Sheila Ngoc Pham
Sheila Ngoc Pham is a writer, producer and radio maker. She is currently a PhD candidate at the Australian Institute of Health Innovation and casual lecturer in public health ethics at Macquarie University.
The shift we’ve made to finding lovers online is nothing short of profound, and it’s a trend observable across every age group in Australia. Even the oldies appear to have taken to it with zeal. As the digitisation of our lives proceeds unabated, the use of digital platforms as a legitimate way to find a prospective mate has embedded itself in our culture.
ReportageRUBBERNECKING. THERE’S NO denying that was my intention as I huddled with the growing crowd behind the blue-and-white checkered tape, our smartphones at the ready. On the other side of the temporary barrier were dozens of emergency workers in high-vis...
Connected and Disconnected
e-bookWHEN GARETH EVANS visited Saigon on his way to London in 1968, it wasn’t exactly a common travel route, given Vietnam was in the midst of a raging civil war. The country had only just shaken off the yoke...
GR OnlineIf thirty-six-year-old Santiago brings her children directly into her art practice through collaboration, she is also bringing in what might be termed her ‘motherhood practice’ through her use of this particular box. Cardboard boxes have long been closely involved with artists and art institutions, playing a supportive and mostly unremarkable function. They’re taken for granted as banal, domestic, practical. By elevating the quotidian box, Santiago makes the invisible not just visible, but deserving and significant.