There are few noble professions left unspoiled by controversy. Take the all too common occurrence of pyromaniac firefighters, corrupt cops and sinful priests. But with librarians, it’s different. As Michelle Astrid Francis shows us, in her first essay for Rabbit Hole, your average librarian is not only guardian of the stacks, but also a gatekeeper to imaginary worlds beyond.
This week, thousands attended rallies around Australia to protest against Australia’s policy of offshore detention, and to call on the Government to allow 267 men, women and children, destined to be sent back to Nauru, to stay.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade right? But what do you do if it gives you a debilitating autoimmune disease? If you're UK-based painter and Perth frequent flyer Becky Blair, you take it as an opportunity to reinvent yourself. A brand new interview and an inspiring read.
One Catholic nun influenced an entire generation of designers, artists and filmmakers. Her name was Sister Mary Corita Kent.
Wabi-sabi is a concept that lies at the heart of Japanese culture—an idea that places great value on incompleteness and imperfection.
In the last days before his execution, Saddam Hussein put down some final thoughts for prosperity in the form of a poem. This wasn’t the first time he had committed an act of literature. Saddam was already a published novelist.
Amber Moffat talks about pursuing her dream of becoming a children’s book author and illustrator.
Viola Dana members Kathy Corecig and Pete Guazzelli talk about their latest project—a new film score for F.W. Murnau’s silent masterpiece Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror (1922).