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Dangerous Liaisons at Queensland Ballet: behind the scenes – in pictures

Originally an 18th century novel by French author Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, Dangerous Liaisons came to greater attention in the 1980s when it was made into a film starring John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer and Glenn Close. Now, acclaimed British choreographer Liam Scarlett is working with the Queensland Ballet to bring the story of seduction and manipulation to the stage

• Dangerous Liaisons will have its world premiere at QPAC on 22 March

Hold the line: Hong Kong laundry – in pictures

In 2017, Hong Kong-based photographer Jimmi Ho was struck by one of his old pictures showing a man drying his clothes in a playground. The juxtaposition of the colourful laundry and stark buildings piqued his interest, and since then he has walked around the city in search of the inventive ways residents dry their laundry. “It’s hard to dry clothes in the wet season,” says Ho. “In Hong Kong, every square metre is exploited to the maximum.” Drying clothes in public spaces is illegal, but that doesn’t stop locals trying.

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