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Niche cultures: Or why Opera is like Comic Books

September 15th, 2009 1 Comment

From The Arrival by Shaun Tan CALL them subcultures, genres, specialities or whatever, but culturally we are fast becoming a society of cross-pollinating subspecies. Australia has vibrant pockets of passion for everything from Korean film, contemporary theatre, comic books, hacker culture, art deco architecture, indigenous painting, poetry, hip-hop, opera and jazz. At face value, they […]

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