Writing Samples

Apart from design, I also do a bit of writing! I’ve written on mostly film and music — but art, theatre, and technology as well — for VICE, Junkee, Overland, Rough Cut, and the Sydney Morning Herald. In 2017, I also edited my student publication Honi Soit.  

Check out a selection of my writing below below:

Spring Flings & Ferris Wheels: The Politics of Coming Out in Teen Film (Overland)

‘Isle of Dogs’ is a White Man’s Fantasy of Japan (VICE)

‘Annihilation’ is Proof that Women-Led Sci-Fi is Better (Junkee)

Moving and Shaking: Embracing the Uncertainty of Teen Sexuality in Giant Little Ones (Rough Cut)

“Goat-ish”: the Bizarre Serendipity of Xylouris White (SMH)

Mount Eerie on Grief, Loss, and Self-Flagellation (SMH)

Women in Art Study Reveals 50% Gender Pay Gap (SMH)

It’s Time We Stop Tolerating the Royals (SMH/Daily Life)

When Chris Met Felix: Sydney Festival's Unlikely Fusion of Beatbox and Classical (SMH)

From Sixteen Candles to Love, Simon: How Teen Soundtracks Have Evolved (Double J)

Classic Album: Cypress Hill — Black Sunday (Double J)

Classic Album: The Presidents of the United States of America — Self-titled (Double J)

The Story of Badu Gili (Sydney Opera House Backstage)

10 Books to Read Before Antidote 2018 (Sydney Opera House Backstage)

On Reinvention and Harry Styles (Honi Soit)

Lorde’s ‘Green Light’ is a Call to Arms for Apathetic Youth (Honi Soit)

Melina Marchetta Inspires 25 Years On (Honi Soit)

Beyond Beatlemania: How Technology has Changed Modern Music Fandoms (Honi Soit)

Flash Fiction: Two Autobiographical Short Stories & One Not-So-Autobiographical One (Subbed In)


Mark