UOW performers embrace experimentation

UOW performers embrace experimentation

The age-old tradition of experimentation is alive and well in Illawarra student theatre, according to those in the spotlight. “The beauty of theatre is that it’s unpredictable. You can have a script ready to go and you can’t change the words on...
Is video gaming sport?

Is video gaming sport?

A new kind of competition has sprung up in recent years, inciting passion and fervour as sports have for centuries. However, these competitions take place not on a court or a field, but inside the world of video games. So-called ‘e-sports’ are growing...
Enjoying the pursuit of a career

Enjoying the pursuit of a career

A new study has revealed the vast majority of people working in the creative arts industries do not have a degree in the field. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) report indicated many did not officially pursue creative arts as a career outside of university...
Meditation: How stressed are you?

Meditation: How stressed are you?

Mindfulness meditation is becoming popular as an alternative to conventional medical and psychological therapies. Recent years have seen the enthusiastic embrace of mindfulness meditation and other techniques drawn from Buddhism as therapeutic interventions in...
Film Review – Inherent Vice

Film Review – Inherent Vice

“… maybe you should just look the other way.” Some academics, including UOW’s own Prof. Wenche Ommundsen, claim Thomas Pynchon’s arrival on the scene of literature marked the birth of ‘Postmodernism’. Non-linear narratives,...