“Spike Jonze will always be a favourite filmmaker of mine for his inventiveness, as well as more recently Denis Villeneuve for his ability to create tense, gripping, captivating films”
Adrian Vieni, visual storyteller
“YouTube is the undisputed #1. I can easily go for hours watching random videos about anything. Sight Unseen, Monopol and Haw-Lin are good ones for scrolling and inspiration.”
“I like Sophie King for what she stands for. To me, she is an OG for artists who use embroidery in the digital space and she's always stuck to her beliefs, never changed for anyone.”
"Giphy to connect with my family/friends in a relational way"
"All time classic is this one from Bulgakov: The Master and Margarita."
"In Australia I admire Noel McKenna and Marc Etherington for their silliness and humour in there suburban depictions. I also love what Eugenia Lim is doing with video and installation."
"I would recommend everyone to watch The Color of Pomegranates by Sergei Parajanov and Stalker by Andrei Tarkovsky."
"Recently I 'm reading Ordinary World, which is a novel by Chinese author Lu Yao. It consists of three volumes with a total of 1.1 million Chinese characters. In 1991, it won the Mao Dun Literature Prize and was honored with the title "a bright pearl of the Mao Dun Literature Prize crown"."
“I love Patriot Act with Hassan Minhaj - it's my favourite type of comedy - political and personal, I've learned so much watching him; Queer Eye is another favourite - feel good TV at it's best, tissues a necessity; Lip Sync Battle is great, the one with Snoop Dog on is the best.”
“Music-wise, I feel like I really, really, really like Kamasi Washington and I absolutely enjoy what he does.”
Ms Maurice (KOKOROKO), trumpeter, vocalist and visual artist