Nomadic entrepreneur Joseph Sharp has created the world’s first
cooperative, sustainable platform for short term rentals.
Named ‘Sustayn’ as a play on the words “Sustainable” and “Stay.
The platform provides an opportunity for consumers looking for
sustainable accommodation. It redirects a percentage of commissions towards
causes to help the planet to sustain and regenerate. Sustayn aims to start by
redirecting 50 per cent of commissions and plans to increase this, as the
The project started when Joe was travelling around New Zealand and
wanted a resource to help him have a positive impact during his trip. https://www.springwise.com/innovation/travel-tourism/sustayn-first-sustainable-short-ter
Welcome to Country Is an Online Hub for trips, tours, experiences and products by First Nations People. “Watch the sunset over the sacred land of Miriwoong Country, walk through a tropical rainforest with an Aboriginal guide, hunt for mud crabs and fish -and more.” The first not-for-profit online marketplace for First Nations tourism connects with uniquely Australian experiences. Welcome to Country was originally launched in 2018 to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples to create and grow Indigenous-owned businesses- to build businesses and share their culture. welcometocountry.com.
Lynette Wallworth is an Australian artist/filmmaker known for her innovative use of emerging technologies. Her work reflects on the connections between people and the natural world, engaging viewers in an exploration of fragile human states of grace through immersive environments, interactive technologies with gestural interfaces, and narrative long form film. In 2017, she received a News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding New Approaches in Documentary Film for her virtual reality narrative Collisions (2016). Wallworth's works span virtual reality 360 film, feature documentary, and digital fulldome and interactive video installations. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIM8mOYvPec
Exploring the mark as the embodiment of identity and intent. This
exhibition presents new works from Untethered Fibre Artists Inc. Eighteen
New South Wales artists interrogate, interpret and respond to the theme ‘signatures’
to produce an interrelated exhibition. Artists
Griffith | Fiona Hammond | Margo-Lynne Lee | Catherine Lees | Denise Lithgow |
Brenda Livermore | Helen MacRitchie | Mandy McAlister | Robyn McGrath |
Samantha Tannous | Kirry Toose | Judith Wilson | Elaine Witton.
Exhibition Dates: 25 March - 15 May. https://australiandesigncentre.com/signatures/
Little Big is a Russian rave band founded in 2013 in Saint Petersburg. They have released three albums and nine singles and wowed the world with their quirky take on life in Russia. Combination or music, art, video, dance, story and gymnastics. The team calls itself a satirical art collaboration and relies on their music, visuals, and dance actions to engage their audience. They mock the various national sterotypes about Russia. All the videos are filmed by co-founder Alina Pasok. The band shoots and produces all of their music videos together. The have competed in the Eurovision Song Contest. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDFBTdToRmw