Untitled (Fashion illustration for Fibremakers, model Maggi Eckardt) 1966. Henry Talbot Fashion Photography Archive (119689) © Lynette Anne Talbot

Melbourne’s homegrown talent

By Aleczander Gamboa Melbourne is often renowned as a city where creativity thrives. Everywhere you go there is always something artistically profound waiting to be discovered, from hypnotising laneways to the iconic arts and theatre spaces the city is home to.  As someone who works in the creative industry, I often utilise Melbourne’s eclectic space

Councillor Profile


The making of a lord mayor

Robert Doyle’s six years as Lord Mayor of Melbourne has benefitted both the city and the man himself. Melbourne has had a highly articulate, hard working and talented champion.  And Cr Doyle has experienced a rehabilitation of sorts and has emerged a better person. This is largely because of the nature of local government.  Although

Street Art


Introducing the very unique Gigi

By Lorraine Ellis Gigi is a relative newcomer to the local street art scene and this is the first time we’ve had a chance to engage in conversation.  It was a wide-ranging discussion covering the many facets of life: puppetry, print making, art school, miniatures and society. When Gigi turned 20, she went travelling by