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The ben-efits of supporting your community: an interview with Ben Mitchell

Illustrator and artist Ben Mitchell is one of our longest serving Roosters (and self-appointed Roost Legacy Officer), though it appears he’s still got plenty of ideas for how to give back to his creative community.

For 18 months between 2018-2019, Ben was hard at work with his graphic design client workload, academic research, university lectures, comic books and one particular labour of love – […]

By |2020-02-25T11:56:31+11:00February 25th, 2020|Interview|Comments Off on The ben-efits of supporting your community: an interview with Ben Mitchell

An education in design: an interview with David MacKenzie

Hailing from Scotland, David had previously been a member of Coburg House Art Studios in Edinburgh. “Coburg felt like a family, and I knew I wanted to find that sort of community again.” So one of the first things David did upon his arrival in Newcastle was to set up a tour of his new local co-working space – and he was not […]

By |2019-07-02T12:41:44+11:00July 2nd, 2019|Interview|Comments Off on An education in design: an interview with David MacKenzie

Developing a creative business: an interview with Mitch Lee

It was with a teary eye that The Roost said goodbye to one of its longest-serving Roosters at the end of April 2019.

Photographer Mitch Lee first joined The Roost in 2010, when some of his friends from TAFE established the not-for-profit under the Renew Newcastle initiative.

Back then, the co-working space consisted mostly of graphic designers. “We wanted a place to go where we […]

By |2019-06-04T09:32:55+11:00June 3rd, 2019|Interview|Comments Off on Developing a creative business: an interview with Mitch Lee