Category Archives: Issue 5: Art

The birth of a butterfly – ‘crin’ weaving in Rari Chile

The birth of a butterfly – ‘crin’ weaving in Rari Chile

In a small rural village called Rari in the Chilean municipality of Colbún, in the Maule region (300 km south of Santiago), you will find the most beautiful butterflies that you’ve ever seen, with the brightest colors and the most defined lines. They are not, however, the type of butterflies you are probably familiar with;Continue Reading

Speaking of the devil….

Speaking of the devil….

If you happened to watch the Sri Lankan leg of Amazing Race Australia in 2011, you may recall the chaos that followed the Sri Lankan Mask Festival, as teams were lost in a frenzy of masked dancers. The history of Sri Lankan masks actually dates as far back as the 15th century, with strong links toContinue Reading

Orange Regional Art Renaissance

Orange Regional Art Renaissance

Not long ago, after taking off on urban adventures overseas and in Australia, I relocated to country NSW. The thing I like most about having returned to my roots is that I now get to witness the palpable resurgence of art as a way of living and breathing and communicating in Orange and its surrounds.Continue Reading

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