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A picture’s worth…

A picture’s worth…

When discussing three of the Region’s most recognisable photographers, locals say it over and over again – “They knew just how to capture my true personality”. Arguably Bundaberg’s most renowned photographer, Ray Peek created PEEK magazine in 1967, Bundaberg’s 100th...

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Quiet achievers

Quiet achievers

WORDS BY MICHAEL DART Unlike performing artists, visual artists often let their work speak for itself. They enjoy a degree of personal anonymity where you may recognise their name or their work, but maybe not their face. Shielded by their creations, preferring...

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Waxing  lyrical

Waxing lyrical

WORDS BY RYAN PEARCE From the extraordinary to the simple everyday, inspiration can be found in a variety of places. What we do with that inspiration, how we process it and make use of it, differs from person to person. For local wordsmith Kees Nydam, inspiration...

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Art for the moment

Art for the moment

WORDS BY MICHAEL DART “And so castles made of sand slips into the sea, eventually...”― Jimi Hendrix Ephemeral art only lasts for a short time. It’s something to be savoured and enjoyed. It’s a reflection of the temporary nature of our existence, of time slipping away,...

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Meet The Makers of Artisans 4670

Meet The Makers of Artisans 4670

Makers. Craftsmen. Artisans. Call them what you will; creatives enrich our lives and communities. The arts help us identify with each other. They can connect us to a time or place. Sight, sound, smell, touch and taste evoke emotion and can expand our understanding of...

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Multi-purpose storytelling

Multi-purpose storytelling

Stories (and love), make the world go round. Stories capture our minds and help us connect, pull at our heart strings and inspire insight, reflection, change and personal growth. This is why storytelling lies at the very core of our community.  Silo Magic I recently...

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By George, she’s got it!

By George, she’s got it!

Sandra Reeves didn’t set out to start a homewares store or quaint holiday rental. All she knew was that as a full time stay-at-home mum she had lost who she was, but didn’t want to return to teaching.  “As a mum, there’s no annual review. No pay increase,” Sandra...

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Drawing out the best with Bundaberg Art Prize

Drawing out the best with Bundaberg Art Prize

When you connect with a piece of art, it’s almost like it is speaking to you. Telling you a story. Perhaps of its origins, or one pulled from the depths of your imagination. There is something mature or grown up about purchasing original artwork and displaying it in...

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A feast for the eyes

A feast for the eyes

Words by Michael Dart As we break out and explore our surrounds again there’s been more and more art popping up across the Region.  New gallery exhibitions, cafes and restaurants promoting local artists, history tours, sculptures and our Milbi mosaics on the coast –...

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