Culture Interviews

The Hanging: Moving Histories // Future Projections

One screen, ten of Australia’s leading female artists. Moving Histories // Future Projections brings together a series of video-based artworks to critique the impact of film throughout time.

Ten Top Picks For Sydney Festival 2018

Virtual reality, underwater music and a whole year of socially engaged artistic projects: here are our top picks for Sydney Festival 2018.

Feel Your Feelings: A Holiday Playlist by Women In The Arts

Treat yourself! We asked all of this year’s Agenda collaborators and contributors to give us one tip on dealing with creative burnout, plus one song that never fails to make them feel good.

Big Screen: The Last Jedi

Seen the latest Star Wars release yet? Our resident film buff James Ross talks blockbuster film-making in the modern era.

Exploring ‘You See Monsters’: Art, Racism and Islam

“How can the community call it racism if our own leaders refuse to do so?”

Bill Nye the Science Guy: “Let’s Save the World!”

Before he takes to the Sydney Opera House stage, Bill Nye chatted with Up & Atom’s Dr Alice Williamson. From climate change to outer space, sceptics to saving the world, expect plenty of big ideas to get you thinking.

How to Stay Underground at the Sydney Underground Festival

There’s more to the Festival than films that keep you awake at night. There are also beautiful experiments with documentary footage, blacker-than-black comedies, and ingenious dramas – assembled into a dawn-till-dusk line-up which turns the Factory Theatre into a second home for cult-film cinephiles.

Why we need Antidote Festival

It was like we were in a club and it was good to know that this club could fill the seats of the Opera House. And that’s important, because it’s dark out there and sometimes we all need to “get together for a ridiculous, fun and boozy shin dig” (Opera House style).

Three things you didn’t know about Paulini

We met her on Australian Idol, and now she’s touring the country in The Bodyguard. Paulini tells David Capra about her love of Whitney Houston and growing up in Western Sydney.

Angus Mordant captures the grim battle at Standing Rock

Angus Mordant discusses his time photographing the valiance of protesters at Standing Rock, and the great injustices that they endured.