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First Nations artists on adapting traditions for a contemporary world

Five First Nations artists from Queensland discuss what it means to work on Country and how their practices strengthen Cultural…

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How art helps us develop healthier minds

From connecting us with our emotions to museotherapy: art's positive impacts are many and varied.

A woman sits with her back to us, an ornate dress spread out on the floor around her; we can see her face reflected in a large mirror sitting opposite her.

Three state operas unite for feminist La Traviata

Director Sarah Giles and Opera Queensland’s Patrick Nolan discuss the themes of their new opera and explain why it is…

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Why new National Cultural Policy needs input from all Australians

It’s time to raise our voices as we move closer to a new National Cultural Policy.


Gaze and gesture: the power of moving portraits

An Adelaide-exclusive exhibition of Robert Wilson’s video portraits explores the movement that lies in stillness.


Does changing the score change a film? Hear My Eyes with Haydn Green

Whether it's a cerebral thriller or a sensory drama, Hear My Eyes is determined to change the film-going experience to…

Colourful lanterns in the sahpes of cars and birds are carried through Bathurst's streets at night.

New art project celebrates Bathurst's many identities

The conflicting identities of Bathurst’s Wahluu/Mt Panorama are brought together through art, writes Suzie Gibson.

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Internships: valuable work experience or glorified volunteering? 

Before you go chasing an internship hoping for on-the-job training, there are many factors to consider.

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The work will outlast the life: Gwen Harwood as feminist icon

Gwen Harwood may be one of Australia’s most celebrated 20th century poets but has often not been seen for the…

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The case for artists in hospital settings since COVID

COVID has pushed the health and arts sectors to new extremes. Could this be the moment they work closer together…

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