Collage: Modern Messages In Antique Art

I was nervous about my visit to The Vatican City. As an atheist, I felt curious to explore but wasn’t sure that I would understand the messages conveyed within its walls. However my wonderful guide Fabi immediately convinced me otherwise. She was passionate about the stories that the art told. She made comparisons with modern…

In Pictures: Being Enlightened in Canberra

In early autumn, Canberra’s political and cultural center takes on a different hue. Even the deep reds and picturesque rustiness of the trees encircling Lake Burley Griffin can’t compete with the vivid glow of the annual Enlighten Festival. Through the wonder of modern technology and some very creative lighting architects, some of the city’s most…

Discovering London’s Street Art Scene

I’ve always thought that London is best described in black and white, or at the very most, shades of grey. The monotonous grey of a sultry winter sky; The obtrusive dark pouter of satellite dishes strewn across rooftops like ugly, mismatching ornaments; The mottled brownish-grey of 1960s cladding adorning pallid concrete buildings and the quilted…