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Kathryn Shanks

Senior Editor & Writer
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Kathryn graduated her Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in 2020 with majors in History and German Studies, having written her thesis about conceptions of children in seventeenth-century witch trials and possession cases. She drinks too much coffee, loves talking about grammar, and really enjoys learning about new topics as she researches and writes articles. In her spare time, Kathryn embroiders and plays board games with her friends. She is currently undertaking a master’s degree in Publishing and Communications at the University of Melbourne. 

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May 17, 2022
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Wellness
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InstantScripts’ Mental Health Tracker: Checking In With Aussies as the World Opens Up
The Mental Health Tracker is designed to survey a random, independent pool of respondents twice each year, with this report being the first.
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May 11, 2022
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Culture
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Unlimited Futures: An Australian Own-Voice Speculative Fiction Anthology
With 21 pieces by Blak and Black authors, Fremantle Press’s Unlimited Futures ushers in a breadth of diversity within a visionary genre.
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May 9, 2022
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Culture
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The Eye of Mexico: Latin America’s First Public AI Art Installation
Exploring urban mobility and dynamism, The Eye of Mexico will be revealed on May 19.
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April 28, 2022
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Culture
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PHOTO 2022: The International Festival of Photography Returns to Melbourne
Between April 29 and May 22, Melburnians can visit a wide array of photography exhibitions across the city that address the theme ‘Being Human’.
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April 22, 2022
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Culture
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The Venice Biennale’s 59th International Art Exhibition – Trees Grow from the Sky
2022 is the International Year of Glass, making Rony Plesl’s glass-cast installation uniquely appropriate for this year’s La Biennale di Venezia.
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April 9, 2022
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Casper Living
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New Australian Dating App Aims to End Swipe Culture: 'Stop Swiping and Start Living’ with the Out There Dating App
With a focus on real-life meetups, you can ditch the screen and find your spark in the places you love to go.
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April 2, 2022
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Culture
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Vincent van Gogh at THE LUME: Immersive Art Like Never Before
Experience van Gogh’s works with all your senses at the first permanent digital gallery in the Southern Hemisphere.
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March 31, 2022
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Beauty
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Ewe Care: Australia’s Most Sustainable Skin Cream
Ewe Care is the first Australian brand to delve into using sheep milk in skincare, filling a gap in the market while dedicating themselves to sustainability.
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March 26, 2022
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Culture
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Acer's eco-friendly Aspire Vero laptop releases a collaboration with artist Andy Thomas
Digital artist Andy Thomas has partnered with Acer for the launch of the Acer Aspire Vero, a laptop partially made with post-consumer recyclable plastic (PCR).
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March 25, 2022
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Culture
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Max Patté and the Lightworx Gallery: Now Open in Sydney
This trans-Tasman collaboration brings the works of internationally acclaimed artist Max Patté to Sydney in an Aotearoa New Zealand-owned gallery space.
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