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Djiyagan Dhanbaan: Empowering women

Rhonda Radley is a Birrbay woman from Port Macquarie. She is passionate about her connection with the land and promotes reconciliation and cohesion by sharing her cultural knowledge through stories, […]More

Published: 3 July 2017



Cleverman: Ryan Griffen

There are a few reasons to celebrate this week. Cleverman has returned to our screens and it’s NAIDOC week. We caught up with Cleverman creator, Ryan Griffen to find out […]More

Published: 3 July 2017



Q&A with Peta-Joy Williams

Aboriginal artist Peta Joy Williams is a Wiradjuri woman, born in Sydney. PJ has been involved with the Arts since her young school years. After high school PJ then went […]More

Published: 3 July 2017



Create NSW opens call to regional NSW councils to stage Live and Local micro-music festivals

Local councils, businesses and musicians across regional NSW are being encouraged to work together as part of an initiative that will see local musicians showcased across free family-friendly Live and […]More

Published: 3 July 2017



Art in the Real World: From the Hospital Ward to the Tate

From their rural base in Narrandera NSW, the Australian arts organisation, the Cad Factory are delivering major outcomes overseas including a presentation at the National Gallery of Lithuania, a keynote presentation at […]More

Published: 26 June 2017



Entertainment for Fusion Multicultural Street Festival, Wagga. Photo Museum of the Riverina

Record funding boost for regional arts and culture

Through the new Regional Cultural Fund the NSW Government is investing $100 million into regional towns and cities to develop new and existing arts and culture projects. Deputy Premier and […]More

Published: 15 June 2017



Create NSW seeks emerging creatives for TALENT CAMP

Create NSW is calling on emerging content creators and storytellers from diverse backgrounds across the state to apply for up to 15 places at the NSW State TALENT CAMP, a […]More

Published: 8 June 2017



Fame and Fortune: Abdul Abdullah

How do you maintain your practice and pay the bills? How do you achieve a balance between creating artwork and your other jobs? As part of Vivid Ideas we are […]More

Published: 31 May 2017



Shapeshifter – Ali Kadhim

Ahead of our Shapeshifter event at Vivid Ideas we spoke with local shapeshifter and panellist Ali Kadhim. Registrations are open for the Create NSW Shapeshifter event on 30 May. Where: […]More

Published: 30 May 2017



2015 NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging) Recipient, Heath Franco, THE RAINBOW LANDS, 2015, installation view, Artspace, Sydney. Photo: Zan Wimberley

Q&A with Western Sydney video artist Heath Franco

Western Sydney video artist, Heath Franco was awarded the 2015 NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship. We spoke to Heath about his Fellowship experience and how this opportunity impacted his professional development and […]More

Published: 22 May 2017



Create NSW calls on local talent to apply for Young Regional Artist Scholarship funding

Create NSW is calling on young artists aged 18-25 across the state to apply for one of 25 Young Regional Artist Scholarships for 2017. Each Scholarship will offer NSW-based artists […]More

Published: 10 May 2017



Q&A with NSW dance practitioner Jo Clancy

Independent dance artist, Jo Clancy received funding through the Artist Support category to undertake a secondment with youth dance company YDance in Scotland. We sit down with Jo following her […]More

Published: 5 May 2017



Anna Serner: delivering a 50/50 gender mandate to the Swedish productions and what Australia can do better

Keynote Address presented by the Ethics Centre and For Film’s Sake Film Festival As CEO of the Swedish Film Institute, Anna Serner implemented the groundbreaking, controversial, and arguably well overdue […]More

Published: 12 April 2017



Salote Tawale talks performance, photomedia and funding

Create NSW spoke with Fijian-born artist Salote Tawale who was awarded the inaugural NSW Visual Artist Mid-career/Established Fellowship. Salote, whose work uses performance, photomedia, drawing and installation, was presented the […]More

Published: 12 April 2017



Walsh Bay Arts Precinct gets funding boost

Walsh Bay’s transformation into a world-class cultural arts precinct will be bigger and better than originally planned thanks to an additional $68 million in NSW Government funding. Minister for Arts […]More

Published: 5 April 2017



Arts and culture playing a role in the success of innovation districts

Image – White Bay Power Station, indicative artist impression, subject to change and subject to approvals. Image courtesy of UrbanGrowth NSW. Arts NSW’s research paper “Integrating arts into innovation districts” promotes […]More

Published: 15 February 2017