Currently on at NGV is The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture, which simply put, is a must see. With more than 140 garments on display, spanning from 1947 till present day, its a breath taking and sumptuous affair.
I Hold The Lion’s Paw are a local based collective of musicians with their artistic roots firmly within the realms of the more cross disciplinary. Their music presents as a seminal mix of both quiet reflection and the most frenetic of movement. Having and continuing to enjoy a year long residency at Brunswick Green, a much loved north…
The craft of ‘Quilling’ or ‘Paper Filigree’ to create unique three-dimensional works of art made entirely from paper is an ancient one, that for most parts has slipped into obscurity. Meet Justine Kuran, a self taught Melbourne based artist, whose been commissioned to create bespoke gifts for the likes of Goldie Hawn, Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, and…
It’s impossible to describe ABRA’s music without being reductive, but in an attempt, her musicality sits somewhere between r’n’b and new wave pop- her distinct vocals like nothing heard before. With the lyrics that are universally binding, and production values that blow other contemporaries out of the water, she has gained a small but dedicated…
Recently seen on the Melbourne Fashion Week Garage Runway was the emergence of two collections by one Melbourne designer, who mixes the darkest of inspiration with the most pure intentions. Both collections are defined by classic silhouettes embellished with the more contemporary. On inspiration, the value of thread and ethical practice Kalaurie spoke with The Melbourne Critique. Let’s start off.…