Celebrities who die young tend to have a special place in our collective mythology.
Perth actor Heath Ledger is one of those, and this explosive portrait of him, by Perth photographer Frances Andrijich, is one of many stars in Beyond Likeness, an exhibition of contemporary portraits at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, in the Dr Harold Schenberg Arts Centre.
But many people report that silence can be a terrific catalyst for creative ideas and insights. There's a legend that Archimedes discovered the implications of displacement as he stepped into the bath. Perhaps the bathroom is one of the few places these days where people have solitary space.
Throughout May we celebrated excellence in teaching and
learning at our University. This is a tradition that was established 21 years
ago when our Student Guild first initiated the Excellence in Teaching Awards.