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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.
Festivals play a vital role in commissioning and co-commissioning work from small to medium companies and independents. Without them, the arts ecology would suffer.
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.
As his fourth and final MIAF enters its last week, Holloway reflects on his time in Melbourne and what working in Australia has taught him.
While video games are often associated with frivolous entertainment, hospitals around the world have begun using them to help improve sick children's quality of life.
In his fifth and final festival, David Berthold looks back on how festival culture and Brisbane itself has changed during his tenure at one of Australia’s biggest festivals.
With Brisbane Festival all set to open, we pick through a program that’s chockfull of international premieres while still showcasing local talent.
Launceston’s annual arts festival is the perfect blend of community event and high culture. Here are our recommended highlights.
Film festivals are an endurance test but there are techniques to ensure you get the most out of the opportunity.
Members of the youth dance sector will be networking, training and performing at the Australian Youth Dance Festival in Melbourne over the coming week.
How can we carry the past into the future? Collaborations between Yirramboi Festival and Pulima Art Festival offer a fresh take on land, body and Indigenous life today.
Essentially a lobbying body, WA’s Chamber of Arts and Culture sits between and across government, business, philanthropy and arts organisations for effective policy change.
As her fourth and final festival nears its end, Wendy Martin reflects frankly on her triumphs and challenges in the role.
Pairing with local businesses with an established customer base can help transform unengaged audiences into cabaret fans.
In the wake of January’s devastating bushfires, Ten Days on the Island offers Tasmanians a chance to come together and celebrate our shared humanity.
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