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Melbourne homeless – interviews with the invisible

A shopping trolley stuffed with the belongings of a homeless person; a common sight on the streets of Melbourne. To ...
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Robot artists gate-crashed the media preview of the NGV Triennial – and, boy, did they kill

Sit, Spot, sit: One of three robots that will make art at the Triennial. An early preview of the 2023 ...
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Melbourne Now 2023 – An overview of the sprawling exhibition at the Ian Potter Centre @ NGV, including chats with artists and curators

Coming for you: Troy Emery’s sculpture ‘Mountain Climber’ prowls the halls of the Ian Potter Centre as part of Melbourne ...
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Melbourne Now 2023: A brief overview of the exhibition with NGV director Tony Ellwood and First Nations Art curator Shonae Hobson

Here kitty: A giant feline stalks the space of the new Melbourne Now exhibition. Here’s a quick overview of the ...
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Oscars 95: The Aftermath – Here’s a comprehensive debrief of the ceremony, which was surprisingly smooth and beautifully produced

Coming in for The Big Win: Michelle Yeoh in ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’. The weird, the wide and the ...
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Oscars 95 – Your definitive guide to who’s going to take what, and why

Hoping for a better audience – Oscars 95. As we mix ourselves a long John Collins and settle back to ...
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COMMENT: So, Cate Blanchett, here’s the skinny – No Oscar For You; Molly Meldrum needs to shape up, not shut up

Cate Blanchett – lost in a word salad; Molly Meldrum needs to reclaim his public standing. Dear Cate – did ...
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Notes on the News of 2022 – a concise wrap-up of the events that defined the year – the big, the small and the silly

Happier times: Amber Heard and Johnny Depp in ‘The Rum Diary’, the film where they met and fell in love ...
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The Year in Film – 30 films that told the story of 2022

Top Tom: The star power of Tom Cruise proved unstoppable in ‘Top Gun: Maverick’. As audiences flocked back to cinemas ...
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