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“Marriage of academia and Aboriginal yarning”: Forgotten Legacy of Aboriginal Stockwomen

  *****Advice: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this story contains names and images people who have died.****** While the contribution of Aboriginal people to the pastoral industry has long been acknowledged, Ms Simone sensed a gap in the historical record. “In the 1930s, you actually find lots of information about Aboriginal […]
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‘Let the Soul Dangle’: How Mind-Wandering Spurs Creativity

Can art itself be a useful catalyst for nudging us towards more helpful emotions and mental states? Whether in the form of literature, rap or abstract oil painting, many of us know we can improve the tenor of our thoughts by contemplating art. The Germans have a lovely saying for the benefits of keeping an […]
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PAPERS, PLEASE – The Short Film Final Trailer (2017)

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2017 International Festival of Virtual Reality: “Las Ranetas”

So there’s certain news tidbits that I should’ve been rabidly noting down here lately [think: this, that, and the other], but due to deadline insanity and crazyhuge workloads, instead I’ve found myself in a-neglect-my-blog rut… …until now. I’m the very definition of thrilled [look it up in the dictionary: betcha there’s one o’ my Virtual […]
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How BoJack Horseman Subverts Narrative

“…he wants life to be as simple as it is in a sitcom. He wants easy closure.  He’s always seeking validation and  forgiveness, but unlike his sitcom where they’re guaranteed, in real life he never earns them. Interestingly enough not getting this closure only exacerbates his problems, and he continues his own loops of addiction, […]