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The Blak Infinite. Image is artwork of cartoon like spaceships with people falling out of them.

Thinking about aliens – The Blak Infinite envelops Fed Square this RISING

Behind the spaceships and bright lights in this RISING program of free events and installations lies a deeper story.

Image is an older white woman with shoulder length hair and grey at the temples. She wears a pearl necklace and a V white scoop neck top with a grey leaf pattern on it and is looking off to the right. The portrait, among two other works of Gina Rinehart, are reproduced in Vincent Namatjira's monograph. Image: Supplied, courtesy Thames & Hudson.

Gina Rinehart's own creativity revisited as she attacks Namatjira's portrait

Do you remember Gina Rinehart's poem 'Our Future'? Here it is, for those who missed it when it first came…

Venus Without Furs. On the left a shot of the author, who is a middle aged white woman with short brushed back grey hair. She has glasses on her head, a green and black dress and is standing in front of a microphone reading from a book. On the right is a book cover showing an artistic nude looking to the right and her mirror double looking to the left.

Book review: Venus Without Furs, Gabrielle Everall

A collection of poetry that riffs and talks back to Leopold von Sascher-Masoch, author of notorious classic 'Venus in Furs'.

Poetry. Image is a sheet of paper with some lines written across it and a fountain pen with the lid off.

Is poetry really 'the tyrannical discipline'?

This is how Sylvia Plath described the art form, but three contemporary poets have very different views.

Raw Salt. Image is a young woman with long dark wavy hair on the left standing in front of external foliage, body turned slight to her right, wearing black polo neck jumper under black and white patterned sleeveless dress. She has dark red lipstick and a slight smile. On the right is a book cover of close-up of a public phone push button pad, above the book's title in a grey stripe at the bottom.

Book review: Raw Salt, Izzy Roberts-Orr

This debut poetry collection canvasses death and the environment, mourning and memory.

A poetry slam at Sonic Poetry Festival with Lane Milburn, Hayley Ricketson and Jason Voss. Photo: Brendan Bonsack.

Spoken word poetry: screaming their truths

To acknowledge and celebrate World Poetry Day, ArtsHub explores some grassroots spoken word festivals and speaks to their participants.

Ghost Poetry. On the left is a book cover with a close-up of a horse's face. On the right is an author image of a young man in a field, with his hands in his pockets and looking off to the right.

Book Review: Ghost Poetry, Robbie Coburn

A poetry collection that reflects deeply on trauma, loss and hope.

Who Comes Calling? On the left is a red and blue abstract book cover, on the right a head and shoulders author image of a woman of Asian appearance with shoulder length straight black hair parted in the middle and a grey short sleeved T shirt.

Book review: Who Comes Calling?, Miriam Wei Wei Lo

Miriam Wei Wei Lo's second poetry collection explores motherhood, immigration, religion and the creative life.

Two panels. Left with black and white portrait of a woman with dark hair and glasses. Right is cover of a book, called Television.

Book review: Television, Kate Middleton

An ode to the ways in which television nurtures our self-understanding.

Anne-Marie Te Whiu holding a copy of Woven.

Book review: Woven, edited by Anne-Marie Te Whiu

A poetry collection that weaves together First Nations voices from around the globe.

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