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How the arts strengthen our democracy
In the countdown to election day, ArtsHub asked three independent artists how they feel their work contributes to our democracy.
What prime ministers’ portraits say about our leaders
It’s said that a picture tells a thousand words, but how much of our leaders’ true characters are revealed in…
30 years on, Pilbara art award still going strong
The Cossack Art Awards continues to show how much regional communities value art as an important part of their everyday…
What happens to art caught in war’s crossfire?
As the conflict in Ukraine deepens, the damage to its cultural heritage reveals various motives behind this kind of destruction.
Exit interview: Rick Heath, Black Swan State Theatre
After a two year tenure that began just days into COVID’s reign, Co-CEO Rick Heath is calling time on what’s…
Why is confessional theatre so hot right now?
Is a recent wave of confessional-style theatre revealing defining themes of our times?
Game designers take on immersive art
Games designers invited into contemporary museum spaces reimagine their art form in wondrous ways.
Future proofing the arts for natural disasters
As losses from recent natural disasters continue to mount, future-proofing arts infrastructure is in focus.
Fossil fuels arts money: where are the alternatives?
As discussion continues on the merits of fossil fuels arts partnerships, the question of where else to secure funds is…
Why artists are vital to space activation
Recent pilot programs to re-activate public spaces post-pandemic reveal artists’ important role in these processes.