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Simulated Capital

When you lose control, sometimes the only solace is a simulated life. Matilda Dixon-Smith reflects on The Sims.


Tessa Toumbourou's grandfather migrated to Melbourne in the 1950s – and built a clothing empire.

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PRISM International: Tweeting Stories

Social media isn’t exactly new, but it’s still something that writers have only recently begun experimenting with.

Fringe Binge '13: A Yarn

Lily Fish unravels the creative process and mythologies behind her upcoming Melbourne Fringe performance, Yarn.

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