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SUNNIE Issue 2

SUNNIE is a bi-annual lifestyle magazine celebrating Brisbane and its people. Issue #2 is packed with must read feature articles, curiosities and stories.

Included in SUNNIE Issue #2:

  • Meet this inspiring and intriguing fashion designer, Gail Sorronda whose generosity of spirit defines her. Photographer, David Kelly beautifully captures Gail, while Georgia Wells gives us a seat at the launch of her latest collection, High Priestess. Article written by Madeline King.

  • He might just be Brisbane’s number 1 champion and that’s not just when he’s high on love. Kate Flamsteed talks to Trent Dalton about what he learned from the real life love he uncovered on the streets of Brisbane.

  • Oh how Brisbane’s food scene has changed. Kate Flamsteed steps inside Brisbane’s contemporary food scene to discover the passion, vision and community propelling it forward.

  • Troy Cassar-Daley talks personally to Sean Sennett about what inspires him and how losing his father challenged him to ask, ‘What have I got to say as a musician’. The outcome is a new album, the rawness of which that Paul Kelly compares to Neil Young and his band, Crazy Horse.

  • The original Taubman’s Paint Factory in Yeronga is today home to some of Australia’s leading contemporary artists. From the outside it might look like a dis-used site in need of some love but Hamish Sawyer reveals just how valuable and productive this space is.

  • Curator and researcher Miranda Hine looks back on Brisbane’s pioneering female pilots and the extraordinary lives they led.

  • From university mates to Australia’s leading visual theatre company, Shannon King looks at the journey of Brisbane’s Dead Puppet Society to be a global company.

  • Step into Moorooka and you might be in Africa. The cultures and community spirit are palatable. Christine Sharp takes a walk around Moorooka to meet locals and experience Ubuntu.

  • And much more…

Both ‘about’ and ‘by‘ Brisbane’, SUNNIE showcases the city’s rich talent of writers, photographers, authors, artists and designers, and is proudly published by Museum of Brisbane. It celebrates the city’s vibrant creativity through in-depth storytelling taking readers on a deep dive to understand Brisbane today. Support local creatives by grabbing a copy!

SUNNIE is published in Brisbane, Australia, on the traditional lands of the Yuggera, Turrbal, Yuggarrapul, Jinabara, Quandamooka and neighbouring clan groups. We pay our respect to their ancestors and elders—past, present and future.

Start your SUNNIE collection today by picking up a copy of Issue #1 and Issue #2.