15 March 2019
Josh is a producer and writer working in contemporary performance as a queer person of colour. He develops new work while prioritising diversity and accessibility across art forms.
14 March 2019
This initiative is made possible thanks to the generous donation from Paul and Samantha, and Anthony and Clare Cross. The Cross Family Fellowship offers participants in the Venice Biennale 2019 Professional Development Program.
01 February 2019
Small Island Big Song is a multi-faceted project, collaborating with Indigenous artists sharing Austronesian heritage across the Indian and Pacific oceans. The project is presented as a music album, concert, art installation and website. The Australia Council supported the project with funding during the recording/filming process for work with Australian Torres Strait Islanders on Thursday Island, as well as with Indigenous artists in Papua New Guinea. A grant was also received to support a concert tour of Europe, to coincide with the European release of the CD.
07 January 2019
An impressive team of emerging arts professionals, exhibition team leaders and volunteers will support Australia’s exhibition in Venice, as part of the Australia Council’s Venice Biennale Professional Development Program.
02 January 2019
Australia Council for the Arts will present ASSEMBLY Angelica Mesiti’s Exhibition for the Australian Pavilion at the 2019 Biennale di Venezia December 11, 2018, Sydney Australia —The Australia Council for the Arts today announced Angelica Mesiti’s exhibition for the Australian Pavilion at the 58th Biennale di Venezia will be a multi-screen installation titled ASSEMBLY.
31 December 2018
Through the Major Festivals Initiative, Backbone by Gravity & Other Myths was co-commissioned by the Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne Festivals. Created in 2017,
29 December 2018
Julia Hales is a performance artist living in Perth who has always had a keen interest in storytelling. Credit: Toni Wilkinson/Perth Festival.
27 December 2018
Australian artists working across borders nationally and internationally captivate audiences and grow the profile and impact of Australian arts.
26 December 2018
Graham Akhurst is on a path of self- leadership, empowered by the transformational skills and techniques learnt through the Australia Council’s Leadership program. Brisbane born Graham is now on his way to Manhattan New York, to share the stories of his people through his literary craft.
26 December 2018
Badu Gili – meaning ‘water light’ explores ancient First Nations stories in a spectacular seven-minute projection, illuminating the Opera House’s eastern Bennelong sail daily at 7pm and at sunset year-round. Badu Gili is delivered as part of a three year partnership between the Council and the Sydney Opera House.