Jason Grant

Recent articles by Jason Grant

Unity and justice and …

Issue 99, Autumn 2019


Jason Grant, of Brisbane’s Inkahoots, explains why he brought his New Anthems project to Berlin to…

Seeing democracy on the ground

Issue 47, Spring 2003


Fences and Windows is Naomi Klein in the thick of it: in the crowds, chatrooms and…

Britain’s cutting edge is only skin deep (text in full)

Issue 46, Winter 2002


A debate! Bring it on! The prospect of duelling Londoners clashing in passionate…

Set the letters free

Issue 64, Summer 2007


Australian artist Rosalie Gascoigne turned discarded packaging type into ‘stammering concrete…

Awards madness

Issue 69, Autumn 2008


Everybody likes to win. But if design competitions destroy creativity and co-operation, what’s the…

Protest banners

Issue 48, Summer 2003


Hand-made signs from an anti-war demo

Symbols of assimilation

Issue 56, Summer 2005


Cozzolino’s array of Australian trade marks also portrays the growing pains of a young nation

Graphic tourism

Issue 51, Spring 2004


Shooting, cropping and editing turns the vernacular into glossy publishing.

Recent blog posts by Jason Grant

Calling Australia

18 September 2012

Inkahoots’ installation encourages the public to engage in typographic dialogue at Brisbane Airport.
We Australians are resolutely ambivalent about our national identity, writes Jason Grant of Inkahoots. A short history, a bloody colonisation, and regular waves of mostly unwelcome immigration are just a few explanations.

No more bedtime stories

18 October 2009

Peter Greenaway’s Tulse Luper VJ Performance at the Brisbane Festival
It’s the death of ‘cinemahhh’, or at least ‘total freedom from classic cinematographic linearity’ reports Jason Grant. It’s messy, exhilarating, beautiful and incessant. Introducing his live multimedia road show The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Peter Greenaway knocks the notion of sitting still in the dark for 120 minutes being spoon-fed ‘bedtime stories for adults’.