Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: 1 minute Pioneer Axe was an old-time US manufacturing company. This documentary film about their manufacturing process was made just prior to the the business closing. I’m a sucker for these kind of films. This is one of a series of ads done for RACV Pet Insurance in Australia. It’s the kind of work you’d be proud […]

Things we’re likely to see in 2019

Reading Time: 5 minutes At a macro level, the world is in a pretty strange place at the moment. There is uncertainty across many countries in terms of political direction, macro economics, technology and consumer uncertainty. Populism and nationalism is on the march: Duterte in the Philippines. Trump in the US. The AfD is shifting the Overton window in […]

On the sofa: The Man from Mo’Wax

Reading Time: 1 minute The documentary The Man from Mo’Wax was something that I’d been looking forward to watching for a while. Lavelle made his name as the guy at Honest Johns who was the go to guy for Major Force Records releases. Major Force was a Japanese hip hop label that featured the likes of Hiroshi Fujiwara Takagi […]

Out and About: Yunchul Kim – Dawns Mine Crystal

Reading Time: 1 minute Dawns Mine Crystal is an exhibition on at the Korean Cultural Centre between now and November 3, 2018. I was invited to a preview of it. The title Dawns Mine Crystals a reference to the material world and its intersection with symbols and metaphors. It is well worth going to see, Mr Kim merges the […]