JUMP Check In: Symbiosis Collective

By Eleanor Zeichner, 26 August 2014

ECAP

JUMP Check In: Symbiosis Collective

By Eleanor Zeichner, 26 August 2014

ECAP

'Catherine Ryan and Joshua Pether established Symbiosis Collective in 2012, the same year they both graduated from WAAPA’s LINK Dance program, to present innovative dance works and provide performance opportunities for artists with disabi'....

Fellows Focus – Richard Bell

By Fiona Mackrell, 4 July 2014

Feature

Fellows Focus – Richard Bell

By Fiona Mackrell, 4 July 2014

Feature

'In highly acclaimed artist Richard Bell’s latest sharply observed film, The Dinner Party, a group of white Australians discuss their private views on the interrelationship between Aboriginal and non Aboriginal people. They sip wine over a sumptuous meal in a luxurious Brisbane riverside mansion, oblivious to their own privileged position as they blithely perpetuate rac'....

Garrmalang Festival and our cultural surplus

By Hannah Donnelly, 21 May 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

Garrmalang Festival and our cultural surplus

By Hannah Donnelly, 21 May 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

'Cultural festivals are a powerful space for supporting local community governance structures and participation in decision-making, and a stimulating new festival recently held in Darwin is doing just that.The Garrmalang Festival is the first major Indigenous festival of its kind in Darwin and the first ever Indigenous festival to be held at the....

Fellows Focus – Dave Jones

By Fiona Mackrell, 7 May 2014

Feature

Fellows Focus – Dave Jones

By Fiona Mackrell, 7 May 2014

Feature

'In a dark corridor directly beneath the Art Centre’s Playhouse Theatre littered with staging detritus Dave Jones shows me a luminous rat running along the edge of a wall. Suddenly it disappears to be replaced by rats with glowing yellow eyes multiplying in a plague-like swar'....

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....

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'....

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 '....