Tag Archives: Warwick Thornton

Living Color

I wasn’t sure what to expect when Richard Bell announced that he would be hosting a series from NITV/ SBS called Colour Theory.  Bell’s theories, or at least his theorems, can spark afair amount of controversy.  And as for “colour,” … Continue reading

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A Bookful of Art full of Soul

The ABC presentation of Hetti Perkins Art + Soul has but one episode left to air, after which it will be released on DVD.  The reviews and comments I’ve read have been uniformly wonderful.  Much praise has been awarded to … Continue reading

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An Interview with Warwick Thornton

Warwick Thornton’s masterwork (to date, at least), Samson and Delilah (2009), winner of the Camera d’or at Cannes last year, is on tonight in New York at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, as part of BAMcinematek.  The official New York … Continue reading

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Short Films of Warwick Thornton, Part 1: Payback (1996)

This week brought the disappointing news that, despite having made it to the short list for the Oscar’s Foreign-Language Film award, Warwick Thornton’s Samson and Delilahdidn’t make the final cut. Given how much the Oscars are dominated by networking, advertising, and … Continue reading

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First Australians

One of the things I enjoy most about the holidays is the extra time off from work and (some years, at least) the chance to poke around at home, catching up on things I have neither time nor energy to … Continue reading

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Green Bush

Serendipity has always seemed to play a large part in my experiences as a collector and blogger of Aboriginal art. At the opening of the exhibition Dreaming Their Way in Washington DC, I met Faye Ginsburg, who has written extensively on Aboriginal … Continue reading

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