ICYMI: the week’s arts news

We take a look at what was hitting the headlines this week across the arts, from festivals to funding, exhibitions to events.

Top Reviews for the week:

CELEBRATE DISABILITIES:  Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities, sanctioned by the United Nations since 1992, so we take a look at programming to celebrate artists across the sector:

ArtScreen 2021 (NSW) – World Premiere screening at the Museum of Contemporary Art showcasing four artworks by artists with disability or who are d/Deaf.  Artworks can be viewed with creative access, closed captioning, audio description and Auslan interpreting. Screening times at MCA: Thurs 2 Dec: 12.30pm – 2.30pm and Sat 4 Dec: 12.30pm – 2.30pm (followed by Q&A with the artists) Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina