Leo's Latest Articles
The controversies of ‘political art' exploring war and violence
Examining the relationship between politics and the arts, and whether Australians are sensitive towards topics of war or violence.
Orientalism, a stain that taints Australian opera?
From yellowface to chinoiserie – Orientalism pervades Western stages, so will that include Adelaide Festival’s upcoming, lauded centrepiece opera?
Performance reviews: A Bucket of Beetles and White Gold, Sydney Festival
Sydney Festival celebrates the beauty of Southeast Asian performing arts with two socially impactful organisations.
Performance review: Big Name, No Blankets, Sydney Festival
Sydney Festival’s electrifying show about the Warumpi Band whose music changed lives, is one that truly rocks.
Constellations – creating community in Western Sydney
Engaging with the network of collectives that enrich and characterise Western Sydney's rich arts scene.
A burgeoning career path that links arts and law
Why important career prospects are quickly emerging at the nexus between art and law.
Exhibition review: Ramses & the Gold of the Pharaohs, Australian Museum
A harmonious blend of ancient wonders and modern innovation that explores the life of the illustrious pharaoh, Ramses the Great.
Arts with law: a complementary and powerful combination
Creating social change and addressing the inadequacies of systems around gendered violence, through arts and law's intersection.
Opera review: Sibyl, Sydney Opera House
A creative South African performance that dazzles the senses, ‘Sibyl’ marks a new era for Sydney's famed icon.
Theatre review: Boom, KXT on Broadway
Looking at the bridge between our past and future with a heartfelt Singaporean story that traverses borders.