Art & poetry

Luke Mustafa Woods painting

Wiradjuri artist Luke Mustafa Woods, who is based in Djilang/Geelong, speaks to Tim Gooden about his art in solidarity with Palestine.

cat with Palestinian flag

Khaled Ghannam tells his story, inspired by events in eastern Rafah last week, when 25 families followed a street cat to safety during an Israeli bombing attack.

mural

The Art of Banksy: Without Limits is a wild ride into the anti-authoritarian, anti-capitalist artistic world of Banksy — the British creator who put progressive politics into street art internationally. Jim McIlroy reviews.

'Palestine Under Siege' is a resource for the international solidarity movement

The powerful new documentary Palestine Under Siege was screened across the country at sessions organised by Green Left, Socialist Alliance and Dare to Struggle Film Festival.

woman smiling

Poetry by Tamara Pearson.

two sister's bodies wrapped in cloth

Stuart Rees responds to months of genocide in Gaza and the West Bank.

Waterloo Forever variety show

The Waterloo Forever Variety Show brought together the creative energies of public housing tenants, their supporters and community, report Siobhan Patton and Rachel Evans.

Palestine protest Melbourne

As Israel enacts a genocidal war on Gaza, the words of  Palestinian-American poet and physician Fady Joudah echo in my mind, writes Markela Panegyres.

Cabaret performer and "Eco-Worrier" Hannah Gwatkin speaks with Alex Bainbridge about her climate cabaret coming up at the Sydney Fringe.

Up from ashes we rise

This poetry and prose anthology book was conceived in the wake of New Mexico's worst natural disaster in written history, writes Bill Nevins.

Sinead O'Connor

The world lost a powerful force for justice on July 28, when poet, activist, singer and inspiration to millions, Sinéad O’Connor died at 56, writes Leo Earle.