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Funding news, festival updates, opportunities for independent artists, and a whip-around of program and exhibition announcements from around the nation.
Big opportunities to support the music industry, plus a bumper week for writing prizes and an Australian artist flying the flag in Sarajevo.
Valerie Parv published more than 70 novels and sold more than 34 million books, but because she wrote romances few Australian readers are familiar with her name, writes Jodi McAlister.
The 2021 Nature Writing Prize promotes and celebrates the art of writing about the environment in Australia, as well as the nature of the country itself.
Bluesfest recognised by international award, top art school announced, $80,000 commission for mid-career visual artists, COVID mentorships, Monte Miller Awards announced, plus more awards news and opportunities.
Legs on the Wall collaborate with Willoughby Symphony, street theatre for Melbourne, record auction results for Australian artists, Olga Cironis survey exhibition for Perth, plus more arts news.
Described as a ‘gripping’ and ‘gothic’ novel, Evie Wyld’s The Bass Rock has taken out the prize for Australian women’s writing worth $50,000.
Melbourne Comedy Festival Awards, Readings Children's Book Prize, ABIA shortlist, Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards, Australian Piano Award shortlist, and more awards + opportunities.
National Indigenous Art Fair returns, eco-practice forum for artists, Youth architecture and design festival, children's gallery for Tassie, Ghost Stories coming to Melbourne, plus more arts news, events and festivals.
Richard Bell survey exhibition announced, Guitar Fest tribute to Rolling Stones, Brisbane Writers Fest program, Khadim Ali survey, killing kylie jenner, plus more news and events.
After hosting over 163 speakers and creating space for feminist writers and thinkers, the Feminist Writers Festival will close its doors due to funding constraints.
Kids Van Gogh challenge, Stella Prize shortlist, Midsumma Festival program, Adelaide Fringe outcomes, National Archives anniversary, YUCK Circus to tour WA, free outdoor concerts and more arts news.
Williams’ novel, based on the creation of the first Oxford English Dictionary, has been honoured as the overall winner at this year’s Indie Book Awards, with Craig Silvey and Julia Baird also celebrated.
MTC announces Act 2 of its program, symphony immersion for Stonnington, results for Adelaide Festival, new art acquisitions for MCA and Tate, Mona announces next exhibition, plus more arts news.
To be held in August every year, a new month-long national celebration of Australian poets has been created by Red Room Poetry.
Art Activism conference, Support for Tassie arts events, biggest LEGO show for kids, circus comes to QLD, a first look at Persian arts and culture, and love stories in our national capital, plus more arts news.
The host of ABC TV’s new weekly arts program promises to be much more than just a talking head.
For well over a century, feminists have been angered by women’s lack of equal rights, their treatment by governments and issues surrounding sex.
Varuna alumni Dr Jackie Bailey writes about the many ways she loves the Australia's much-loved writers retreat, which turns 30 this year.
It’s a brave new business world, but turning to novelists can help managers explore possible future scenarios.
Can we ever call a work finished? Leonardo Da Vinci said no; rather, we just abandon. We speak with artists who decide when an artwork is complete.
Annabel Brady Brown talks about the birth of a new venture that brings together a global community of film lovers and writers.
How have the arts lost their importance? Looking back over some of Currency House’s 62 previous Platform Papers, the outgoing publisher looks at how managers have replaced artists and how policy has tilted against the sector.
When Facebook pulled the plug on 'news' in Australia last week, Koraly Dimitriadis saw it as the end of a long game for the social media giant, which has long been destroying journalism in Australia.
This week, as part of our 20x20 series celebrating 20 years of ArtsHub, we revisit the state of art criticism, and ask have things worsened or is there hope yet for diverse Australian criticism?
The pandemic experience shows we can’t afford to ignore this problem any longer, argues multimedia producer Mary Tran. She offers ideas for change, in this piece supported by Diversity in Australian Media.
As media cycles and social media mix the messages of our times, David Pledger argues that artists have a unique responsibility to telling the hard truths with stories that require reflection and depth.
Make your vocation your vacation as the saying goes but today it means giving up holidays and every waking hour to write a novel. Paul Dalgarno looks at how he made time for writing his latest novel Poly.
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