Adam Norton [Photo © Tim Levy]

Adam Norton

Artist

One moment of inspiration propels you onto the next. The raw stream of culture drags you along the river.

Photo by Tim Levy

Aida Tomescu [Photo © Jenni Carter]

Aida Tomescu

Artist

There is a silent moment in painting when we experience an absolute, total intelligence in the work through which everything comes together.

Photo by Jenni Carter

Abdul Abdullah [Photo © Tim Levy]

Abdul Abdullah

Artist

What I look for and love when having a creative practice are the ABCs of self-determination: autonomy, belonging and competence.

Photo by Tim Levy

Mikey Cahill [Photo © Olivia Tran]

Mikey Cahill

Herald Sun journalist

Sticking to your guns and creating the way you wanna create does something amazing to your soul.

Photo by Olivia Tran

Alan Kohler

The payment of fees for using copyright material is very well understood by the Australian community and is fair. It demonstrates respect for others’ property and expertise.

Simon Chapman [Photo © Tim Levy]

Simon Chapman

Academics never really retire…I love writing and a day without writing 1,000 words is like being starved of oxygen.

Photo by Tim Levy

Amal Awad [Photo © Tim Levy]

Amal Awad

Storytelling is just so powerful. It disarms you; if it’s done well, it also sneaks up on you. Rather than telling you what it’s trying to say, you discover later how deeply you returned to your thoughts and your own experiences.

Photo by Tim Levy

John Hattie [Photo by Mike Wilkinson © General Teaching Council for Scotland]

John Hattie

I believe that it is entirely possible to impact the learning lives of students from the hallways of academia.

Photo by Mike Wilkinson © General Teaching Council for Scotland

Image Credit: Sample book artwork spreads designed by Joanna Hunt for Allen & Unwin / Tjanpi (November 2019). Stills are from the Tjanpi Desert Weavers stop-motion animation Ngayuku Papa (My Dog): Bluey and Big Boy; story & narration by Maureen Butler, directed by Jonathan Daw and Maureen Butler, 2018.

Image Credit: 2020 Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist. Book covers supplied.

Image Credit: Aboriginal artist Elton Wirri. Photo by Guy Louanglath.

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