Colourful and surreal visions of nature, the body and technology are a recurring theme of 'Sip My Ocean', the largest exhibition of pioneering video artist Pipilotti Rist ever to be presented in Australia.
Born and raised in Melbourne, Peter Kismartoni joined the Cirque du Soleil in 2008 for its production of KA at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Las Vegas. Now, ten years later, he is making his debut in front of an Australian audience with TORUK – The First Flight, based on the movie Avatar. Interview by Leigh Campbell. Video by Tom Compagnoni.
The last photo Voyager 1 took before leaving our solar system showed every thing we've ever known, "on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam." The space probe is now 40 years into it's 40,000 year journey to our nearest star. Video by Tom Compagnoni.
Stanwell Park beach in NSW was the scene of colourful celebration on the weekend as hundreds of Hindus marked Ganesh Chaturthi, birthday of the Hindu God Ganesha. Clay sculptures of the elephant headed god are carried in a procession to the ocean, and believed to return to Mount Kailash to Parvati and Shiva. Video by Tom Compagnoni.