Arts Features International, January-March 2019: Under the Radar edited by Ruth Skilbeck (ebook published Jan 2019)


Arts Features International, January-March 2019: Under the Radar edited by Ruth Skilbeck (ebook published Jan 2019)


Arts Features International’s ‘Under the Radar’ issue tunes into new works, overlooked works, and works in progress.

This issue features:

An extract of the epic poem The Universe Looks Down by Chris Wallace-Crabbe AM, Emeritus Professor and founding director of the Australian Centre, University of Melbourne, whose latest book Rondo is short listed for the Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry in the 2019 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.

An etching by Kirstin Headlam in response to The Universe Looks Down.

An exegesis by Georgia Wallace-Crabbe on her China-Australia collaborative work: The Earth and The Elements.

Gregory Miller’s Cultivating Murder documentary on the murder in 2014 of Glen Turner, a NSW environmentalist, by a wealthy land-clearing farmer.

A documentary film in progress about Chris Wallace-Crabbe AM based on his epic poem: The Universe Looks Down.

New poetry by Richard James Allen.

An interview with filmmaker Karen Pearlman on her work on the uncredited Soviet montage women filmmakers and Vertov’s wife, Elizaveta Svilova, editor of Man with a Movie Camera.

Michael Gormly messing about in boats on Newcastle Harbour, clearing up plastic and rubbish, in a kayak. Photo essay and article.

A chapter from US author Tom Bierdz’s psychological thriller, The Accident.

Ruth Skilbeck’s photo essay One Night in Hong Kong, and her short story of an almost fatal horse riding accident.

Vee Malnar’s speculative futuristic play on robot sex, Android Upgrade.

A discussion on Behrouz Boochani’s poetic documentary Chauka, Please Tell Us the Time, co-produced by Arash Kamali Sarvestani.

Artworks by Arthur Boyd and Andrew Doyle.

Edited by Ruth Skilbeck.

ISSN: 2209-8941 (online) ISBN: 9780648398349 (ebook) published January 2019

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Cover art: Andrew Doyle (1774-1841) Rock Lily, watercolour on paper. Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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