What is the ISPA Australia Council Legacy Program?

By Dr Ricardo Peach, 12 March 2014

Arts Development

What is the ISPA Australia Council Legacy Program?

By Dr Ricardo Peach, 12 March 2014

Arts Development

'The five recipients of the recent ISPA Australia Council Legacy Program travelled to New York in the blistering cold of a US winter to discover the warmth of one of the world’s most renowned international performing arts networks.Australian recipients Rachel Whitworth from Performing Lines WA, Simeon Moran from Snuff Puppets....

Fellows Focus – Gideon Obarzanek

By Fiona Mackrell, 5 March 2014

Dance

Fellows Focus – Gideon Obarzanek

By Fiona Mackrell, 5 March 2014

Dance

'Despite having flown back from rehearsals in Sydney the day before we meet in a North Melbourne café, acclaimed dance artist and choreographer Gideon Obarzanek seems relaxed.He’s been rehearsing, L’Chaim! (‘to life’ in Hebrew and Yiddish), part of a Sydney Dance Company triple bill,'....

The sharing of stories through Rekindling at Bangarra

By Adrian Burnett, 4 March 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

The sharing of stories through Rekindling at Bangarra

By Adrian Burnett, 4 March 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

'In 2013, Bangarra Dance Theatre launched its new youth program Rekindling, designed to inspire and develop the next generation of Indigenous story tellers by using dance to reconnect with their cultures.Rekindling is an intensive dance based program for secondary stude'....

Inter-active: learnings from the first Digital Writing Residency

By Elliott Bledsoe, 27 February 2014

Feature

Inter-active: learnings from the first Digital Writing Residency

By Elliott Bledsoe, 27 February 2014

Feature

'The act of writing is a solitary endeavour. Often, so is reading. Creating Robot University—the first project produced through the Digital Writing Residency—was far from a solo effort. Pr'....

Fiona Foley and Julie Ewington receive the 2013 Visual Arts Awards

By Vanessa Lloyd, 27 February 2014

Feature

Fiona Foley and Julie Ewington receive the 2013 Visual Arts Awards

By Vanessa Lloyd, 27 February 2014

Feature

'Announced today, the recipients of the prestigious Australia Council Visual Art Awards for 2013 are artist Fiona Foley and curator Julie Ewington. The Australia Council and CEO Tony Grybowski will celebrate the awards with Fiona, Jul'....

Milk Crate Theatre presents This House is Mine

By Kate McBride, 26 February 2014

Blog

Milk Crate Theatre presents This House is Mine

By Kate McBride, 26 February 2014

Blog

'Since its establishment in 2000, Milk Crate Theatre has played a unique role across both the arts and community sectors through its work with an Ensemble of artists who have experienced homelessness or social marginalisation. Its cross-sector presence and strengths-based approach enables them to provide a safe, crea'....

Brendan O’Connell on how to make the most of new opportunities

By Eleanor Zeichner, 21 February 2014

Blog

Brendan O’Connell on how to make the most of new opportunities

By Eleanor Zeichner, 21 February 2014

Blog

'Brendan O’Connell is an early career producer and theatre maker who was a 2013 recipient of the Early Career Residency grant. He was previously the Program Executive for Come Out Festival in Adelaide, and the Artistic Director of Tantrum Theatre in Newcastle. He also collaborates as part of '....

The art of leverage: co-mingling public and private funding

By Rupert Myer AM, 20 February 2014

Australia Council

The art of leverage: co-mingling public and private funding

By Rupert Myer AM, 20 February 2014

Australia Council

'Global Giving to the ArtsTHE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF ART HISTORYThe University of MelbourneTuesday | 18 FebruaryThe art of leverage: co-mingling public and private funding – Rupert MyerAcknowledgmentsFred Grimwade, Chair, and Kerry Gardner, Deputy Chair, Australian Institute of Art His'....

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'....