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Category: CULTURE

Yakkaview Reviews: UNTIL by Nick Cave

It’s quite hard to put into words the phenomenal impact Nick Cave’s artwork UNTIL carries. Sheer scale, beauty, colour and and quirk amalgamate to create a colossal canopy of meaning. But it’s until you look closer that you begin to immerse yourself in the story behind the installation.

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Sydney’s Best Laneways

The best laneways are those which are eclectic but also important to their own neighbourhoods. They need a little bit of the following to become a standout space: art, culture, diversity, safe places, hospitality, unique environment and placemaking. I’ve done my fair share of walking around this city, and now present to you some of my best picks for Sydney’s ultimate laneways.

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Makeup Artists Changing The Face of The Industry

We’ve come a long way since the shocking makeup of the 90s- blue eyeliner, white eyeshadow and neon lips bowing out and exiting the fashion realm (thank god). These days, we’re blessed to have makeup tutorials on Youtube for when you get stuck for inspiration or need a little hand getting the perfect contour. But causing a stir and disrupting this scene are a handful of makeup artists who literally put the word ‘art’ in artist. These gurus specialise in creating illusions, breaking down barriers and experimenting to the max.

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Yakkaview Reviews: Sydney Contemporary 2018

It’s one of our favourite times of the year! Sydney Contemporary has rolled out its program once again, and the team at Yakkazoo tagged along to the opening night at Carriageworks to check out the marvellous works in the festival’s 2018 edition. It’s a night of celebration and recognition, admiring established artists and encouraging those emerging. Galleries from across Australia travel far and wide to display some of their best work, and this year definitely didn’t disappoint.

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Yakkaview Reviews: Splendour In The Grass 2018

So, as my job title is Culture Maven after all, I think it is quite fair that I, Liberty Carter, should experience one of the world’s best festivals right here at home- Splendour In The Grass 2018. Lock in my annual leave and book me that flight because with such an incredible lineup, there was no way I was missing this.

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