Fellows Focus: Keg De Souza

By Fiona Mackrell, 8 January 2014

Feature

Fellows Focus: Keg De Souza

By Fiona Mackrell, 8 January 2014

Feature

'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'....

Polly Dance talks about the PAINTFACE project

By Vanessa Lloyd, 22 December 2013

Blog

Polly Dance talks about the PAINTFACE project

By Vanessa Lloyd, 22 December 2013

Blog

'In 2012 Inflight in Hobart was grounded, the long running Tasmanian ARI closed its doors for a time to re-think and re-invigorate itself. Becoming Constance ARI in early 2013, the name was not the only update. Constance ARI is one to watch after participating with FELTspac'....

2013 in review: Dance

By Dance, 20 December 2013

Dance

2013 in review: Dance

By Dance, 20 December 2013

Dance

'2013 was a year fit to burst with dance.  Australian audiences were spoilt for choice, with award-winning artists providing food for the soul both on home soil and stages across the globe, as well as major companies and stars of the international stage performing stunning seasons of work.The ....

2013 in review: Visual Arts

By Visual Arts, 18 December 2013

Feature

2013 in review: Visual Arts

By Visual Arts, 18 December 2013

Feature

'Before all of us here at the Australia Council take some time off over the festive season, the Visual Arts section has put together some highlights from 2013 and some things we are looking forward to seeing in 2014. One of the great perks of our jobs is that we get to hear about all the great stuff our successful grants recipients are doing, so we have decided to share a few wi'....

2013 in review: Emerging and Experimental Arts

By Emerging and Experimental Arts, 17 December 2013

Feature

2013 in review: Emerging and Experimental Arts

By Emerging and Experimental Arts, 17 December 2013

Feature

'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

Blog

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

Danish Ministry of Culture delegation visit Australia

By Alissar Chidiac, 15 December 2013

Community Partnerships

Danish Ministry of Culture delegation visit Australia

By Alissar Chidiac, 15 December 2013

Community Partnerships

'Coinciding with the 40th Anniversary of the Sydney Opera House – and the visit of the patrons of the celebrations, Denmark\'s Crown Prince Couple, HRH Prince Frederik and HRH Princess Mary – there was a delegation of the Danish Ministry of Cu'....

Artistic Director Phillip Adams reports on IETM Athens

By Phillip Adams, 13 December 2013

Arts Development

Artistic Director Phillip Adams reports on IETM Athens

By Phillip Adams, 13 December 2013

Arts Development

'At the IETM meeting in Athens, twenty Australian arts professionals interacted with almost 500 of their European peers. We asked Phillip Adams, Artistic Director of Melbourne based dance company, Balletlab, to speak to two of his colleagues, Jade Lillie, CEO of Footscray '....

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'....