Transposing Art, Sport, Culture, and some Aussie ex-pat nostalgia!

by Anna Blanch on July 19, 2011

TranspositionsTranspositions is approaching its one year anniversary and seeing as it’s taken much of my writing energies over the last year I thought I’d share a selection of articles I’ve written over the course of the last year here over the next few weeks. As always your comments and thoughts are welcomed, as is the discussion generated from engaging thoughtfully with culture, and specifically the arts!

Describing Sport as a Religion is nothing new – heck, I’ve done it here and here – but this year I’ve started noticing a different trend: Sport as all-powerful and all-knowing. Like one of the classical Fates (the women with...If Sport is a God, then why don’t all my teams win?

Describing Sport as a Religion is nothing new – heck, I’ve done it here and here – but this year I’ve started noticing a different trend: Sport as all-powerful and all-knowing.

Heavens, the stage is set for Mackillop the musical casting It’s soul music as Mary’s life hits the stage Do you have what it takes to be a saint? AP reports that a nationwide call has gone out for a...Mary MacKillop: the Musical

Heavens, the stage is set for Mackillop the musical casting It’s soul music as Mary’s life hits the stage Do you have what it takes to be a saint?

If i were asked to say what is at once the most important production of Art and the thing most to be longed for, I should answer, A Beautiful House; and the thing to be longed for, I should answer,… Continue Reading…

 

Are Books Beautiful Anymore?If I were asked to say what is at once the most important production of Art and the thing most to be longed for, I should answer, A Beautiful House; and the thing to be longed for, I should answer,...

If I were asked to say what is at once the most important production of Art and the thing most to be longed for, I should answer, A Beautiful House; and the thing to be longed for,     Continue Reading…

From the mid 1990’s Mambo designer Reg Mombassa shocked, horrified and delighted with his, now, iconic series titled “Australian Jesus.” The overwhelming community reactions to Mombassa’s, arguably, sacrilegious art has given rise to a social, political, theological, and academic debate…

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