Shoalhaven Tourism has launched eight arts & cultural trails throughout the stunning coastal region, with each unique trail highlighting the charm of the South Coast.
“We are so lucky to have such a vibrant arts and culture scene in the Shoalhaven, with many talented makers as well as great places to see and engage with art. Art is an important part of any city and it reflects the diversity, creativity and history of this wonderful place we live in.” said Shoalhaven Mayor, Amanda Findley. Presented in a new 32-page Art and Culture Guide, the eight trails showcase a diverse range of the top 80 fun things to do across the region in the following categories: Shoalhaven Art and Culture Guide
Launching this month, Reframed will see the transformation of train station restrooms into pop-up digital art exhibits across the Sydney metropolitant rail network.
The creative genius behind the installations, outdoor media company, Smartbox introduce the work of up and coming artists. Reframed will feature the work of Brisbane based photographer and stylist, Evelina Fiestisova.
“For our next round of exciting exhibitions, it’s all about power, power, power… and we’ve got a massive line-up of exhibitions from renowned artists to match!” said Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre Director, Craig Donarski with the upcoming unveiling of three exhibitions from renowned contemporary artists.
Starstuck tells the story of Australian cinema through the faces of its film actors – both famous and forgotten – from the early 20th century through to today and will be complemented by a program of events, including behind-the-scenes tours, industry insights, films and art making.
Made possible through an unprecedented partnership between the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) and National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) in Canberra, the touring exhibition will bring Australia’s filmmaking history to life.
“While all eyes are on the moving image that emerges from a film set, stills photographers create a range of both formal and candid shots, capturing both the actors at work and the characters they are playing.” says Jennifer Coombes, NFSA curator.
To mark their 13 year relationship with Sydney Mardi Gras, ANZ commissioned research on inclusion across Australia.
Despite the fabulousness oozing through the city at the moment, about half a million (1 in 4) in the LGBTIQ+ community are said to still not be comfortable being their true selves and discussing their sexuality and gender identity with their loved ones or friends. In a sense, the measurable success post equality was of course the ‘permission’ or ‘validation’ to marry, but for too long, many charities, support programs, learning resources relied so heavily on mythical estimations to justify funding tenders. With the inclusion into the recent ABS census, we now have a definitive number and data on same-sex married couples. More and more, as it moves into the ‘you’re ok’ and ‘not so controversial’ pile, the scope of research widens and becomes more sophisticated to better quantify issues, information and needs that were impossible 13 years ago.
Although women account for half of the world’s population (and therefore half of the world’s intelligence, sensitivity and inspiration… ), they are still substantially under-represented on the global Art Market. Looking back, women did not become a regular part of art history’s narrative until the end of the 19th century. However, today’s secondary art market is still largely dominated by men.
Artprice released a list of the top 20 female artists, so what better excuse is needed to explore a virtual exhibit of art from the Top 5.