Critical

October 7, 2019

Extinction Rebellion: how to craft a protest brand

“Visual arts and performance have always been central to protest and resistance movements in Australia. Posters, street theatre, music and symbolic actions are part of the vocabulary of calls for social and political change. “ Tags:…
October 6, 2019

Justseeds | Networks of Resistance

Resistance to the political climate of today necessitates collaboration, movement building, and organizing. Artists are a key part of this struggle. Their work is found in the community—on the streets, in demonstrations, and in the day-to-day…
August 19, 2019

The Wire

A report from Diversity Arts Australia has revealed a surprising trend in cultural representation in Australian visual and performing art. The organisation hopes the new report will inspire change long called for by diversity activists.” Tags:…
August 16, 2019

Who’s who on the NSW Government’s funding boards

“Sydney Festival artistic director Wesley Enoch, millionaire philanthropist Simon Mordant, books presenter Jennifer Byrne and former ballerina Lucinda Dunn are among a who’s who of leading arts professionals who will be given a say in the…
August 15, 2019

Arts sector pays lip service to cultural diversity

“More than half of the nation’s museums, music and opera companies, screen and theatre companies have no people of diverse cultural or linguistic heritage among their board members, award panels and executives.” Tags: dripfeed_critical_policy
August 1, 2019

Terrified man still trapped in friend’s …

“NEW YORK – 50 year old mechanic Paul Jenson is currently in a state of panic after spending the last four hours unsuccessfully trying to leave critically-acclaimed “Into Our Collective Darkness,” a new 75-actor immersive theatre…
June 11, 2019

Budget 2019: Arts and culture | RNZ

“The arts, culture and heritage sector will receive an extra $87.490 million across the next four years, it was announced today in the government’s 2019 “Wellbeing” budget.” Tags: dripfeed_critical_economies