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

Re-sewn, re-gained, re-claimed

On arrival at Sydney’s Hyde Park Barracks, I immediately climb the institution’s squeaky timber staircase to the third floor. Disappointed and then a little...

Megan Porter

Megan Porter just completed her third year of a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Archaeology and Ancient History and will be completing an honours thesis next year in Historical Archaeology, focusing on early settler sewing and clothing. This story explores how her experiences learning archaeology at USYD has impacted her understanding of her personal sewing practice. Prior to attending university, she studied and worked as a costume maker for the theatre and film industry in Sydney.