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Luxville Delusion – Artist Talk

Artist Talk Sunday 15th November 2015 Erin McCuskey Filmmaker – Yum Studio – Madame Yum Luxville DelusionĀ  This talk is dedicated to those around the world who have experienced violence. Be it from war, terrorism, racism, misogyny… we have so many names for it. Violence comes from the desire for power, and from fear of …
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Burlesque Sideshow

  I LOVE BURELSQUE and I don’t care if I’m shouting. It fabulous, fun, feminism with humour. Such a beautiful tradition of performance with female power. I LOVE IT. We have been working with Miss Nellie Minelli and her troupe of fabulousness for a few years now. The most recent incarnation is Burlesque Sideshow – …
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Project Grief

  Today I feel a bit sad. I have project grief. The project that I lived and breathed for eight months has finished. And clearly I have no idea what to do with myself. The Inside Story was its name, project is here, and here, and here. But how often should I visit, and revisit, …
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threads that bind

  threads the bind exhbition by the Warrnambool Textile Group (Ros Barwell, Kaori De Guchi, laurene dietrich, Monique Pope, Rachel Watt). The exhbition is open until January 26th at Backspace, Huyghue House, Alfred Deakin Place, Ballarat. I (Erin) had the honoured to be asked to open this exhbtion. Here’s my opening address, with pics after. …
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Meet Thurstin

Thurstin is a young photographer of 14 who is asking people with a passion for the arts to spend $10 to help him get to Canada. Thurstin has Aspergers Syndrome, an autism spectrum condition. He has been selected to represent youth arts and the Australian autism community in Canada for an autism forum/gala. Have you …
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Tracy Bourne in Finale

We love to create creative media, and the theatre is perhaps a natural fit for creative film, video, moving image. The fabulous Tracy Bourne has a show coming up in the Melbourne Cabaret Festival June 2013. She needed a creative promo. Video is so important currently for all web-based promo, we tell people its ‘going …
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What Lies Beneath?

Got the brief for this group show and immediately thought about Alice in Wonderland. I’d been singing the lyrics to the Grace Slick song ‘What Rabbit’ for weeks, and it spoke to me about the need to explore, to find out about yourself, to not listen to authorities nor sometimes even your mother (shut your …
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MIFF Opening Night

We are screening yum’s project MIFFtales throughout the Melbourne International Film Festival so managed to wrangle some tickets to Melbourne night of nights…. MIFF Opening Night. Red carpet, celebs, champagne, after party, weather issues, transport, likely queue…. So the major question was obviously… what to wear… I’d been thinking about it for weeks…. Hell I’d …
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MIFFtales #1: Mr Scheff…

The first thing I was told by Scheff’s partner was: “Oh for god’s sake don’t call him Edwin, he won’t know who you are talking about, call him ‘Scheff’.” What a fabulous man, bloody stubborn though about not wanting an on camera interview… but I’m still working on him. He remembers watching the film ‘One …
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