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Resin triceratops by Abdul-Rahman

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By Tessa McOnie in New Art on Saturday 3 December 2011

Consisting of resin, timber and found objects, Abdul-Rahman recreates toys and other nostalgic figures from childhood. My favorite piece of his is the surprisingly large one of a triceratops, which has been ultra realistically crafted.

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Jeremy Geddes

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By Tessa McOnie in New Art on Saturday 26 November 2011

Jeremy Geddes is my favorite undiscovered painter. His work is mesmerizing in narrative and particularly in technique. He spends months on one painting!

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The genius cinematic remixing skills of Pogo

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By Tessa McOnie in New Music on Friday 25 November 2011

When I heard Pogo’s work on YouTube, I smiled. It brought me into a nostalgia of warm memories, and for that, I’ve been a closer follower ever since. His profound skill to extract audio and recombine it, capturing the overall sense of the film, is genius.

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Yacht Club DJs mash-up Metallica, Kayne, Khia, and Hole

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By Tessa McOnie in New Music on Wednesday 23 November 2011

Yacht Club DJs are Austria’s Girl Talk. The DJs mix classic songs and overlap them into a seamless array of beats to get any crowd dancing. I particularly like the way they keep the integrity of the original tracks by keeping it simple. Yes, less is more.

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Amazing portrait photos by Ingetje Tadros

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By Tessa McOnie in New Photography on Tuesday 22 November 2011

They say a picture tells a thousand words. Well, for Ingetje Tadros, hers say a lot more. As a freelance photographer, Tadros travels the globe capturing some of the world’s most outstanding portraits. The beauty is found in the empowering visuals, which suddenly allow you to feel connected with the subjects. How she does it, […]

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Running to America: a movie about Indigenous runners

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By Tessa McOnie in New Film on Tuesday 22 November 2011

Coming back from the Big Apple is the unlikely team of Australian Indigenous runners which has been selected to be a part of an Australian first marathon project. Famous marathon runner Robert De Castella is behind it all and his dream is to find an Indigenous Olympian. The movie about it, Running to America, is […]

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