Women to look up, and look up to
Catriona Mitchell: Jessica, your father never shed a tear about your condition at birth, and has maintained strong convictions about you lea...
A visit from the muse
Catherine, let's begin by talking about how you came to become the artist you are today. You had a daughter very young and brought her up as...
Original ideas for the future
Catriona Mitchell: Peta, you have a PhD and are the author of two books - one that traces the history of Islam in Indigenous Australia; the ...
Inspiring women inspiring others
Joanna, how did your world in Ubud – a place most people consider to be a peaceful idyll, surrounded by rice farmers and yoga practitioners ...
from the Luminarya blog
Formerly a print designer for Donna Karan in New York City, Elora Hardy is now on a different and more unusual kind of mission: she’s setting out to make bamboo "sexy." Elora is the Founder and Creative Director of Ibuku, a Bali-based bamboo design company that creates luxury houses and interiors products that are so high-touch and so imaginative, they’re[...]
Catriona Mitchell visited Sakha's headquarters in Delhi and spoke with Deepali Bhardwaj, Sakha’s Chief Operations Officer. Catriona Mitchell: Deepali, Sakha's services cater to women travelling across Delhi alone and particularly at night. This already seems to suggest a change in Indian society: is it fair to say that ten years ago there would[...]
Denise, thanks so much for taking the time to speak with me when you’ve only just arrived back from the island of Nusa Kembanganan, where the executions took place. I know you haven’t slept in days. My first question is: had you used yoga in connection with activism before becoming the in-house instructor at Kerobokan Prison in Bali? Probably. Just no[...]
The Luminarya Team
Luminarya's key contributors
- Founder & Editor
- Writer, editor, photographer, videographer; Luminarya's founder.
- Luminarya's Asia-based photographer.
- Fashion Photographer
- Luminarya's Europe-based photographer.
- Rapp's strong, quirky paintings of women are key to Luminarya's branding.