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
Catriona Mitchell: Jenn, let’s begin with a brief look at your unusual career path. You worked in the corporate world, and were on a fast tr...
from the Luminarya blog
With the meteoric rise of companies such as Zara and H&M, the world of high street fashion has changed beyond all recognition in recent years. Big fashion companies are churning out garments in mass quantities and at break-neck speed, their new stock no longer adhering to a ‘season’ but being delivered to stores as often as every day. Nothing is made to [...]
The Economics of Happiness is about the urgent need for a real decentralisation of power. Localising, as most of you know, is what Gandhi was talking about. So we are not talking about anything new. What is new however is the latest incarnation of globalisation. And what we are saying is that we urgently need a counterbalance to globalisation, and that lo[...]
Haiku What I want is your Tongue inside my mouth, writing A poem upon mine. Catriona Mitchell: Sharanya, yours is an unmistakably female voice: this is a core characteristic of your work. Is your writing primarily motivated by a wish to express a female-centric viewpoint? If so, is your poetry then driven by gender politics? Sharanya Maniv[...]
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.