What I hope readers take away from my book that captures the Sydney Opera House as a living thing is a David Attenbourghian sense of discovery. Of encountering an ecosystem, being thrilled and amazed by the behaviour of the creatures you find there, the complexity of their reliance upon one another, and surprised by the … Continue reading Being David Attenborough in my Sydney Opera House Book.
Like a Living Thing: The Evolution of the Sydney Opera House By Jillian Burt. Illustrations by Reg Mombassa. The book fleshes out the Sydney Opera House’s role as a symbol, reporting on how the resourcefulness and ingenuity of the resident arts companies, rock musicians and chefs is influencing the building’s evolution ahead of the renewal … Continue reading Sydney Opera House Book