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Andrew Thomas Huang decorates the Opera House with floral symbols of Indigenous Australia

When filmmaker Andrew Thomas Huang creates new work, he reflects a bright, fractured dreamscape that entices us to reflect on our own world. Huang discusses his connection to nature, using art as a lens to uphold pre-colonial life, and navigate cultural institutions as an artist of colour.

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Restoring the Coburn Tapestries

“He was a very gentle man. He just took it on the nose, really. The most important thing to him was that the curtains were made.”


Yotam Ottolenghi on It's A Long Story

He’s a TV host, he’s one of the world’s most famous gay dads, and he’s one of the loveliest people you’re likely to meet.


How do you teach creativity?

Beloved picture book There's A Sea In My Bedroom comes to life with new music from the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

More stories from behind the curtain

Discover more from the people, shows and stories that bring the Opera House to life in the Backstage archive.