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ACO mentorship program goes virtual, designs for new Ring Cycle production revealed, First Nations poetry residency, exhibitions that explore music and design, and more arts news and opportunities.
A new anthology slated to be published by Fremantle Press in 2021, is looking for submissions. ArtsHub spoke with its editor Rafeif Ismail on ways writers of colour can contribute.
Originally appointed as the Centre’s inaugural CEO before personal reasons forced her to reject the job offer, Llewellyn will take up her new role on 15 July.
With over 68,000 users daily, accessing more than 6.5 billion digitised records, Trove was ready for a clean-up, and has set its sights on future researchers and greater accessibility free for all.
Two emerging book critics chosen by The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age as part of an arts criticism initiative have stepped down from their appointments.
Refugee poets and spoken word artists share their work online, confronting issues of racism, injustice, colonialism, blackness, and empowerment in line with a broader global conversation, but making the point Refugee Week is every week.
Reopening news, opportunities for artists, a major gift of paintings to AGSA, ACOs Tognetti celebrates 30th anniversary, introducing The Reservoir Room, and more arts news.
The Emerging Writers’ Festival is bringing its complete program online. ArtsHub spoke with EWF’s Artistic Director Ruby-Rose Pivet-Marsh about some of her program highlights.
Ever got a bad review or unhelpful feedback? In the latest episode of our podcast we speak with artists, writers and critics about the current state of art criticism.
Arts Minister Fletcher gives national collecting institutions the green light to reopen and signals a chain reaction as orgs set dates to open their doors as early as next week.
In a first, a children’s picture book has taken out Book of the Year at the 2020 Australian Book Industry Awards.
Free opera, healing gardens for Heide, more cash on the table for artists, plus a new lease for Theatre Royal - this is the week's top arts news.
Olivia Wolfe is as tough and as resourceful as anyone who has inhabited the fictional world of crime.
From navigating Cook to virtual talent competition, to new state funding announcements and opportunities for artists - we take a look at this week's arts news.
ArtsHub is launching a new mental health series of the sector with the support of the Judith Neilson Institute.
Create NSW has announced $6.34 million in support of the NSW small-medium arts and screen sector, with accommodation assistance, funds for new initiatives, quick response grants and fellowships.
According to a Deakin study, almost a third of rainbow families struggle to find representation in LGBTQI+ children’s books. Booksellers say the lack of Australian representation in queer children's titles is also a problem.
As he leaves The Australian, Ashleigh Wilson wraps up two decades with the paper, half of which was spent shaping its arts coverage. How has he seen The Australian and arts criticism change in that time?
ArtsHub spoke with 2020 Miles Franklin shortlisted author Peggy Frew about her latest novel 'Islands', and how feeling like an outsider as a child propelled her to write.
New data shows that Australian and New Zealand readers are borrowing more books from local authors. The Australian Library and Information Association explain how collaboration has paid off.
A new anthology written by First Nations and POC writers speculates on our nation’s future. ArtsHub spoke with featured author Claire G. Coleman and poet Omar Sakr on their contributions, and the current protests occurring.
How sticky is your new digital COVID programming, and will it make that secondary pivot back into your core programming post pandemic.
Reading for pleasure has been re-discovered by many during lockdown and children’s author Jane Godwin believes we should find ways to keep the habit to build a sense of empathy and hope in children.
How can art maintain its value as it becomes increasingly commodified? Frances An explores why public funding is still essential.
Acclaimed critic and journalist Richard Cooke explores writer Robyn Davidson's remarkable life, and her presence in Australian literature.
How Donna Ward re-discovered the secret of all things from unexpected friends.
The small magazines and literary journals often give many new writers from diverse backgrounds their first publication and create a 'vital discourse' that larger media outlets ignore.
While writing her book She I Dare Not Name: A Spinsters Meditation on Life, Donna Ward thought a lot about living alone. Here she shares five tips for artists living alone in the time of Covid-19.
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