This week’s arts news and trending topics

What's in the headlines and what people are talking about in the arts this week.

The headlines and compelling arts news that caught our readers’ attention this week were varied, with a focus this week on protest and pushback with controversies about both Palestinian and Ukrainian writers in Adelaide, Roald Dahl’s books called into question, and an ACMI recent forum looking at capitalism. This is what was top of your reading list:

To update or not to update, that is the question
If Roald Dahl books are being altered to suit current sensibilities, what could that mean for today’s writers in the future?

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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