Custodianship is a responsibility. A responsibility to care for Country and to honour our cultural knowledge, systems and traditions. It is understanding diversity between nations. We have an obligation to care for Country, as we are Country and Country is us.
Graduated from Ceramic Studio, Fine Arts Study Program in The Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) in 2002, Keni received The Ganesha Prize Award from the institution as the Student of Excellence in 2002 and for that was given a grant to do a short program in The Netherlands.
Australian music exports are increasing and delivering substantial economic and cultural benefits to the nation. The growing international activity and success of Australian music artists has seen revenue from overseas royalties collected by APRA AMCOS double in the past five years.
Australia Council Arts Practice Director for Literature, Wenona Byrne has your summer reading list sorted. Books are portable; they can be read at the beach, on a blow-up flamingo in the pool or to your dog.
Red Room Poetry creates poetic projects and learning programs in collaboration with poets, schools and communities for positive social impact. Their mission is to make poetry accessible to all, especially those who face the greatest barriers to creative opportunities. Moving beyond words on a page, their work immerses young people and the public in poetry in interesting and surprising ways.
In November 2018, the Australia Council published new research showing the arts are increasingly on the itinerary for visitors to Australia. International Arts Tourism: Connecting cultures highlights the growing potential for the arts to drive and support tourism activity.