Arts training is an essential part of an innovative nation

To describe creative arts training as a “lifestyle” choice in my view demonstrates a lack of knowledge of what is involved and what is produced. There seems to be no understanding or recognition that artists/arts workers are trained professionals who are highly skilled, knowledgeable and adept. They are also highly employable in many industry sectors… Read More Arts training is an essential part of an innovative nation

I was surprised to learn my career is actually a ”lifestyle choice”

Apparently, we appear to have reached the point in Australia where pursuing a creative career is considered a “lifestyle choice”. One that won’t lead to satisfactory career or economic outcomes, and is therefore unworthy of government assistance. Source: I was surprised to learn my career is actually a ”lifestyle choice” NB: I couldn’t believe what I… Read More I was surprised to learn my career is actually a ”lifestyle choice”

Carnage in the Arts: Experts Respond to the Australia Council Cuts – The Adelaide Review

“The South Australian theatre scene in particular has received a mortal blow. Three theatre companies that have been at the forefront of artistic innovation have been defunded: Brink, Slingsby and Vitalstatistix.” Source: Carnage in the Arts: Experts Respond to the Australia Council Cuts – The Adelaide Review NB: And here’s the response to these very… Read More Carnage in the Arts: Experts Respond to the Australia Council Cuts – The Adelaide Review