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Spotlight - January 24, 2019

Last week we moved into a new office. Out with the old and in with the new  In October 2017 I signed a lease for a 80-100 person office in South Melbourne with city views and it was sexy is hell. I forked out a ton on a luxe fit out and geared up for …

Liyat G Haile Photography

AudiovisualSpotlight - January 23, 2019

Submitted by Liyat Haile, Founder at Liyat G Haile Photography based in Melbourne, Australia. Bio: I work with families, couples and individuals who’d like their interactions, love & connections documented through lifestyle photography. Liyat’s Story: As a young girl, I remember sitting by my parents’ bookshelf at home in Ethiopia browsing through photo albums of families, weddings, …

Meet Prema Smith

Spotlight - September 17, 2018

Actor, Model and Photographer based in New South Wales, Australia. Born in Sri Lanka & growing up in Tasmania, Prema Smith was never bound to be your average aspiring actor. Having worked and lived around people from many creeds and cultures, overcoming adversities while assisting youth with mental health issues, it’s safe to say he …

Meet Hari Sivanesan

Spotlight - September 17, 2018

Hari Sivanesan is truly a unique advocate for music and culture for a generation of artists born in the West. He is one of the UK’s most acclaimed Veena Artists, residing in Melbourne, Australia. Hari started his training in Carnatic (South Indian Classical) music at the young age of eight. A student of the Bharatiya …

Meet Francoistunes

Spotlight - September 17, 2018

Melbourne artist FRANÇOIS is leading a new wave of artists who are pushing the boundaries of contemporary Australian hip-hop. As the soundscape evolves, François is evolving with it. A singer, songwriter, rapper and producer, François has a creative mind overflowing with ideas and ambitions. François’ inspirations come from far beyond the realm of rap, evident …

Meet Kwasi

Spotlight - September 17, 2018

Launching into the universe in full force, transcending barriers with his signature sound, Kwasi is accelerating through the atmosphere on a journey that goes against many odds, much like NASA’s mission in 1977. The Golden Voyager is a trip into the heart and mind of 25-year-old Kwasi, a sun-filtered record of tight rap and smooth …

Meet Leroy – The Comedian

Spotlight - September 17, 2018

It’s comedy season in Melbourne and the best time to introduce one of our upcoming favourites, Leroy! Leroy is a Perth based comedian, MC, Red Carpet host, you name it! After a recent chat with him, we’ve learnt he’s keen to start working on a solo tour so Australia get ready to see him live. …

Meet MAYA

Spotlight - September 17, 2018

MAYA was raised in Melbourne, and has now been working in the Australian music world for over 10 years. The 3rd generation musician started performing at 8 years old, improvising 12 bar blues on stage with her musician father. Her upbringing was influenced by legendary music icons Lauryn Hill, Hendrix, Zeppelin, Ella Fitzgerald, BB king …

Meet Oroma

Spotlight - September 17, 2018

POCreative musings are those people we haven’t had a chance to meet, but we admire the work they have produced. One channel that has stood out on YouTube to us has been Oroma. The few videos on there have inspiring yet creative messages. The energy is just unreal! Watch a few, start here:   Quick …

Meet Anisa Nandaula

Spotlight - September 17, 2018

Content Source : https://www.facebook.com/Anisanandaulapoetry/ Anisa Nandaula is an emerging Brisbane based poet and performance artist. She was born in Kampala, Uganda and moved to Australia at the age of 8. Through growing up in Australia, Anisa began to notice the obvious distinctions between the first world country she was growing up in and the third …