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2024 Accelerando cohort, from L to R, Top to Bottom: Claire Darrigan, Kat Dunshea, Georgia Sustenance, Thomas Dower, Bodhi Trebilcock Taylor, Gus Crannaford, Raiyan Galvin and Courtney McMullan. Photo: Cameron Jamieson. Portrait photos of the eight Accelerando participants.
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Opportunities and awards

Professional development for musicians, writers and creative leaders, plus grants supporting mental health at Fringe and finalists of Asia Pacific…

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Book review: One Another, Gail Jones

Gail Jones' latest novel shines a light darkly through the life of Joseph Conrad.

Reading. On the left is an headshot of a smiling middle-aged woman with a white collared jumper and a white/blonde bob with a fringe. On the right is a book cover with the title Angle of Fire, and an illustration of a person in a hospital bed with a plaster cast on their leg and a breathing mask. Another person is falling/flying downwards in pyjamas. And a third can be seen from behind sitting in a seat at the bottom of the frame.
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Why reading can help kids impacted by COVID-era school closures

Teaching children resilience through books.

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Tips from peers: how to have a more sustainable practice

From easing up on the travel to rethinking how we reuse things, creatives offer tips for a more sustainable way…

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Co-authoring: twice as fun or double the trouble?

What are some of the issues and complexities about writing a book with another author or even several authors?

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This week's arts news and trending topics

We break it – you read it. This week's top arts news stories.

Future of Arts, Culture & Technology Symposium 2024 at ACMI, ‘Presenting the new canon in 2050’ panel. Photo: Gianna Rizzo. People sitting in a dark cinema with four people sitting on stage below a large screen showing a digital work (still). The work features a human figure moving their upper body with arms outstretched.
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Predictions for the arts canon in 2050

The future ultimately hinges on what gets preserved now, where tech hardware, copyright and data protection run alongside ethical considerations.

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Book review: The Star on the Grave, Linda Margolin Royal

A novel inspired by the 'Japanese Schindler' and the author's personal ties to his wartime actions.

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Book review: Television, Kate Middleton

An ode to the ways in which television nurtures our self-understanding.

Powerhouse Residency open for applications. L-R: Stefania Gertis, Jenny Kee, Iordanes Spyridon Gogos. Photo: Zan Wimberley. Three peopel wearing colourful sculptural garments standing in a studio space with white walls. The garments have dreamy tones of pink, purple and bnlue, with sculptural bits poking out like patterned paper cuts.
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Opportunities and awards

New funding for music, circus, regional arts and more, plus winners at the PDAs and AWGIEs.

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