Michael Cathcart

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1 Oct 2018

How do we decide the value of art? And who is best equipped to do so?


8 Jul 2011

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Australian settlers found themselves confronted by a 'death-like silence' which refused to yield to their colonial ambitions. The land was too dry.

In his lecture for Sydney Ideas, historian (and broadcaster) Michael Cathcart argues that this experience of silence produced a melancholy brand of...

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