Fellows Focus – Amanda Cole

By Fiona Mackrell, 9 April 2014

Feature

Fellows Focus – Amanda Cole

By Fiona Mackrell, 9 April 2014

Feature

'Amanda Cole is a composer and interdisciplinary artist drawn to finding new ways of experiencing sound. In her latest projects she is translating music into colour and colour into music.A recipient of an Australia Council for the Arts Creative Australia Fellowship for an emerging artist, Cole is using her Fellowship to develop two audio-visual interfaces; a Programmable Lig'....

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 – Eugene Ughetti

By Fiona Mackrell, 5 February 2014

Australia Council

Fellows Focus – Eugene Ughetti

By Fiona Mackrell, 5 February 2014

Australia Council

'Percussionist Eugene Ughetti has been known to trawl $2 shops looking for objects that make interesting sounds, like mixing bowls and ping-pong balls. Over the past 10 years, he has created works with glass objects, microphones, even pasta, and he plans to investiga'....

2014 Don Banks Award winner Mike Nock

By Artery, 3 February 2014

Feature

2014 Don Banks Award winner Mike Nock

By Artery, 3 February 2014

Feature

'Saturday night at Sydney\'s Seymour Centre jazz pianist Mike Nock was awarded with the Australia Council ....

Kick start your career: Karin Page

By Early Career Artists and Producers, 16 January 2014

ECAP

Kick start your career: Karin Page

By Early Career Artists and Producers, 16 January 2014

ECAP

'The Early Career Artists and Producers(ECAP) team ask past ArtStart recipient Karin Page how receiving the grant effected her practice and what’s in store from here.What are you doing now? I have just finished up a huge year with my music and am currently putting together a music business plan for the next 12 months. I have been busy playing lots o'....

Dance & Music: a relationship to weather the test of time

By Kristian Pellissier, 12 December 2013

Blog

Dance & Music: a relationship to weather the test of time

By Kristian Pellissier, 12 December 2013

Blog

'The link between dance and music has often been close, resulting in spectacular and historic collaborations.  The names of Tchaikovsky and Petipa will be bound forever as a result of their celebrated work for ballet, including the iconic cygnets in Swan Lake; Stravinsky and Nijinsky’s Rite of Spring created a scandal at its debut in Paris; and Michael Jackson a'....

Creating awareness around arts and disability

By Gaele Sobott, 29 October 2013

Artforms

Creating awareness around arts and disability

By Gaele Sobott, 29 October 2013

Artforms

'As part of the process of writing the next three year Disability Action Plan, the Australia Council for the Arts ran three internal panel discussions around Leadership, Accessibility and Arts Practice with leading artists and arts administrators within the sector. These discussions were designed to assist'....

A Weird and Wonderful Conversation

By Michael Gottsche, 10 September 2013

Feature

A Weird and Wonderful Conversation

By Michael Gottsche, 10 September 2013

Feature

'It’s very difficult to imagine the conversation one could have with a person from the 12th century. What do you say to someone who spoke in the language of Chaucer, who had visions of the apocalypse and believed the earth was flat?In this light, the Sydney Chamber Choir’s (SCC) upcoming tour Cross Sections d'....

The gift of time: Fellowship recipient Genevieve Lacey

By Harriet Cunningham, 27 June 2013

Blog

The gift of time: Fellowship recipient Genevieve Lacey

By Harriet Cunningham, 27 June 2013

Blog

'For virtuoso recorder player Genevieve Lacey, a two year Australia Council Fellowship came in the nick of time. It was not because she was in any way short of work: quite the opposite. As one of the world’s leading players, Lacey was enjoying the life of a musician in demand, forever on a plane to the next gig or juggling diary dates.‘This a very consuming business. I w'....