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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | April 24, 2019

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Interviews

Read about exciting creative souls here:

Pathfinder: Playwright Kathryn Marquet

July 21, 2013 |

The creative industries can sometimes seem a contradiction in terms – projects everywhere, but never a career in sight. The Pathfinder series features interviews with Brisbane’s leading creative practitioners, trailblazers on the long road from artistic hobby to a professional … Read More

Echotide at SANS VOX

July 19, 2013 |

As the name suggests, SANS VOX is a strictly instrumental mini-festival. Without singers, bands are free to let their guitars, bass and drums (not to mention those banks of delicious reverb) do the talking.

The lineup this year is … Read More

Fashion for the frugal – we chat to Kerri O’Rorke

July 1, 2013 |

FASHION consignment is something that I have been actively involved in for a very long time, initially reluctantly… currently shamelessly. Back when I was around 13, my mother went through a ‘stage’.  She started her … Read More

We are Aprils Chance

June 20, 2013 |

The Brisbane based label, Aprils Chance, is fast becoming one to watch. Created in 2008, this edgy street wear collection is a mix of unisex t-shirts, singlets and sweaters. This collection embodies all the elements I want in a … Read More

Dizzy Little Dotty

June 20, 2013 |

For all those out there who love quirky, arty, and fanciful things – this is the girl for you. Lauren Carney is an artist, freelance illustrator, designer, trendsetter and Brisbanite.

Deciding art was her passion in high school, Lauren’s work … Read More

Love Like Yours

May 20, 2013 |

I first saw Chad St James on the television in our university’s studio. It was a mini documentary. Although short, it held my attention from start to finish. The first time I met him in person, he was … Read More

On the set of RUINED, with Kelly Calder

April 24, 2013 |

The independent theatre group THAT Production Company are staging the Australian premiere of the Pulitzer Prize winning play RUINED by Lynn Nottage at Studio 188, as part of the 2013 Ipswich Festival. I got to … Read More

A word with Charlotte Emily

April 15, 2013 |

I caught up with my old friend Charlotte Boumford to chat about her band Charlotte Emily and the release of her EP Dreamstealer.

The English born songstress spent her childhood moving back and forth … Read More

Artist Hive – An Interview

March 20, 2013 |

You may have heard us drop the name, “Artist Hive” by now. You may also know that this hive of artists is showcasing their work at our event tomorrow night. What you may not know, is exactly who they are, … Read More

Tasting France with Benoit Jacquot

March 20, 2013 |

Benoit Jacquot is one of France’s most revered directors. Throughout his career he has directed nearly 30 films and done numerous other collaborations. He was in Brisbane recently for the opening of the Alliance Francaise French Film Festival, which is … Read More

Interview with Michael Noonan

February 27, 2013 |

A short while ago I caught up with Australian filmmaker, Michael Noonan. Noonan’s newest short film, Captive was selected to screen at the 2013 Flickerfest.

This is the 22nd year for the International short film festival. … Read More

O’ Lucinda Johnson of Brisbane band O’ Little Sister

February 20, 2013 |

Lucinda Johnson is the sweet and enchanting voice behind Brisbane’s O’ Little Sister. Johnson’s parents are singer/songwriters so it was inevitable that she would eventually follow suit. “Well I grew up in a big musical family, moving around here and … Read More

Meet Sharon Hendy-Moman of Chimpalimpa Designs

September 12, 2012 |

We are so glad to have had the opportunity to talk to the lovely Sharon Hendy-Moman; the creator and artist of Chimpalimpa Designs. According to Sharon she lives a double life – by day she is a teacher/librarian and by … Read More

Interview: Cuong Nguyen of dream Bigger

August 20, 2012 |

Meet young, creative entrepreneur Cuong Nguyen, a local who uses his creative powers for the forces of good. Cuong designs inspirational hoodies and t-shirts and donates the money from selling them to various charities.  He is the founder of the dream BiggerRead More