On Liminality

‘I am what Robert Park, an American sociologist would have described as a Marginal Person. Somebody who lives in two worlds, but who is more or less a stranger in both.’ Melanie Cheng on liminality, first read at the launch of LIMINAL issue #1.

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Leah McIntosh
Notes on Diversity

‘Depending on who you talk to, the d-word can be either dreaded, detested, or divine. It’s a word that, when laundered through the spin-cycle of contemporary culture, has been wrung to absolute death.’ A Review of Three Performances at Melbourne Fringe 2019.

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Leah McIntosh
An Open Letter to Melbourne Fringe Festival

The values of Melbourne Fringe, as professed in the 2018 Annual Report “Who We Are” section (p2), centre “inclusivity” and “diversity.” As such, we are dismayed, alarmed, concerned and disturbed to note one of the programmed works at the 2019 Melbourne Fringe, “Aisha the Aussie Geisha” by Kate Hanley Corley.

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Leah McIntosh