Shedding some light on Roost Photographer Justin Aaron

Thirty-three-year-old Roost member and photographer Justin Aaron started his wedding photography business in 2011, and he feels like he’s just now hitting his stride.

“When I decided to do photography I thought, ‘I’ll give it five years and then if I don’t like it I’ll go back to architecture,”’ he said. “This is the start of my fifth year. […]

By |2017-02-17T13:58:49+11:00January 31st, 2016|Interview|Comments Off on Shedding some light on Roost Photographer Justin Aaron

From Spiderman to snowboards: an interview with Mark Owens

“I don’t think illustration is something I’m naturally good at,” said illustrator and graphic designer Mark Owens. “I just practiced over and over again, and eventually I got good. After I drew Spider-Man 3,000 times I could finally draw him properly.”

The 26-year-old has been using the Roost as his freelancing space since 2013. Born and bred in England, he describes himself as being […]

By |2017-02-17T13:51:43+11:00December 31st, 2015|Interview|Comments Off on From Spiderman to snowboards: an interview with Mark Owens

An interview with Roost President, Sean Bell

From working on interactive electronic sculptures to building an eclectic creative community meetup, Roost President Sean Bell has been very busy this year. The well-travelled Newcastle-based graphic designer is 28 and spent much of this year commuting to Sydney, organising #TDKtuesdays, tending to Roost matters and working on independent freelance projects. For Sean, this has been […]

By |2017-02-17T14:19:49+11:00November 29th, 2015|Interview|Comments Off on An interview with Roost President, Sean Bell

Activating creativity: an interview with Bec Dujin

Twenty-nine year old marketing strategist and creative consultant Bec Dujin has always liked being the centre of attention. Growing up she was a drama kid, and all her friends thought she’d be an actress and her parents thought she’d be a newsreader. Now, as she successfully navigates her career, it’s evident she’s able to use her love of the spotlight to make others […]

By |2017-02-17T16:19:06+11:00October 18th, 2015|Interview|Comments Off on Activating creativity: an interview with Bec Dujin

A well-rounded Rooster: an interview with Adrian Garner

Thirty-three-year-old Rooster Adrian Garner has some stories to tell. He’s a web developer who has lived and travelled all over the world. He has big ideas about community and how life should be lived. For the last several years he generously gave his time as volunteer manager of the Roost.

“I came to the Roost […]

By |2017-02-17T16:19:19+11:00September 7th, 2015|Interview|Comments Off on A well-rounded Rooster: an interview with Adrian Garner