Posted: Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Mario Pilla

What inspired your winning story? A month or two into the first round of COVID-19 restrictions, I had an intense episode of agoraphobia. I don't think I was alone: we were all made to stop flexing our social muscles, and we found those muscles a bit feeble when we needed...

Posted: Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Claz Kulpe

Claz Kulpe is an artist of many different mediums, pursuing each one despite his restrictions at hand. Predominantly known as a musician and writer in the hip-hop, jazz and soul realms, Claz has hyperacusis, a sensitivity to sound. Although as debilitating as this condition can be on Claz’s art, let...

Posted: Thursday, 17 June 2021

Sara Cavaiuolo

Sara looking upwards with he hands held to her chest. She has short dark hair and round-framed glasses.

Sara Cavaiuolo is an amateur writer and photographic artist. Her work centres around memory, incidental statements, and domestic objects, compounded into precariously constructed images and text, and loose, short narrative. Sara shirks vulnerability, using stilted humour and self- critique. What can you tell us about your winning story? As I...

Posted: Thursday, 17 June 2021

Nadia Patterson

Nadia lit by the blue-green light of a projector, which creates a shadow of her silhouette behind her. She has short, dark hair and is standing with one hand raised to the side of her face.

Nadia Patterson is a poet and visual artist on Kaurna Country. Writing with vivid imagery, Nadia has been published by the likes of Porridge Magazine and Tunnel Vision, and was one of the winners of the 2020 Mindshare Awards. She enjoys beer in the afternoon and warns she will talk...