The Fabric Social Journal — interviews

Jun

Hanging with Baptiste

Sharna de Lacy

Ebony Manusama is a vocalist, writer and producer who has returned from transformative stint in the US with her brand new creative project, Baptiste. I stop by her inner-suburban Melbourne share house to chat about music, feminism, and personal style. All the good things.

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Apr

Style a Rising Star: Rising Above with Naomi Rukavina

Sharna de Lacy
I caught Naomi Rukavina in her Melbourne share-house, on a typically weird weathered Melbourne day. Naomi has just returned from a sell-out season of Away at the Sydney Opera house and diving headlong into another season at Melbourne’s Malthouse theatre. 

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Apr

Rising Above with Founder Karina Seljak

Sharna de Lacy

I met Karina Seljak and her sister Sammy in 2015. At the time, the two sisters were embarking on a journey through India to learn about production and how waste is used as a resource, and to see “makers as an empowered and celebrated part of a transparent supply chain.”

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Mar

How Freya Josephine Hollick Rises Above the Noise

Sharna de Lacy

As long as I have known Freya - she has literally lived her music - the things she listens to, talks about, fills her house with, and her sense of style. Her style is heavily interpreted through the lens of music movements.

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Oct

Meet Sharna: Captain of The Fabric Social Team India

Fiona McAlpine

Get up close and personal with #FabSosh Co-Founder Sharna:

"The Northeast is so diverse and mainly comprised of indigenous tribal peoples. Political author Arundati Roy once connected the experiences of military oppression, land and resource theft with indigeneity in India. This is a global phenomenon but the longer I live here, the more I see this is play out in the Northeast. I also see how the Development agenda in India is resisted and absorbed, and in all cases how women are totally invisible, totally unheard, and totally excluded from any of the benefits some development programs might bring (while bearing the brunt of the harms that much development also brings). The Northeast is a centre of power struggles of all kinds, and what brought me here – and what keeps me here – is the work women are doing. I simply want to express my solidarity through practical action."

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