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Art and technology combine with new funding

Six artists are set to launch their new modern art tech projects as they share in $120,000 from Create NSW to develop Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (AR) immersive experiences. […]More

Published: 17 May 2019



Make Music Day 2019

Opportunity to perform on moving trains and stations – registration of interest

Seeking musicians, singers, bands, symphonies, schools and choirs to activate dynamic Transport spaces on Make Music Day 21 June 2019. Performers of all genres and styles, from all backgrounds, enthusiasts […]More

Published: 14 May 2019



Maria Tran. Photo by Nancy Trieu.

Maria Tran is martialling the creative powers of culturally-diverse women in the arts & screen industries

A Create NSW 2018 Western Sydney Arts Fellowship has led martial artist, actress and film-maker Maria Tran overseas to collaborate with and learn from screen-based stunt and action industry leaders […]More

Published: 9 May 2019



British Council opens INTERSECT applications

INTERSECT is a British Council and Diversity Arts Australia led knowledge exchange. The programme aims to strengthen international connections between those who are changing whose work is seen, what is […]More

Published: 29 April 2019



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 for NSW) draws on his family lineage, heritage materials and […]More

Published: 24 April 2019



National Art School in the evening, 2018. Image Peter Morgan.

EOI call out to join National Art School Board

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are currently invited from people interested in being considered for appointment as a director of the National Art School board Following the EOI process, up to […]More

Published: 16 April 2019



Major Marvel feature set to film in Sydney

The filming of a major new Marvel Studios movie will take place in NSW later this year thanks to a $24 million injection from the Federal Government. It is an […]More

Published: 5 April 2019



Director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales (1978-2011) Edmund Capon AM, OBE, is pictured with a calligraphy painting from his own collection in 1999. Photo: AGNSW, Jenni Carter

Vale Edmund Capon AM OBE

It is with great sadness that Create NSW acknowledges the passing of Edmund Capon AM OBE, director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales from 1978 to 2011. Edmund […]More

Published: 18 March 2019



Leeton Roxy Community Theatre. Photo courtesy of Leeton Shire Council.

Regional Cultural Fund delivers millions to fuel a further 56 cultural infrastructure projects

Arts and cultural infrastructure projects in towns and cities across regional NSW will benefit from a share in $47 million available through round two of the State’s Regional Cultural Fund. […]More

Published: 28 February 2019



State Records Act review – preserving our past for posterity

Create NSW with the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation is reviewing the State Records Act 1998 to ensure it continues to support government and satisfy the needs of the […]More

Published: 28 February 2019



Grandma’s Ghost creative team at Paper Moose Studios. L-R: Mike Funnell, Steve Anthopoulos, Maren Smith, Nick Hunter.

Diverse NSW storytelling boosted through $445k investment with ABC

Create NSW has today announced the screen practitioners sharing a near half million-dollar investment to develop and produce a range of diverse screen stories in partnership with the ABC. Across […]More

Published: 28 February 2019



Dr Jesse Blackadder and Jane Allen at Mawson Station, Antarctica.

Antarctic adventure provides Allen and Blackadder with the A-Factor

A 2018 Antarctic Arts Fellowship left writers Jane Allen and Dr Jesse Blackadder out in the cold at Mawson research station, to collaboratively research, devise and write a compelling new […]More

Published: 28 February 2019



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 on receiving a Fellowship to research the history of deafness […]More

Published: 28 February 2019



Venice Biennale Emerging Arts Professional - Gina Mobayed.

No regrets for Gina Mobayed when it comes to attending the 2019 Venice Biennale

Goulburn Regional Art Gallery’s Director Gina Mobayed shares her passion for bringing parts of Venice Biennale’s exhibitions back to regional NSW. We spoke to Gina ahead of her placement as […]More

Published: 28 February 2019



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 in May. We spoke to Imogen about being selected to […]More

Published: 28 February 2019



NSW Caretaker period commences 1 March 2019

The Caretaker period for the NSW Election commences on 1 March 2019. What is the Caretaker period? Successive State Governments over the years have accepted that special arrangements should be […]More

Published: 27 February 2019