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Teresa Margolles, Untitled, 2020, mixed-media installation. Installation view (2020) for the 22nd Biennale of Sydney, National Art School. Commissioned by the Biennale of Sydney with assistance from Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) and Galerie Peter Kilchmann. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich. Photo by Zan Wimberley.

What’s on online in NSW arts and culture

Culture is not cancelled – some of NSW’s leading arts and cultural organisations have gone digital and are bringing exhibitions, festivals, and performances to your door. Here are just a few of the many online options on offer from across NSW – so you can still get your culture fix while also supporting our local artists, organisations, and institutions.More

Published: 3 April 2020



COVID-19 update

COVID-19 update for Create NSW funded clients: Tuesday 24 March 2020

We know that for many there are real emerging and immediate challenges to your businesses due to COVID-19, and we are working quickly to more deeply understand the impacts. We are also in discussions with the Australia Council, and other State and Federal agencies to ensure we fully understand the impacts on the sector.More

Published: 26 March 2020



COVID-19 update

COVID-19 update: Monday 23 March 2020 – we are here to support you

We know the unfolding COVID-19 situation is changing constantly, however Create NSW remains open and here to support you. While we are fully operational, to keep our staff, clients and […]More

Published: 23 March 2020



COVID-19 update: Friday 20 March 2020

In response to the unfolding COVID-19 situation, Create NSW is currently working with NSW Health and State and Federal Government agencies to provide advice to arts and cultural organisations. We […]More

Published: 20 March 2020



Mardia Fernanda Cardoso in studio, 2020. Photo by Daniel Boud.

Maria Fernanda Cardoso awarded 2020 NSW Visual Arts Established Fellow

Maria Fernanda Cardoso has been named the recipient of the 2019/20 New Dimensions: NSW Visual Arts (Established) Fellowship, developed in partnership with Create NSW and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia […]More

Published: 19 March 2020



L-R: Ang Collins, Griffin Theatre Company Artistic Director and CEO Declan Greene, Claudia Osborne, Create NSW Executive Director Chris Keely, Frieda Lee and Justice Jones.

Shortlisted theatre practitioners set for Griffin Theatre Company residencies

Playwright Ang Collins, theatremaker Frieda Lee and theatre directors Justice Jones and Claudia Osborne are the four emerging practitioners who will complete three-month theatre residencies ahead of one being selected […]More

Published: 16 March 2020



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. Ahead of his first Biennale, we spoke to Brook about […]More

Published: 13 March 2020



Clean Clad and Courteous. Photo by Shay Tobin.

Leanne Tobin – Honouring Dharug Country

We talk to artist Leanne Tobin about her collaborative installation, The Gulbangali Dharug Nura Project, onsite at the Blacktown Native Institution for Biennale. An installation designed to inform, consolidate and […]More

Published: 13 March 2020



Tony Albert, 2018. Photo by Mark Pokorny.

Tony Albert’s ‘Healing Land, Remembering Country’

Celebrated Sydney-based visual artist, Tony Albert’s project for Sydney Biennale, Healing Land, Remembering Country, extends and expands upon his Blacktown Native Institution project, which aimed to support Aboriginal custodianship, to […]More

Published: 13 March 2020



DOBBY performing live at the 4ESydney Festival, 2019. Photo by Zach Janus.

Hip-hop artist Rhyan Clapham aka DOBBY is bringing the beat to Sydney’s Biennale

Hip-hop artist DOBBY talks about his experiences of being part of the 4ESydney HipHop Festival for the 22nd Biennale of Sydney, and the new project he is working on, Warrangu; […]More

Published: 13 March 2020



June Butterworth, Creativity Village program, Abel Tasman Village, 2019. Photo by Sam Holt.

Exercise, dance, and art making is what awaits you at ‘Life (And Death) In The Abstract’

Frail and dementia affected residents at Abel Tasman Village are reanimated with a little artistic practise with Life (And Death) In The Abstract. We spoke to Information and Cultural Exchange’s […]More

Published: 13 March 2020



Sweatshop Women. Photo by Bethany Pal.

Women of colour find their voice at Sweatshop

Winnie Dunn is a Tongan-Australian writer and arts worker from Mt Druitt. As the General Manager of Sweatshop: Western Sydney Literacy Movement, she’s determined to continue facilitating a creative space for […]More

Published: 6 March 2020



Marlikka Perdrisat and Matthew Adekponya. Photo by Sam Cater.

Emerging Producer Marlikka Perdrisat learns the ropes on Mystery Road Season 2

Since completing her Emerging Producer Placement (EPP) with Screen NSW in 2019 Marlikka Perdrisat has gone on to work for Bunya Productions on its highly acclaimed series Mystery Road. We […]More

Published: 6 March 2020



Rosemary Blight

Producer Rosemary Blight demonstrates how innovation and diversity make winners at Goalpost Pictures

Much respected Producer Rosemary Blight (I Am Woman, The Invisible Man, The Sapphires, Cleverman), is a founding partner of Goalpost Pictures. Ahead of International Women’s Day we spoke to Rosemary […]More

Published: 6 March 2020



Image: Fiona Winning.

How to put together a winning program

As Director, Programming at Sydney Opera House, Fiona Winning has one of the most coveted and colossal curatorial roles in the world. We spoke with Fiona about her rise to […]More

Published: 6 March 2020



I Am Woman behind-the-scenes. Photo by Lisa Tomasetti.

I Am Woman director Unjoo Moon is strong, invincible, and woman

Unjoo Moon’s directional debut, I Am Woman, is a biopic that traces the remarkable story of Australian singer and icon Helen Reddy through the feminist movement in America. Unjoo shared […]More

Published: 6 March 2020