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The hypothesis of cultural third places

An omen of new forms of producing and disseminating knowledge?

How artistic expression is being stifled in East Africa

Governments in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda are attempting to muzzle the voices of everyone in the expressive space

Why the community that sings together stays together

Feeling sufficiently socially connected guards against physical and mental illness

The complex, contradictory pleasures of pulp fiction

Pulp was the natural home of genre narrative: science fiction, crime, romance, westerns, horror and “weird” tales

South Africa should turn to ‘creative clusters’ to boost the arts

The Department of Arts & Culture is currently reviewing its arts, culture and heritage policy

Atari VCS: why gamers raised $2m to revive a 1970s console

The new system promises 100 classic Atari games

Hobart’s poorer suburbs are missing out on the ‘MONA effect’

Without shopping in Glenorchy or visiting other parts of the municipality, almost no benefits are passed on to this area

The gig economy is nothing new for musicians – here’s what their ‘portfolio careers’ can teach us

Musicians can survive under these circumstances by developing important overarching and transferable skills

The album at 70: a format in decline?

Album sales – as hard copies and digital files – have halved since 2010

Science makes art. But could art save the Australian manufacturing industry?

It will be crucial to bridge the gap between design and production