AboutHarry Wallace, Author at The Creative Issue
There was a time, very recently, when the most likely person to know the name Montaigne was a philosophy major. Not so any more. These days many recognize it as the sobriquet of the singer-songwriter Jessica Cerro, and with good reason.
Voltaire said that ‘common sense is not that common’, and now Montaigne is bringing her own philosophies to the matter in her new album Complex. We sat down for an enlighting chat about the concept of complexity, common sense, and the recent renaissance of Montaigne‘s own music.
Are you a fan of innovative artistry? Do you like pushing boundaries, and having your own boundaries pushed? Do you enjoy dark humour and atmospheric tension? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, TRUTHMACHINE is the show for you.
2020 will mark the Golden Jubilee Of Queensland’s titular theatre company, and they have decided to celebrate in style.
Odds are if you were born in the nineties, Led Zeppelin’s Immigrant Song will always bring to mind Jack Black rocking out in the cult-classic movie School of Rock. Now is your chance to live that nostalgic dream the smash hit stage show adaption is crashing into Brisbane this month. We sat down with lead actress Nadia Komazec to talk about the show, theatre for youngsters, and the subtleties of her character Patty Di Marco.
Jessica Cerro, otherwise known by her moniker ‘Montaigne‘, has had an enviable career by anyone’s standards. A Triple J Unearthed High Finalist while still in high-school, Montaigne kicked off her career in 2014 by signing a record deal and dropping two hit singles.
It’s that time of year again folks. We are neck deep in the month of theatrical goodness that is the Anywhere Theatre Festival. This time we’re reviewing Flood, an Australian play presented by independent Brisbane Theatre makers; a whirling maelstrom of a production, soaked in tension, emotion, and the energy of a young and talented cast.
One of the most important functions of the arts is to help have society have those tough conversations – and to do it with style. If beautiful movement and societal commentary sound like a fun night out to you, then you should know about angel-monster; the newest dance installation from Phluxus2 Dance Collective. We sat down with artistic director Nerida Matthaei to find out more.