What do Australians know about Filipinos? That they’re exotic, dusky-skinned babes, or smart, obliging nurses with American-inflected English?
Wednesday, 26 August 2015
The online generation is obsessed with becoming the next viral sensation, whether it’s with a cat meme, a fail video or creating the latest trend. However, what they fail to achieve is the satisfaction of connecting in an ongoing way with an online audience, something that successful YouTube vlogger, Natalie Tran, explained at the MWF session: Community Channel: Finding Followers.
An enthralled crowd gathered in ACMI’s The Cube to listen to internationally acclaimed authors Samhita Arni and Dolores Redondo, in conversation with Australian author Kirsty Murray. The trio expounded on the subjects of Modern Mythologies and the use of mythological plot and symbolism in Arni’s The Missing Queen, and Redondo’s The Invisible Guardian.