Artistic and cultural showcase

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Here you will find a short showcase featuring some of the talented individuals and organisations that contribute to the arts in NSW.

We will regularly update this section; if you  would like to nominate a production, artist or organisation to be featured here, please use our contact form to submit this to Arts NSW.

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Billy McPherson and Googoorewon Knox in Black Drop Effect, Sydney Festival 2020. Photo by Christopher Woe.

Interview with director Felix Cross – Black Drop Effect

Produced by Bankstown Arts Centre, and directed by Felix Cross, Black Drop Effect is an immersive, multi-layered experience that draws[...]More

Billy McPherson and Googoorewon Knox in Black Drop Effect, Sydney Festival 2020. Photo by Christopher Woe.

Interview with Yuwaalaraay woman and writer of Black Drop Effect – Nardi Simpson

Ahead of its run at Sydney Festival, Nardi Simpson spoke with Create NSW about her new play, Black Drop Effect.[...]More

Encounter, Sydney Festival 2020. Photo by Heidrun Lohr.

ENCOUNTER is bringing a new experience to audiences in Western Sydney

FORM Dance Projects, Sydney Youth Orchestras and FLING Physical Theatre Australia have teamed up to create a new site-specific work[...]More

Aaron McGrath and Chenoa Deemal in Black Cockatoo, Sydney Festival 2020. Photo by Christian Trinder.

The untold story of the first Australian cricket team comes to life in Black Cockatoo

Black Cockatoo uncovers the story of 13 Aboriginal men from country Victoria, who in 1868 became the first Australian cricket[...]More

Karla Dickens

Artist Karla Dickens brings the secret history of Aboriginal circus performers to the Big Top

Create NSW’s 2018/19 Creative Koori – Arts & Cultural Projects fund, Karla Dickens is creating a new multidisciplinary touring exhibition,[...]More

Jeremy Hawkes at Berlin Art Institute (BAI). Berlin Artist Residency, Art School & Arts Incubator on 25 October, 2019. Photo courtesy the artist.

Create NSW Fellow Jeremy Hawkes brings his art practice to life during a residency in Berlin

As a recipient of Create NSW’s Creative Development Fellowship this year, Jeremy shared his experience with his recent residency and[...]More

Emily Crockford with Creative Hoarding COS. Photo by Katherine Griffiths care of Studio A.

In high demand, Emily Crockford is top of the pattern-based pops

Emily Crockford is a bright, punchy, pattern-based artist who undertakes large and physically demanding work. Create NSW spoke with Emily[...]More

Renowned choreographer Vicki Van Hout’s brilliant new solo performance ‘plenty serious TALK TALK’ is set to dazzle audiences

Vicki Van Hout’s writing and performance examines the elements of Indigenous art-making that is often behind-the-scenes. Ahead of the 2019[...]More

Artist Thom Roberts and writer/director Georgia Quinn in front of Thom’s work for The National, Carriageworks on the last day of filming.

Georgia Quinn’s ‘Studio A Documentary’ series bites in all the right places

Studio A Documentary series explores the artistic practice and lives of six artists who see and communicate with the world[...]More

Borrowed Landscape (2019) Jamie North. Image courtesy of Transport for NSW.

Jamie North unveils his latest public artwork

Borrowed Landscape – North’s new artwork for the Newcastle Light Rail public art project (a partnership between Create NSW and Transport[...]More

Dr Naomi Malone. Photo by Sue Wright.

Dr Naomi Malone is uncovering the history around deafness in NSW

Awarded a Create NSW 2018-19 History Fellowship, while completing a Create NSW Createability Internship, Naomi’s year will be busy. Congratulations[...]More

Venice Biennale Emerging Arts Professional - Imogen Dixon-Smith. Photo by Emily Phipps.

Imogen Dixon-Smith is curating goals on her way to the Venice Biennale

Up and coming curator Imogen Dixon-Smith will be one for four Emerging Arts Professionals attending the Venice Biennale this year[...]More

Urban Theatre Projects BLAK BOX external at dusk. Photo by Barton Taylor.

Architect-designed space for conscious deep listening will immerse Sydney Festival visitors in the identity and spirit of place

 Through a program of spoken word, music and field recordings, BLAK BOX curator Daniel Browning provides audiences with a sound[...]More

Counting and Cracking poster from Sydney Festival. Photo by Daniel Boud and Malith Hegoda.

Belvoir and Co-Curious breathe new life into Sydney Town Hall with S. Shakthidharan’s play Counting and Cracking this January

With his new play Counting and Cracking, arts practitioner, Founder of CuriousWorks and Artistic Director of Co-Curious, S. Shakthidharan has[...]More

Wesley Enoch at Sydney Festival 2018. Photo by Prudence Upton.

“Storytelling that shakes us keeps Sydney Festival moving in sync with the times.” – Sydney Festival Artistic Director Wesley Enoch

Wesley Enoch is never about just ticking boxes, but with Sydney Festival he definitely keeps hitting the highs and offering[...]More