Festival of Live Art

By Andrew Donovan, 14 March 2014

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Festival of Live Art

By Andrew Donovan, 14 March 2014

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'Kicking off its first year, the Festival of Live Art is a 17 day festival hosted in Melbourne between the 14 – 30 March, 2014. With funding support from Emerging and Experimental Arts of the Australia Council, the Festival of Live Art (FOLA) is going to take audiences to new and intimate places, both literally and metaphorically!Recent ye'....

A new crop of mentees JUMP into action

By Eleanor Zeichner, 13 February 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

A new crop of mentees JUMP into action

By Eleanor Zeichner, 13 February 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

'As Day 2 of the JUMP Mentoring Intensive begins all the mentees sit cross-legged on the floor of the Merlyn Theatre of Malthouse in Melbourne.  Emily Sexton, Artistic Director of Next Wave explains that all conversation shuts down as soon as peop'....

Fellows Focus: Keg De Souza

By Fiona Mackrell, 8 January 2014

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Fellows Focus: Keg De Souza

By Fiona Mackrell, 8 January 2014

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'Interdisciplinary artist Keg de Souza is not the sort of person to shy away from a challenge. When she started building her first inflatable artwork, Gigloo/Esky back in 2008, she had no idea how to thread a sewing machine let allow how to construct a blow-up igloo. ‘That was a bi'....

2013 in review: Emerging and Experimental Arts

By Emerging and Experimental Arts, 17 December 2013

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2013 in review: Emerging and Experimental Arts

By Emerging and Experimental Arts, 17 December 2013

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'With the festive season fast approaching, the Emerging and Experimental arts team reflects on what has been an incredibly rewarding and productive year.We started the year on a high note, officially announcing our transformation from the Inter-Arts Office to the newly formed Emerging and Experimental Arts Section of the Australia Council for the Arts.With a broad vision'....

Alex Desebrock reflects on the ArtStart process

By Alex Desebrock, 16 December 2013

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Alex Desebrock reflects on the ArtStart process

By Alex Desebrock, 16 December 2013

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'ArtStart recipient Alex Desebrock presented the following speech at the opening of the Australia Council’s exhibition ....

TiNA: Critical Animals talk festival highlights and the future

By Eleanor Zeichner, 8 December 2013

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TiNA: Critical Animals talk festival highlights and the future

By Eleanor Zeichner, 8 December 2013

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'In this final instalment on a series of interviews with the directors of This is Not Art, Eleanor Zeichner speaks with her fellow co-directors of Critical Animals, Tulleah Pearce, Sophie Lamond and Beau Deurwaarder. CA is a festival of creative research founded in 2002 to provide a space for emerging writers and a'....

Learning from the past: Baden Pailthorpe’s residency at the Australian War Memorial

By Kate Murray, 2 December 2013

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'Media artist Baden Pailthorpe found his residency at the Australian War Memorial one of the most rewarding and challenging experiences he has had as an artist – with a wealth of history at his doorstep the opportunity to create and express his ideas seemed endless.The three month residency at the War Memorial, supported'....

Jason Sweeney talks Stereopublic & the creative journey

By Owen Leong, 26 November 2013

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Jason Sweeney talks Stereopublic & the creative journey

By Owen Leong, 26 November 2013

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'As a successful recipient of two grants through the Creative Australia – New Art initiative, Jason Sweeney embarked on a mission to create an innovative participatory art project – a mobile platform for crowd-sourcing quiet spaces in the urban environment. Since its official launch at the 2013 Adelaide Festival, Stereopublic has taken the world ('....

TiNA: Eleanor Zeichner interviews Electrofringe

By Eleanor Zeichner, 14 November 2013

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TiNA: Eleanor Zeichner interviews Electrofringe

By Eleanor Zeichner, 14 November 2013

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'Roslyn Helper and Peter Fitzgibbon are artistic co-producers of Electrofringe, a festival dedicated to experimental electronic art, presented as part of This is Not Art in Newcastle. Founded in 1997, Electrofringe was an early platf'....