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Economic Value of Arts, Screen and Culture report reveals the sectors contribute $16.4 billion to NSW GSP

A new report commissioned by Create NSW to assess the economic value of arts, screen and culture to NSW, has found that in total across 2016-17, the sectors contributed approximately […]More

Published: 20 December 2018



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 stream of consciousness – blending stories of the past, the […]More

Published: 19 December 2018



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 joined forces with Belvoir’s Artistic Director Eamon Flack to bring […]More

Published: 19 December 2018



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 us opportunities to get uncomfortable. We got a rare chance […]More

Published: 17 December 2018



Screenability 2019 Magnetic team. L-R Joanna Beveridge, Nicole Delprado.

Create NSW names 2019 Screenability filmmakers set to compete for Sydney Film Festival billing

Emerging filmmakers with disability Nicole Delprado, Shawn Spina and Llewellyn Michael Bates and their teams have been selected to take forward three 2019 Screenability shorts that will be considered to […]More

Published: 17 December 2018



Bernadette Fam. Photo by Robert Miniter.

Bernadette Fam is one to watch

Emerging artist Bernadette Fam is one of the 2018/19 Young Creative Leaders Fellowship recipients. Bernadette will use the opportunity for professional development while creating a verbatim piece exploring the experiences […]More

Published: 13 December 2018



Denis Beaubois - Create NSW and MCA - NSW Visual Arts Mid-Career/Established Fellow. Photo by Daniel Boud.

Denis Beaubois named first Create NSW and MCA Visual Arts Fellow

Internationally celebrated Marrickville-based artist Denis Beaubois has been named the first Create NSW & Museum of Contemporary Art Australia 2019 NSW Visual Arts Mid-Career/Established Fellow, valued up to $50,000. Create […]More

Published: 6 December 2018



Director Warwick Thornton. Image courtesy of Matt Day.

NSW dominates the AACTA Awards

In a big year for NSW screen stories, Sweet Country, Mystery Road, Riot, Ladies in Black, Warwick Thornton, Deborah Mailman were among the winners. Leading the 2018 AACTA Awards season […]More

Published: 6 December 2018



Jamie North's show Slidings - Rock Suspensions at The Lock-Up. Photo courtesy the artist and Sarah Cottier Gallery.

Jamie North’s Borrowed Landscape set for Newcastle public art installation

Create NSW in partnership with Transport for NSW today announced that visual artist Jamie North has been selected to lead a Newcastle public artwork installation alongside the new light rail. […]More

Published: 5 December 2018



NSW State Archives Captured exhibition. Image courtesy NSW State Archives.

Stunning archive-inspired exhibitions speak of our past, present and future

For many, thoughts of official archives summon up images of old documents and photos that help trace our family tree. Turning up a convict or two if we’re lucky. But […]More

Published: 5 December 2018



Disability internships announced across key NSW creative institutions

NSW’s creative institutions are set to broaden their horizons as they welcome aboard the ten NSW artists and practitioners selected as part of the Createability Internship Program. The Createability Internship […]More

Published: 3 December 2018



On the set of the garden and grounds for Columbia Pictures' PETER RABBIT.

1,500 NSW Screen Jobs Secured As Peter Rabbit™ Sequel Set To Shoot In Sydney

Jobs for up to 1,500 local screen professionals have been confirmed today following the announcement by Sony Pictures Entertainment, Animal Logic Entertainment and Olive Bridge Entertainment that PETER RABBIT™ 2 […]More

Published: 1 December 2018



2017 Screenability short ‘Tip of My Tongue’ Director Samia Halabi with Directing Mentor Samantha Lang.

International Day of People with Disability celebrates inclusiveness and equality

Show your support and come along to an International Day of People with Disability event on December 03. International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is held on 3 December […]More

Published: 30 November 2018



Joshua McCormick - Ochre Dreaming and Reconciliation

Nurturing a love of art is the heart of Joshua McCormick’s workshops for Walgett’s Indigenous youth

Emerging artist Joshua McCormick selected as one of the Young Creative Leaders Fellowship recipients in the 2018/19 Create NSW Fellowships. Congratulations on receiving a Create NSW Young Creative Leaders Fellowship. […]More

Published: 30 November 2018



Alicia Gonzalez performing clown research in nature, Menorca, Spain. Photo by Daniela Maiwald.

Clown and physical comedy improv, movement, and ensemble & group devised story-telling is no laughing matter for Alicia Gonzalez

With a Create NSW Artist Support (Quick Response) grant, Alicia Gonzalez recently attended Eric de Bont’s prestigious International Clown School in Menorca. She spoke to us of her experiences and […]More

Published: 30 November 2018



Image: Previous CASP recipient, Microscopes in Mullumbimby by Scale Free Network. Photo by Kurt H. Peterson.

Regional arts on the rise with new funding from NSW Government

Arts and culture in regional NSW will continue to shine with an outstanding line-up of new creative projects fast-approaching thanks to over $259,000 in funding from the NSW Government. Through […]More

Published: 30 November 2018