the 107 Blog

  • What the hell is ‘Placemaking’ anyway? Words Fay Edwards This article is the beginning of a series on ‘Placemaking’, inspired by and responding critically to Ed Blakely and Richard Hu’s book, Crafting Innovative Places for Australia’s Knowledge Economy.  I’ve worked in
  • Architecture for the people: Claire McCaughan of  Archrival Words Meagan O’ConnellImages Rhiannon Hopley / Supplied Join our creative community! With a private office at Joynton Avenue Creative Centre, you’ll be joining local change-makers like Claire in a collaborative and supportive environment. Visit 107.org.au to
  • Stop, listen, think: What I learned from Clementine Ford Words & Images Fay Edwards First Image: Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2018 by Anggara Mahendra Not too long ago, this 27-year-old gal casually told her mum that “being female suited
  • Zoya Patel Conflicting identities, political correctness, and why she’s never truly felt at home. Words Fay EdwardsImages Zoya Patel No Country Woman is available now in all good book stores, or online at hachette.com.au. Based in Canberra, Zoya Patel is a
  • BRUNT Holds a mirror up to you and your bros Words Alexandra Jonscher ★ 7/10 Brunt ran at 107 Redfern from August 16-18, 2018. Words Alexandra Jonscher ★ 7/10 Brunt ran at 107 Redfern from August 16-18, 2018. Brunt is a critical exploration of masculinity
  • 5 Minutes with Kitty Cardwell, aka Mrs C and Me Words Amy WillingImages Kitty Cardwell Find more of Kitty’s work on Instagram  @mrscandme, or visit The Rizzeria  @therizzeria. Last month, we were excited to welcome volunteer-run printing outfit The Rizzeria to Joynton Avenue
  • The Review: Julia Johnson Makes Music Words Fay EdwardsImages Julia Johnson To learn more about the launch (including the full list of incredible support acts), head to our What’s On page. Julia Johnson lands on 107’s stage this Friday, with an evening
  • Book Review: Drawn to Change – Calling for a Creative Counter Culture Words Fay EdwardsImages Jack Martin Drawn to Change is out now. Grab a Kindle copy or paperback online, or follow @jackmoney_art on Instagram to see more of his work. The value of functional
  • The Interview:  Finding human connection in a fast-fashion world: Leah Williams See more of Leah’s work at leah-williams.com or on Instagram @leahwilliamsofficial. Follow @_107objects to keep up to date with collab news and learn more about the behind-the-scenes of producing and designing your own collection.
  • Starting a business from scratch:  Meet the volunteer duo behind 107 Objects You can see the current collection at objects.107.org.au, or drop in and visit the exhibition space any day between Tuesday – Sunday. In October 2017, a long-term dream of 107’s
  • Analogue to electronic: Meet Hybrid Machina, Hack Sounds’ first band Interview Amy WillingImages Andrew Grant To hear more from Hybrid Machina, keep an eye on 107’s Facebook page. Interested in being part of Hack Sounds’ 2018 term? You’re in luck! Expressions of
  • Five Minutes with Bec Litvan Interview Jackie TerrettImages Bec Litvan You can see Bec’s work in the 107 Window Box from January 24 – February 17. Meet her and get to know more about her practice at the opening night on January 24. Bec Litvan