Artists as imagineers
In Australia and across the globe, COVID-19 has brought theatres, galleries, music venues, performers, and television and movie productions to the brink. And with the pandemic showing no signs of going away, there are fears that some parts of the arts industry may never recover.
Finding a poetic path
It was on the shelves of the humble Forbes Public Library in western New South Wales that Sarah-Jane Burton made a discovery that would shape the course of her professional life.
When I was first invited to write a piece for UOW Outlook Magazine about creativity during COVID-19, I felt optimistic and jumped at the opportunity. I sat down the next week with a note pad and jostled with a wave of stopping, starting and staring at blank pages and unfinished lines.
Marching to a different beat
The music industry has been one of the hardest hit by the global Coronavirus pandemic, forcing artists and festival organisers to rethink the way they present their concerts and events.
The Australian bushfire crisis
When we think of summer time, we think of barbeques, late afternoon swims at the beach, and enjoying time with friends and family. It’s been a summer like no other. The ABC reported that more than 12.6 million acres across Australia were burned, 434 million tonnes of CO2 was emitted, half the population was affected by smoke and an estimated one billion animals were killed.
Art for all
Aaron Seeto is the Director of the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara (Museum MACAN), the first museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art in Indonesia. He spoke to Leanne Newsham about his passion for making art and art education more accessible to the public.