OF NOTE: ASHER YASBINCEK, WILL MCDONALD & TOM WEATHERALL BY ROBBIE FIMMANO

PEOPLE OF NOTE: ASHER YASBINCEK, WILL MCDONALD & TOM WEATHERALL BY ROBBIE FIMMANO

In the nineties, Australian drama Heartbreak High enthralled a generation of teenagers who saw their own lives played out on the small screen. Sure, those fictional teens may have been a little bit edgier, their clothes a touch cooler and their sex lives a lot more active, but there was an authenticity and grit to the characters that struck a chord. While not all the storylines from the Hartley High of the nineties remain relevant, first love and heartache are the touchstones of teenage experience making it ripe material to rework for a Gen Z audience via a Netflix reboot.