18 December 2013
Over 2013, Artery brought you the stories of the artist, organisations and initiatives that the Australia Council supported in 2013. Before we launch into 2014, we thought we would reflect on some of the stories you might have missed over the past year. Highlights from 2013: Read our Fellows Focus series that showcases the recipients.
13 December 2012
In 2013, the Australia Council for the Arts will deliver more than $170 million in funding for arts organisations and individual artists across Australia in an effort to continue enriching the nation by supporting the practice and enjoyment of the arts. Check out the full story and interview with Andy Donovan, Director of Inter-Arts, on.
3 February 2012
In 2011, two-year Music Fellowships were awarded to three artists: singer/songwriter Gareth Liddiard, recorder virtuoso Genevieve Lacey, and percussionist and band leader Nicky Bomba. Gareth Liddiard was awarded a Fellowship to research, write and record new songs for two new album releases. The new releases will be promoted and performed both in Australia and internationally..
24 January 2012
WOMADelaide – Australia’s cultural festival of music, arts and dance – will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. From 9 – 12 March 2012, WOMADelaide will give audiences the chance to relive old festival favourites including Gurrumul who first performed at WOMADelaide in 2009. Respected as one of the Northern Territory’s most experienced musicians, Geoffrey.
13 January 2012
Whilst cochlear implants have been remarkably successful in restoring speech perception, they present an issue in music appreciation for implant users. Robin Fox, one of Australia’s leading audio-visual, sound and computer music artists, worked with researchers from Melbourne’s Bionic Ear Institute to create musical compositions tailored specifically for cochlear implant users. Image Credit: Courtesy SBS.
12 January 2012
The Australia Council for the Arts is delighted to announce the Nashville Songwriter Residency, inviting Australian songwriters to apply for a 3-month residency in Nashville under the guidance of Australian producer and Nashville resident Mark Moffatt. The initiative will provide funding of $15,000 towards flights, accommodation and living expenses. Nashville hosts the highest concentration of.
16 December 2011
Six of our region’s top female performers will kick off their shoes on the Sydney Festival stage in a unique musical and storytelling show.
16 December 2011
A lot can happen in the music industry in a year and a half, just ask the members of Brisbane-based Mitzi.