The Producers – Britt Guy

By Kristian Pellissier, 18 July 2014

Dance

The Producers – Britt Guy

By Kristian Pellissier, 18 July 2014

Dance

'To recognise the invaluable role of producers, Program Officer for Dance Kristian Pellissier asked three producers – Kath Papas, Jennifer Leys and Britt Guy - to talk about their role and the artists and projects they represent.  In this, the final instalment, we talk to Britt Guy: an independent curator and producer working with ....

The Producers – Jenifer Leys

By Kristian Pellissier, 16 July 2014

Dance

The Producers – Jenifer Leys

By Kristian Pellissier, 16 July 2014

Dance

'To recognise the invaluable role of producers, Program Officer for Dance Kristian Pellissier asked three producers – Kath Papas, Jenifer Leys and Britt Guy - to talk about their role and the artists and projects they represent.  In this, the second instalment, we talk to Independent Performing Arts Producer Jenifer Leys. Jenifer is currently working with three artists includ'....

The Producers – Kath Papas

By Kristian Pellissier, 14 July 2014

Dance

The Producers – Kath Papas

By Kristian Pellissier, 14 July 2014

Dance

'To recognise the invaluable role of producers, Program Officer for Dance Kristian Pellissier asked three producers – Kath Papas, Jenifer Leys and Britt Guy - to talk about their role and the artists and projects they represent.  In this, the first instalment, we talk to Kath Papas, Creative Producer at Kath Papas Productions.  Kath is wor'....

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'....

Australian writers shine at inaugural writers’ festival in London

By Jill Eddington, 4 July 2014

Feature

'The Australia Council for the Arts was pleased to support the inaugural Australia and New Zealand Festival of Literature and Arts held in London from 29 May to 1 June.One of the Council\'s aims is to promote Australia as a fearless, culturally ambitious nation. This means we look globally for opportunities to build awar'....

Four remarkable projects building Indigenous culture

By Martin Portus, 6 June 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

Four remarkable projects building Indigenous culture

By Martin Portus, 6 June 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

'Four outstanding artists have been honoured at the Australia Council’s National Indigenous Arts Awards held recently at the Sydney Opera House.  While the artists hail from across Australia, pursue different art forms and range in ages from 23 to late 80s, each of their works showcase another perspec'....

Fellow Focus – Tega Brain

By Fiona Mackrell, 4 June 2014

Australia Council

Fellow Focus – Tega Brain

By Fiona Mackrell, 4 June 2014

Australia Council

'As our computers ping one another from opposite sides of the world, contemporary interdisciplinary artist, Tega Brain initially emerges as a Sesame Street Martian icon, the kind of muppet that goes, ‘Yip! Yip!’. It’s not the first image you might expect of an environmental engineer and educator turned artist whose work sounds so earnestly serious; described on her website'....

Next Wave Festival: a snapshot

By Rebecca McLean-Chan, 8 May 2014

Feature

Next Wave Festival: a snapshot

By Rebecca McLean-Chan, 8 May 2014

Feature

'The Next Wave Festival which provides a platform for emerging artists working across performance and visual arts, is a whirlwind of events popping up every two years in Melbourne. This year was no different with origami, murderous re-enactments and confetti spread across Melbourne’s famous laneways and arts houses. Ne'....

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'....