• Andrea Sidler

Articles by Andrea Sidler:

Music

Music For the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

No Comments 20 July 2015

For those of us who are not deaf or hard of hearing, it is difficult to imagine music without the audio aspect. It’s easy to assume that deaf and hard of hearing people are excluded from the world of music, a place many people call home. Yet isn’t music so much more than just sound? […]

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Art

Janet Echelman

No Comments 18 June 2015

When you think of art you don’t tend to link it with science, nor do you link fishing with sculptures or weather patterns with urban attractions. Yet Janet Echelmans work is a melting pot of all of these elements and she uses them to create her incredible floating sculptures. Echelmans career as an artist really […]

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EWF – Extraodinary Routines with Penny Modra

No Comments 12 June 2015

During this year’s Emerging Writers Festival, the young writers of the Signal Express will recapping of a variety of events so you can catch up (or refresh). Find out more about EWF on their website. Hosted by Madeleine Dore, Wednesday night’s conversation with Penny Modra discussed the ordinary and the extraordinary of Modras’ daily routine. From morning to night, the motivators, […]

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EWF – Translation Nation

No Comments 29 May 2015

During this year’s Emerging Writers Festival, the young writers of the Signal Express will recapping of a variety of events so you can catch up (or refresh). Find out more about EWF on their website. Wednesday night’s session, “Translation Nation” featured five translators, five languages, Gabriel Garcia Ochoa (presenting), Liam Pieper and his essay “The Unbearable Whiteness of Being”. The […]

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Comedy

Ronny Chieng’s Expert Navigation on Relatable Rage

No Comments 29 May 2015

Ronny Chieng does not disappoint in his 2015 Melbourne International Comedy festival performance. Titled “You Don’t Know What You’re Talking About”, his show is centred on technology and modern communication and the challenges and frustrations which they bring. Chieng’s comic style had the audience laughing at themselves for most of the performance as he effortlessly […]

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Film

20th Century: Presented by the Film Industry

No Comments 17 April 2015

Films can be great teachers – engaging, touching, thought provoking, as well as educational. You get more out of a good historical movie than you get out of sleeping in the back of a history class while your teacher slowly and in a droning monotone depicts the statistics, facts and events of a particular event […]

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