Artist Stories

Jodie Kinnersley in Shang Hai

Arts Without Borders: Jodie Kinnersley in Shang Hai

05 June 2017

ARTS WITHOUT BORDERS: Jodie Kinnersley in Shang Hai General Manger of Snuff Puppets, Jodie Kinnersley anticipates her six-week placement at the Shang Hai Dramatic Arts Centre

Focus on Arts and Disability: Audio describing for the arts sector

Focus on Arts and Disability: Audio describing for the arts sector

01 March 2017

Thinking of providing audio description at events run in and by your organisation? Access2Arts can help. Council staff started by describing in-house events. Performance artist Rodney Bell at Arts Activated 2016. Credit: Gisella Vollmer

Focus on Arts and Disability: creative approaches to access

Focus on Arts and Disability: creative approaches to access

28 February 2017

Increasingly, arts organisations are starting to think more creatively about improving accessibility. We caught up with Performance Space – an experimental arts organisation with a commitment to diversity – to find out about their own evolving approach to access.

Focus on Arts and Disability: In-house audio describing

Focus on Arts and Disability: In-house audio describing

21 February 2017

Thinking of providing audio description at events run in and by your organisation? Access2Arts can help. Council staff started by describing in-house events.

Michael Buckley: inspired by street art and disability

Michael Buckley: inspired by street art and disability

13 February 2017

Michael Buckley’s work is influenced by his experience of brain dysfunction. ‘I am working with the idea that ‘my brain is now not me,’ he says.

Focus on Arts and Disability: Embedding a culture of Audio Description

Focus on Arts and Disability: Embedding a culture of Audio Description

02 February 2017

Thinking of providing audio description at events run in and by your organisation? Access2Arts can help. As part of our ongoing commitment to becoming a disability competent and confident organisation, we engaged them to provide audio description training and advice.

Imagined Touch: World Premiere features Deafblind Performers

Imagined Touch: World Premiere features Deafblind Performers

08 September 2016

Jodee Mundy is committed to making work that enriches people’s lives through inclusivity. Specifically, she is known for making performance projects by, with and for people who experience isolation as a result of disability.

On Residency in Paris

On Residency in Paris

12 February 2016

Sophie Masson’s Feathers of the Firebird blog has featured interviews of past residents of The Keesing Studio at the Cité Internationale des Arts.

Courtney Barnett at South by South West , Credit: Pooneh Ghana

Courtney Barnett: a year of success

12 January 2016

Melbourne singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett has gone from success to success this year, taking out Best Female Artist and Best Breakthrough Artist at this year's ARIA awards, and receiving a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist.

Fiona Hall in her exhibition Wrong Way Time, credit: Angus Mordant.

Success at the Venice Biennale in 2015

09 December 2015

The Venice Biennale highlights a year of success for Australian visual arts on the international stage. From showcasing one of Australia’s finest contemporary artists in Fiona Hall, to the realisation of a major architecture project in the new Australian Pavilion.

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