Artistic and cultural showcase

Full cast of Sunshine Super Girl: Photo by Jacqui Manning.

Director Andrea James challenges audiences to consider Australia’s future in Sunshine Super Girl

Sunshine Super Girl is a remarkable life story told with humour and humility by creator and director Andrea James, that[...]More

Sydney Festival Director Wesley Enoch. Courtesy Sydney Festival.

Sydney Festival Director Wesley Enoch kicks off 2021 with a Festival that proudly celebrates Australian-made goodness

In his fifth and final year as Sydney Festival Director we spoke to Wesley Enoch about his 2021 program, which[...]More

Kate Gaul. Photographer Alex Vaughan.

Director Kate Gaul gets audience onboard with Siren Theatre Co’s H.M.S Pinafore

Siren Theatre Co’s H.M.S Pinafore, a new Australian take on the classic Gilbert and Sullivan musical, returns to Sydney this[...]More

Kristel Saxon, Great Grandfather's Dog, 2020. 31cm x 41cm, acrylic paint.

Holly by Kristel Saxon

Past/Present Pets is a collaborative project with Red Room and Studio A honouring the life force of animals through a[...]More

Love owls and mermaids singing in the rainbow pop. Photo by Diana Panuccio/Art Gallery of NSW.

Little One by Mathew Calandra

Across two weeks in October, Mathew Calandra, Emily Crockford, Annette Galstaun, Lauren Kerjan, Jaycee Kim, Catherine McGuiness, and Meagan Pelham[...]More

Morwenna Collett. Photo by Will Taylor.

Musician and arts consultant Morwenna Collett has a passion for increasing accessibility within the music industry

Morwenna is a musician and arts consultant with a disability, specialising in diversity, access and inclusion. Having previously held leadership[...]More

Digby Webster in front of his and Neil Tomkins’ Ernest brothers, Archibald Prize 2020 finalist painting, installation view, Art Gallery of NSW. Photo by David Webster.

“I love to know my images are sent out into the world” – Digby Webster

Ambassador, advocate and artist Digby Webster has been exceptionally busy. Following his residency at Bundanon in 2014, he’s received numerous[...]More

Dr Paul Leventhal. Image by Tim Waugh, The Dedes Waterfront Group.

Dr Paul Leventhal shares his love of classical guitar

Dr Paul Leventhal recently finished a classical guitar mentorship, examining supporting therapy for people living with dementia in aged care[...]More

Shivanjani Lal's Studio. Photo by Jacquie Manning, courtesy Parramatta Artists' Studios.

Talking fellowships and practice with 2019 Create NSW and Visual Arts Emerging Fellow Shivanjani Lal

On the eve of this year’s announcement of the 2020 Fellow at Artspace, hear from the 2019 Create NSW and[...]More

Image: Fausto Brusamolino with Michaela Gleave. Credit: Christopher Snee, AGNSW

Michaela Gleave’s messages of hope and love to fill Sydney’s sky

Message of hope, messages of love is a new major public artwork by artists Michaela Gleave, which will be projected[...]More

Wart at the opening of The Abyss at Griffith University Art Museum 2019 in front of her work Bathtub Babes. Curated by Naomi Evans. Photo by Amelia Donald.

With character and mischief, Wart’s art pushes boundaries and ideas on mental health

Drawing on her own experiences and insights as a visual artist and performer, Wart explores ideas and perceptions around mental[...]More

Alison Whittaker. Photo by Jonno Revanche.

Gomeroi poet Alison Whittaker gives a voice to Australia’s talented First Nations’ writers in her powerful Sydney Writers’ Festival Opening Address

Gomeroi poet, essayist and legal scholar, Alison Whittaker, takes us through the work of First Nations’ writers who would have[...]More

Intan Paramaditha. Courtesy SWF.

Boundaries and borders are reimagined with Intan Paramaditha’s genre-bending novel The Wandering

Writer, academic and winner of the PEN Translates Award, Intan Paramaditha’s novel The Wandering challenges the dominant narratives of women[...]More

Sophie Hardcastle. Photo by Charlie Ford.

Australia’s newest literary sensation, Sophie Hardcastle, charts a new course with Below Deck

Poetically confronting, Below Deck, explores themes including consent, trauma and the sea, allowing readers to see how easily bodies –[...]More

Sydney Writers' Festival Artistic Director Michaela McGuire. Courtesy Michaela McGuire.

Against the odds Sydney Writers’ Festival Artistic Director Michaela McGuire reimagines Sydney Writers’ Festival 2020 program in a series of powerful podcasts

As one of the world’s leading and most beloved literary institutions, Sydney Writers’ Festival devastatingly launched the day that the[...]More

Artistic Director of the Biennale of Sydney, Brook Andrew. Photo by Zan Wimberley.

Brook Andrew taking Sydney to the edge with NIRIN

Artistic Director of the Biennale of Sydney, Brook Andrew, is set to challenge and change the cultural landscape of Australia.[...]More