Co-Artistic Directors announced for reimagined Melbourne International Arts Festival

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Richard Watts

Choreographer and director Gideon Obarzanek and artist, curator and festival director Hannah Fox will jointly lead the new-look festival following its merger with White Night.

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New co-Artistic Directors Hannah Fox and Gideon Obarzanek. Photo credit: Sarah Walker.

About the author

Richard Watts is ArtsHub's Performing Arts Editor and Team Leader, Editorial; he also presents the weekly program SmartArts on community radio station Three Triple R.

The founder of the Emerging Writers' Festival, Richard currently serves as the Chair of La Mama Theatre's Committee of Management and on the Green Room Awards Independent Theatre panel.

He is a life member of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival, and in 2017 was awarded the status of Melbourne Fringe Festival Living Legend.

Twitter: @richardthewatts