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The Artistic Directors of major festivals in Perth, Darwin, Brisbane and other mainland capitals only have to satisfy their local stakeholders. Not so for Tasmanian festivals like Mona Foma and Ten Days on the Island.
What do international arts festivals do when Australia’s borders are still largely closed to international travellers? They draw on their establishing principles while simultaneously celebrating the unique cultures of their individual cities.
This year, we all pivoted to an online model but did it help the disabled community? At our recent Visions 2020 conference, Hanna Cormick, Gayle Kennedy and Madeleine Little discussed how much digital has opened up and the need to do more in the future.
Our online conference will make sense of 2020 and think through the arts as an essential part of the ‘new normal’. With guests from across Australia we look at funding, culturally safe spaces, and digital as a way to expand access.
Brian Ritchie and Louise Bezzina join the Visions 2020 conference to reflect on the hyperlocal experience of two inimitable Australian arts festivals.
Working with 87 artists during the pandemic and remote lockdowns, Tarnanthi continues to be innovative, and in a first, throws the spotlight on the work of women Aboriginal artists.
National Young Writers Festival is going online from 1-4 October, and their program delves deep into the possibilities that digital delivery offers.
The 2020 Brisbane Festival aims to 'surprise and delight' its audience, says Artistic Director Louise Bezzina.
Defying COVID-19, the chair of Wangaratta Jazz Festival says National Jazz Awards, held as part of the festival, offer a creative outlet and opportunity for artists during a year of unpredictability.
From around the country, artists and arts workers reflect on why the post-pandemic world will need art more than ever.
Anniversaries are moments for great celebration – especially when an arts company survives into the double digits – but the pandemic has forced doors closed, and new ways of marking the milestones.
Festivals traditionally lure in audiences with big international names, artists whose work can also help inspire local practitioners. What is the future of programming with COVID travel restrictions in place?
Freeplay independent games festival has survived for over sixteen years. The past and present directors share the lessons they have learned on sustainability, purpose, and the future of the arts.
After five festivals, Mitchell has moved onto new challenges. Just before he left, he spoke with ArtsHub about the highs and lows of his time in the role.
With a new arts event in Canberra, creative producer Yolande Norris is shining a light on the city’s diaspora of artists to inspire the creative community.
Over six decades to date, the Adelaide Fringe has been both a playground and a career springboard for Australian and South Australian artists.
Transformation and conversation unites Perth Festival's visual arts program, as curator Gemma Weston takes the reins to further strengthen the role of the visual arts in festival programming.
Advice from business leaders on asking governments for money, embedding culture in the political agenda, and getting the language right when you come to the table.
Instead of a single artistic director, the 32nd New Zealand Festival of the Arts features three high profile curators, Bret McKenzie, Laurie Anderson and Lemi Ponifasio, each programming a separate week.
On the cusp of its second iteration, we look at how this art event is busting open 'outpost syndrome' by commissioning international artists to focus on local histories.
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