This week’s arts news and trending topics

What's in the headlines and what people are talking about in the arts this week.
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What caught our readers’ attention this past week? It was disturbing sector news about the nation’s tertiary circus school that claimed a huge amount of interest. But general advice about finding mentors or working autism or ADHD was also very popular. These were your most read stories:

Circus sector shocked as Swinburne freezes 2024 NICA intake
Swinburne’s decision to freeze the 2024 student intake for Australia’s only accredited Bachelor of Circus Arts course at NICA has the sector deeply alarmed.

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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