Pencilled In

Bursaries

Queensland Writers Centre Bursaries

Pencilled In is very glad to announce that with help from the Australia Council of the Arts, we are providing bursaries for Queensland Writers Centre workshops in 2018 for Queensland based Asian Australian artists. We are offering one full day and two half day bursaries for the January to June program, and will be offering two full day and two  ...

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Review

Review: Vivid

Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen At my parents’ house sits a shrine to our ancestors. There are photos of people I loved, and people I never knew: my grandmothers, grandfathers, the greats and the greats before them. Every morning, my mother kneels and prays. She closes her eyes and hums tunelessly, lighting sticks of incense. The air fills with their  ...

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Review

Review: Romeo is Not the Only Fruit

Gem Mahadeo Stabbed. Sacrificed. Strangled. A sparsely adorned stage, three queer actors of colour (Pallavi Waghmode, Sasha Chong, and Nisha Joseph) as potential wise crones strike poses reminiscent of Destiny’s Child, though they function largely as bawdy Shakespearean chorus wit and cheek throughout Jean Tong’s musical production, Romeo Is  ...

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interview

Q&A: Anisha Senaratne and Art in Colour

Anisha Senaratne is the founder of For the Love of Good, “a collective of passionate creatives committed to instigating positive change through creative campaigns”. Their new web series, Art in Colour, launches on 1 November, and we had a brief chat to Anisha about it all. Can you briefly explain what Art in Colour is about, and  ...

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