25 May 2018
Choreographer and dancer Stephanie Lake is director of her own contemporary dance company, the Stephanie Lake Company, and creates works for other major companies here in Australia and overseas.
15 February 2018
Dancer Matt Shilcock is currently undertaking an Australia Council residency in HIAP, Helsinki. We caught up with him on his way to Finland to ask about his practice and how it might evolve during his time at HIAP.
03 November 2017
Fayen is an artist and writer based in rural Victoria. Her practice explores drafting, editing and translation of texts and paintings as interdependent methods for critical, imaginative and poetic enquiry. She is also the founder of 3-ply, which investigates artist-led publishing as an experimental, conceptual and strategic device to expand or disrupt the production, transmission or archiving of knowledge.
24 October 2017
The Edge Ensemble is the core performing company for Western Edge Youth Arts (WEYA). They received $45,000 through the ‘Arts Project for Organisations’ category for the development, presentation and touring of Caliban, a new work by this ensemble of artists from Samoan, Vietnamese, Maori, Ghanaian, Croatian and Sudanese backgrounds.
13 October 2017
Author Sanaz Fotouhi is the general manager at Asia Pacific Writers & Translators Inc. (APWT), an association for writers, literary translators, publishers, and others interested in promoting writing from the Asia Pacific region. The organisation supports writers’ careers, assisting with skills development and the international promotion of members' creative work.
07 September 2017
Maria Zajkowski is a poet and lyricist. Her first collection of poetry, The Ascendant, was published by Puncher & Wattmann in 2015, and won both the 2011 and 2012 Josephine Ulrick Poetry Prizes. Poems from The Ascendant feature on the album Render by US ensemble Roomful of Teeth.
04 September 2017
DirtyFeet, a not-for-profit dance organisation, believe in the positive impact dance has on people's lives. We asked Megan Exton from DirtyFeet about The Right Foot, a series of free contemporary dance workshops for young people with and without disability.
04 August 2017
Antony Hamilton’s work Meeting was recently nominated for two 2017 Bessie Awards for Outstanding Production and Outstanding Music Composition/Sound Design. The work pairs his own choreography with dancer and choreographer Alisdair Macindoe’s machine-making practice.
28 July 2017
Lucy Guerin Inc. is one of Australia’s most respected contemporary dance companies. Founded by Lucy Guerin in 2002, the company presents an annual program of work in Melbourne, including Pieces for Small Spaces, a curated program of new dance works by emerging choreographers, and First Run, an opportunity for artists to share their current practice through studio showings of first-draft works.
18 July 2017
Composer Natalie Dietz discovered that the grant writing process itself helped to articulate her vision, which led to a unique opportunity for artistic growth. Image: Natalie with American composer Paul Williams, receiving the ASCAP Herb Alpert National Young Jazz Composer’s Award.