A friend of mine recently moved to Tasmania to further her studies and did some road trips while she was there. From her pictures, I came across Triassic sandstone formations called the Painted Cliffs. It is a very picturesque site with amazing photographic opportunities. I am totally in awe of the lines, the textures, the shapes, and the colours of the formation. It’s a wonderful piece of organic art. Nature certainly makes a great painter.
Wow, MONA. If Tasmania’s new Museum of Old and New Art was a person, she’d be cool and approachable. Built by art-lover, self-made-gambling-savant and Tasmanian-made-good David Walsh, then filled with his collection of oddities, it’s a world-class museum that’d be at home in Berlin or Beijing. Instead it’s loitering on a riverbank, half-an-hour by ferry outside Hobart.
Illustrator, animator, filmmaker and writer, Stella Macdonald is currently based in Tasmania, Australia, having graduated from the Tasmanian School of Art. Her short films have been screened in Sydney and Melbourne, and she was recently chosen by award winning director Bruce Beresford as one of three finalists in the Moving Image section of the Qantas [...]