In a recent speech the Arts Minister noted the value of the arts sector to the Australian identity, economy and people, but failed to acknowledge the steady decline in available arts funding relative to population growth over the last decade, writes Leya Reid.
Didgeridoo virtuoso William Barton is one of the eight recipients, winning the Don Banks Music Award in recognition of his exceptional and sustained contribution to music in Australia.
The new festival, which replaces the long-running Melbourne Festival, will feature work by Patricia Piccinini, Deborah Cheetham, Matthias Schack-Arnott and more.
Musicians Simone Slattery and Gabriella Smart have created aural responses to the Clarice Beckett exhibition at the AGSA, leading to live performances and a recorded soundscape in the Gallery.
Having picked up a paintbrush as a creative outlet during the COVID lockdown, Tim Draxl starts the year with his first major solo art exhibition.
The new-look Limelight magazine includes major features written by Mahima Macchione, Jane Albert, Carole M. Cusack and Alex Ross.
Susan Philipsz’s mesmerising installation, showing at the NGV Triennial, uses a violinist on screen and a series of speakers to “visualise the sound”.
Dreambox Collective's Chloe Chung and Carlo Antonioli takes us behind the scenes of their new multimedia project that combines music, poetry and visual art.
Read our features on religion, music and immortality, a Brazilian opera festival where everything is free, adapting literature for the theatre, as well as an extract from Alex Ross’s new book Wagnerism.
The international communications agency is presenting a two-day conference at the AGNSW for people working in communications and fundraising in the performing and visual arts.
Research conducted over two years by the Australia Council for the Arts and the Sydney Opera House shows how creative approaches help students to thrive in uncertain times.
COVID has dashed our Season Preview Guide but 2021 launches are underway.
How Nicholas Harding started drawing actors from the wings.