Annette is a culture journalist & 35mm film photographer.
Primarily interested in how culture and aesthetic relate to global issues, her writing focuses on the nuances and wider social politics of contemporary art, architecture, urban policy, immigration and place.
She has previously contributed to Garage magazine, CityLab, Hyperallergic, Amuse by i-D, Vogue.com.au, the Sydney Morning Herald and Australian Associated Press; and has previously worked with the Financial Times, the Sunday Times, Matches Fashion and Savvy Studio.
She holds a Masters of Arts in Journalism from Columbia University, where she complemented her writing with classes in urban planning and architecture at Columbia University GSAPP. Prior to that she studied Social and Digital Media for Fashion at the London College of Fashion. She holds a double Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and International Studies from the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia, and completed one year of exchange at the University of Guadalajara, Mexico.
She is trilingual in English, Spanish and Cantonese.
WRITINGGem & Bolt Celebrate Dia de los Muertos for the Last Magazine
In Museo, Two Slackers Carry Out an Epic Art Heist for Hyperallergic
Thirteen-year-old Sunny Suljic Relives the Nineties for the Last Magazine
Is Sydney’s Opera House a Billboard? for CityLab
‘Atypical’ Star Keir Gilchrist Might Quit Acting for Farming for the Last Magazine
Sonoya Mizuno Quit Ballet of ‘Ex Machina’ for the Last Magazine
Rethinking the Laws of Nature at Helsinki’s New Amos Rex Museum for Hyperallergic
Mexico City’s $150 Million Rebrand Faces Growing Pains for CityLab
Photographer Wolfgang Tillmans Has No Time for Trump-Era Pessimism for Garage magazine
This Artist Sunk Le Corbusier’s Magnum Opus in a Danish Fjord for Garage magazine
Can Housing Preserve Culture in the 21st century?
Profile of Kelsey Asbille for the Last Magazine
Profile of Kimberly Drew for the Last Magazine
Profile of Léa Dickely & Hung La of Kwaidan Editions for the Last Magazine
Profile of Zoey Deutch for the Last Magazine
Balenciaga, Kanye West and A Moment of Meme Culture
Profile of Samantha Urbani for the Last Magazine
Profile of Kaya Scodelario for the Last Magazine
Profile of Charlotte Day Wilson for the Last Magazine
Interview with Crystal Moselle for Milk Studios
Profile of Aaron Stern for the Last Magazine
Profile of Kristin-Lee Moolman & Ib Kamara for the Last Magazine
Profile of Agnes Barley for the Last Magazine
Profile of Antonin Tron of Atlein for the Last Magazine
Feminist Art History 101 for Milk Studios
Why Are You So Captivated by the Graphic Tee? for Milk Studios
Pedro Almodóvar’s Most Haunting, Stylish Heroines for Milk Studios
Interview with Rafael Prieto for Saturdays NYC
The Evolution of Cashmere for Amuse by i-D
Little Black Book: Melbourne for Matches Fashion
The New Super Cities for Matches Fashion
The Grooming Report: Out on the Town for Matches Fashion
Matches Spy: Spotlight on Copenhagen for Matches Fashion
Gary Bigeni Gives Both Online and Traditional Retailing his Love for Vogue.com.au
In the Frame: Abbey Lee and Mania Mania for Vogue.com.au
A Foxy Fantasy at Mulberry for Vogue.com.au
Emily Walters is Fashion Graduate of the Year for Vogue.com.au
Got Rhythm, Got Music, But Need Something More for the Sydney Morning Herald
Reporting on Australian Fashion Week for the Sydney Morning Herald
Success Thanks to a Shrewd Awakening for the Sydney Morning Herald
Prize is Icing on the Cake for the Sydney Morning Herald
Don’t Be Dinosaurs on Climate Change, Pollies Urged for the Australian Associated Press
Artworks Set to Fetch Up to $9m at Auction for the Australian Associated Press
Fire Island and Dead Horse Bay