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Women and the Environment – Part 2

Words by Helena (she/her), 20 QLD  As explored in Part 1, nature and corporeality is projected upon all women in the West, and immanence is epitomised in the female body. Ecofeminist philosophical theory draws attention to a connection between the subjugation of women and the subjugation of the natural world. Women and nature are aligned…

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Has Consumerism Killed the Coffee Shop?

Words by Riley (she/her), 20 USA When I say a coffee shop, what do you think of? Does your mind go to a Starbucks or the local cafe in your town? Since the inception of coffee shops over the centuries, they have evolved from places of political talk to commercialized quick chains to study stops…

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Women and the Environment

Words by Helena (she/her), 20 QLD  Feminist philosophy offers intriguing perspectives on a possible construction of gender relations in Western society. These viewpoints ultimately pose the observation that our patriarchal society treats women and the environment in the same way. In this framework, women, especially mothers, are often equated with nature – both relegated to…

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Soft Theocracy and Public Service

Words by Helena (she/her), 20 QLD  Australian politics is deliberately crafted with a distinct, ring-fenced enclave for Christianity. This undemocratic partiality has ravaged the Australian public service, most particularly schools and hospitals – where the non-Christian majority suffers under the Church’s vice-like grip. The State of Australia is a ‘soft theocracy’ that recognises, subsidises, salaries,…

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Rental Crisis: Gen Z

Are you struggling to pay your rent? Join our Creative Residents, Caitlin (she/her), 25, and Ethan (he/him),22, as they venture out to capture the perspectives on the rental crisis. Discover more by watching the clip below.      

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Lolendo

This piece is featured in the collaborative project between WhyNot and Project See and B for Propel Youth Arts WA 2024 KickstART Festival in Western Australia. Artwork by Vanessa Kalau (she/her) 22 WA   Banner Illustration by Jodie. You can find more of her work on Instagram @jodie_ellin

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Through The Eyes of Om (And I) As Fellow Dreamers

This piece is featured in the collaborative project between WhyNot and Project See and B for Propel Youth Arts WA 2024 KickstART Festival in Western Australia. Words by Syarisa (she/her) 22 WA The year was 2007. I was living in the Eastern Province in Saudi Arabia, in a small international community-compound. I was just 6…

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Hello Yellow

This piece is featured in the collaborative project between WhyNot and Project See and B for Propel Youth Arts WA 2024 KickstART Festival in Western Australia. Words by Efa (she/her) 23 WA  The intersection of jazz music improvisation and theatre-devising offered fertile ground for artistic exploration and innovation. My interest was in interrogating jazz music,…

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Potential

This piece is featured in the collaborative project between WhyNot and Project See and B for Propel Youth Arts WA 2024 KickstART Festival in Western Australia. Words and Art by Alysia Tay (she/her) 23 WA ‘Potential’ is about the story of my first art commission from 2021 – not what happened throughout the creative process…

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Music is the answer

This piece is featured in the collaborative project between WhyNot and Project See and B for Propel Youth Arts WA 2024 KickstART Festival in Western Australia. Words by Wilson Tan (he/him) 23 WA Everyone in today’s world has personal interests. It is those interests that entertain, enlighten, encourage, and inspire us until they eventually form…

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