Fresh, thoughtful journalism and creative works produced by students
of the School of Art, Communication and English at the University of Sydney.

Baby Bird: death, loss and the illusion of life

This project, Baby bird, began as a deep dive into taxidermy birds (cockatiels specifically) and into loss present in my own childhood. Having owned...

Maggie Kelly

Maggie Kelly is a second-year Bachelor of Visual Arts student at the University of Sydney's College of the Arts. Through pen and acrylic painted mediums, her work takes on a dark ambiance to express fear, pain, and depressive themes, inspired by the aesthetics of horror film and surrealist art. Though only taking on these themes in the last few years, Maggie has been actively painting and drawing for most of her life on the Central Coast.