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In Profile: Mulga

WHO are you?
My name is Mulga, actually it’s really Joel Moore but when I draw pictures I say Mulga did them, I like to be tricky like that. There is this actor in Hollywood with the same name as me, even the middle name, Joel David Moore, you may have seen him in Avatar and Dodgeball. I live in the south of Sydney with my wife and small children. I like to eat donuts.
WHAT is your work about?
It is about fun and making people smile and characters and beards and animals and humour and story…

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In Profile: Birdy Peacock

WHO are you?
My name is Megan Peacock although my friends gave me the nickname of “Birdy.” I am a photographer in Brisbane, Australia. My business name is Birdy Peacock.
WHAT is your work about?
My work is about many different things depending on the series you are looking at. My most recent series is called “Letting off Steam” and it shows the strong working body of dancers. The whole concept came about because I didn’t have professional lighting; I used my car lights to illuminate the ima…

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In-Profile: Emily McGuire

WHO are you?
I’m a sessional academic in undergraduate fashion theory subjects at QUT and I also have my own creative practice as a writer and artist.
WHAT is your work about?
My creative practice broadly focuses on the relationship between fashion and digital culture, and the ways in which this relationship shapes female identity in the 21st century. Specifically, I’m interested in the ways in which fashionable female identity is performed on Tumblr blogs through found fashion imagery and…

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In Profile: Cecilia Danell

WHO are you?
My name is Cecilia Danell and I am a Swedish visual artist based in Galway, Ireland since 2004. I studied painting at the Campus for Creative Arts & Media, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, so I see myself mainly as a painter, but also use other media in my work including installation and film.

WHAT is your work about?
I have an interest in analytical psychology and the works of Carl Jung as well as existentialist literature and cinema. The fine line between inner and …

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In Profile: Laureen Maschek

 
MM:WHO are you?
LM: I was born in 1981 in Germany in a small country village outside of Munich. As a small child I moved to Melbourne Australia. My mother was a fashion designer and dressmaker holding many fashion shows in the 80’s in Melbourne, I grew up watching her sew and create amazing, colourful leather clothing designs.
After finishing high school I went on to study Visual arts at Swinburne University and later was accepted in a Bachelor of Sculpture at VCA. Recently my visu…

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In-Profile: Cristiana Gasparotto

In-Profile: Cristiana Gasparotto

| March 5, 2014

  MM: WHO are you? CG: An appropriate answer could be Cristiana Gasparotto, 36 years old, Italian artist, currently living in Spain. But, just today, I feel like an owl. WHAT the hell is your work about? It is about my personal experiences and moods, my family, my past and memories. WHEN did you realise […]

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In Profile: Hairstylist Shannon Williams

In Profile: Hairstylist Shannon Williams

| February 10, 2014

  Words by Rachael Crouch THE trust we put in the person who cuts and colours our hair is really quite remarkable, considering possible risks of self-esteem lowering, or even the fact that they’re holding scissors near your face. Last year’s RAW Brisbane Hairstylist of the Year was awarded to the talented and ambitious Shannon […]

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In Profile: Kayle Whitham

In Profile: Kayle Whitham

| February 5, 2014

    MM: WHO are you? KW: My name is Kayle Whitham and I’m a graphic designer/illustrator and artist from Melbourne, Australia. WHAT the hell is your work about? I would say at the moment it’s about exploring the possibilities of creating alternative environments and realities through the juxtaposition of varying art and design periods, […]

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In Profile: Phoebe Hofsteede

In Profile: Phoebe Hofsteede

| January 29, 2014

MM: Who are you? Phoebe Hofsteede is my name, and I am a photographer currently based in Brisbane. WHAT the hell is your work about? My art falls into multiple categories, as I combine elements of fine art, portrait, and fashion photography. The concept of my work is based on my interpretation of and reaction to the world, my imagination, my […]

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In Profile: Jessica Nothdurft

In Profile: Jessica Nothdurft

| January 28, 2014

MM: WHO ARE YOU? JN: My name is Jessica Nothdurft, I am 28 years old and I am an artist living in Brisbane. I have been practicing art seriously since I turned 18.  I first went to study Visual Arts straight after high school. I did my Visual Art Diploma first at TAFE; that took me […]

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In Profile: Hayley O’Connor

In Profile: Hayley O’Connor

| January 24, 2014

  MM: WHAT the hell is your work about? HO: I always find that a really hard question because i’m never really sure and its always going to change. It definitely has a strong fashion & music vibe but I always like creating nautical and tropical inspired pieces. When I was asked to be apart […]

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In Profile: Alrey Batol

In Profile: Alrey Batol

| January 22, 2014

MM: WHO are you? AB: Alrey Batol, 33, male artist in Brisbane. WHAT is your work about? It’d be like a guy working in a printing company specialising in plastic rulers who thought it’d be funny if he changed one of the millimetre spaces on all the ruler templates and extended it just slightly. The […]

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In Profile: Thomas Payne

In Profile: Thomas Payne

| January 20, 2014

MM: WHO are you? TP: Thomas Payne WHAT the is your work about? It varies. WHERE do you draw inspiration from? Ya mum. HOW does the magic happen – creative process or candid creativity? Definitely one of those. Fav Three 6 member? Tie between Lord Infamous (RIP) and Gangsta Boo. Fav Weezy track? We Takin’ […]

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In Profile: Nathan Denny

In Profile: Nathan Denny

| January 18, 2014

MM: WHO are you? ND: My name is Nathan Denny. I’m a painter living and working on the Sunshine Coast. WHAT the hell is your work about? My work is predominately portraiture. Most recently, [I’ve been] painting people I’ve met and stayed with whilst travelling through parts of Indonesia. WHEN did you realise you were […]

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In Profile: Courtney Coombs

In Profile: Courtney Coombs

| January 15, 2014

MM: WHO are you? CC: I’m an artist and a feminist living in Brisbane. I’m involved with artist-run initiative and collective, LEVEL, and teach part time at QUT while trying to finish my practice-based PhD. WHAT is your work about? It’s about trying to make sense of the world, and the people in it. It’s about […]

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