Tag Archive: culture

Mise en scène

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Text: Garry Benson Editor: Tracey Benson As someone who has worked in stage, film and television for many years the expression mise-en-scène is quite familiar. It has its origins in the theatre, and the French… Continue reading

Centre for Op Art: Vasarely Foundation

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Photos: Garry Benson (unless otherwise noted) Aix-en-Provence is the site of the Vasarely Foundation – it’s a huge gallery and research centre devoted to education and the arts, particularly optical illusion and the psychology of perception.… Continue reading

365 Places: Sanur’s Balinese Restaurant

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Day 19: Sanur’s Balinese Restaurant, Belconne, Canberra, Australia Today I am writing about another restaurant I love – Sanur’s. Since moving to the Belconnen region 7 years ago, this restaurant has been a… Continue reading

Map: 365 Places

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Here is a map of all the places visited so far in the 365 Places project. Images will also be added over time.

365 Places: Shepparton

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Day 17: Shepparton, Victoria, Australia Today we are going back to Victoria, to the town where I spent 6 weeks as a secondee with Jawun – Shepparton, more affectionately known as Shep. While… Continue reading

365 Places: Amsterdam

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Originally posted on Geokult Travel:
Day 6: Amsterdam, The Netherlands The new market and bourse (i.e. weighing house), Amsterdam, Holland Today I am back in Europe, in another city that I love, Amsterdam.…

Collaborations between culture and science: Yorta Yorta projects

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It is almost a year since I headed to Shepparton on a Jawun secondment to work with the Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation (YYNAC). My role was to help them to develop their social… Continue reading

Turning Tables: A Photo Essay by Tracey O’Keeffe

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Here are some great images from the preview of Turning Tables at Bendigo Theatre Company by photographer Tracey O’Keeffe. You can also read my review of Sue Walker’s brilliant debut play.

A Kangaroo Tale

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Text: Garry Benson Photos: © Garry Benson 2008 Editor: Tracey Benson It was during the video shoot for ‘Painting the Song’,  a documentary on the Kaltjiti (Pitjantjatjara) Artists of the Sand Dune Country… Continue reading

365 Places: Shamrock Hotel

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Day 15: Shamrock Hotel, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia Today I am posting again about a place in Bendigo – the Shamrock Hotel, where we stayed when we visited. As mentioned in and earlier post… Continue reading