Carnival explores notions of woman as object, sideshow, something to be gazed upon and the idea that approval is only obtained through the objectifying of the self publicly.
About the Writer:
Kylie Brusaschi is a Melbourne poet based who completed her studies at NMIT in 2010 and went on to do Honours in Creative Arts at Victoria University in 2011. This year Kylie hopes to commence a PhD mid year at Victoria University. Her interests include, feminism, modernist poetry, musicality in language, and small press publishing.
About the Illustrator:
Joana Waszaj is a Paraguayan photographer and illustrator with Russian and Ukrainian background. She is currently finishing her final year of Bachelor of Illustration in NMIT in Fairfield. Originally she studied Visual Arts back home in Paraguay and moved to Melbourne to study Photography, after finishing her photography course she went back to her first love, illustration. Joana has previously completed some work for national fanzines and has work experience with a magazine production company in Paraguay. 'I did illustrations for articles and some photography portraits. But I wanted to learn more and experience art in a different country so I decided to come to Melbourne for new adventures. And here I am feeling like a 5 year old kid, trying to speak a new language as well as trying to create my own space and leave my mark in this amazing country.'
Tenebrous Brothers Carnival – Act One and The House of Leaves Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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