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Posts tagged “RealTime

Writing, not painting, in Gothic Tasmania

In May this year, I travelled once again to chilly Hobart to cover the 2017 Stranger With My Face International Film Festival for Australian contemporary arts magazine RealTime. Stranger With My Face, now in its fifth year, is a highly respected event focusing on horror and other dark genre cinema directed by women. I stayed in Hobart’s historic quarter, the appropriately gothic Battery Point, just up the cliff from Salamanca Arts Centre, where the festival is hosted.

My festival overview can be read here.

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Photographs of Battery Point, Hobart; festival guest, Gaylene Preston, New Zealand director of marvellous thrillers Mr Wrong (1984) and Perfect Strangers (2003); festival display window at Salamanca Arts Centre; festival director Briony Kidd (second from left) with festival award winners (L-R) Kaitlin Tinker, Elizabeth E. Schuch and Gaylene Preston

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Sculpture at Scenic World

A few glimpses of this year’s Sculpture at Scenic World, an annual exhibition held in Jurassic rainforest on the floor of the Jamison Valley, Katoomba, in the Blue Mountains region of NSW. I travelled to Katoomba to cover the exhibition for the next edition of RealTime magazine, coming out on June 6.

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Louis Pratt, A Backwards Attitude