RACISM is an issue often discussed in the Australian media, with little resolution. Samantha Toh discusses the relevance of racial vilification laws currently in place and their impact on society.
Find out what kind of influence Asia has had on Melbourne’s cultural life at Mapping Melbourne, a four-day festival. Samantha Toh has the details.
WHICH is harder? Leaving home for an education overseas, or leaving the country you’ve made your second home now that you’ve graduated? Singapore-bound, Samantha Toh looks back at her time in Melbourne and what she’s taken away from it.
MUSIC videos have long encouraged creativity for emerging filmmakers. Samantha Toh visited ACMI’s latest exhibition and spoke to its curators to see how music videos have been ingrained into pop culture.
WOULD you give up the opportunity to study overseas in order to fast track your acting career? Joshua Tan, the star of Singapore’s Ah Boys to Men, speaks to Samantha Toh on balancing fame and student life.
SINCE the sexual revolution of the ’60s, sexuality in the media has continued to influence the lives of young women today. Samantha Toh takes a look at the trajectory of female sexual empowerment through the media we consume.
IN LIGHT of the recent spate of Hollywood remakes of Asian films, Samantha Toh asks why Asians are still being vilified, ridiculed and overlooked for leading roles.
IN the second instalment of our market series, Samantha Toh shares five more amazing local markets where you can buy everything from vintage designer clothes to homemade beauty products.
YOU won’t have to travel all the way to London in order to catch some of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays, as Samantha Toh discovers.
WHILE the markets back home might conjure up images of local snacks and questionably made children’s’ toys, Melbourne’s markets are all together different. Samantha Toh shares five of the city’s best.
STORIES, music and art have the power to move and transform. Be inspired, touched and challenged at this year’s Human Rights & Arts Film Festival, writes Samantha Toh.