Australian Muslims look for ways to stay connected during Eid festival in lockdown


Tens of thousands of Muslims in three Australian states will spend Eid at home under strict Covid-19 restrictions this week, but many are finding ways to keep the spirit of the Islamic festival of sacrifice alive in lockdown. Eid festivals have been cancelled, mosques are shut and large family gatherings are prohibited, as people are … Read more

Hilma af Klint’s ‘miraculous’ art: ‘In dialogue with spirits, she found her own voice’


When encountering the little-known work of Hilma af Klint, you may find yourself asking some questions. “It’s out of time and out of place; it’s almost miraculous,” says Sue Cramer, who co-curated a new exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. “What is this work? Where did it come from? How did it … Read more