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New Australian Music Playlist

Sounds Australia’s The Great Escape Playlist.

Australian World Orchestra to perform at BBC Proms

Facebook Live: In Conversation with Counting & Cracking and Edinburgh International Festival

‘In Conversation’ with Counting & Cracking’s playwright S. Shakthidharan and Fergus Linehan, Festival Director, Edinburgh International Festival.

Edinburgh international festival to feature tales of refugees and migration

Edinburgh international festival to feature tales of refugees and migration

International Women’s Day 2022 Live Twitter Q&A

In honour of International Women’s Day #IWD2022, we spoke with two of the UK’s leading cultural leaders Brett Rogers, Director, The Photographer’s Gallery and Clare Stewart, CEO, Sheffield Doc/Fest who also happen to be Australians. We learnt more about what it takes to run international arts organisations and reflected on the UK / Australia Season theme: “Who Are We Now?’, which explores our two nations’ shared history, current relationship, and imagined future.

Birmingham 2022 Festival Launches

The Birmingham 2022 Festival launched this week at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall.

In conversation with artist Annabel McCourt

Final Days. Flying the Flag, St Helier Street Gallery, 25 Jan – 27 Feb 2022

‘We wanted to kick in the doors’: the Indigenous film-makers reinventing horror

A small army of undead are helping writers and directors explode traditional narratives of colonisation – with thrilling results.

Live Chat with filmmaker Leah Purcell

Ahead of the UK premiere the The Drover’s Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson at London’s Barbican Centre, tune into @BarbicanCentre on Instagram for a live chat with filmmaker Leah Purcell on Tuesday 1 February.

Adelaide Shines

Richard Bell: Revolution within myself

In the ultimate revolution of me, I sat in the SYNC leadership program to learn about the awakening of myself. Constantly in conflict of the battle within my mind of career choices, it was time to explore and create something new.

Bec Hogan: Inclusion is daggy but that’s ok.

Bec Hogan took part in the recent Sync Intensive program in Australia in late 2021. She is the creative director of Gem Rock Media, that specializes in digital access, social media inclusion and consults for Accessible Arts and the ABC.  

Dr Stuart Murray spoke to 2GB about Sports Diplomacy and Novak Djokovic

Dr Stuart Murray spoke to Joe Hildebrand about Sports Diplomacy and Novak Djokovic on 2GB ahead of the upcoming conference – ‘Who are we now, as seen through the lens of sport’ happening March 2022

How precious old world artefacts vanished into the new

A riveting book tracks down tens of thousands of Indigenous objects held in European museums, casting light on earliest contact between culture. The Australian, 21 Dec 21

Thom Roberts in Sydney’s Studio A with artistic director Gabrielle Mordy.

‘Your face looks like the Metro train service’: a new vision from art’s outsiders

The shortlisting of a British collective of neurodiverse artists, Project Art Works, for this year’s prestigious Turner Prize was an overdue acknowledgement of neurodiversity in the mainstream art world.

Alex Cloherty representing the Netherlands wins FameLab International Final 2021

Alex Cloherty representing the Netherlands was today crowned Champion at the FameLab International 2021 Online Final (25 November). Alex successfully competed against 22 other researchers and young STEM professionals from across the globe to win the title of the world’s best science communicator


We are excited to announce that our mentoring programme is now open for applications. As part of the programme, Kath Melbourne, Australian-based arts consultant and Melanie Abrahams, UK-based arts curator and producer, will be mentoring thirty artists, producers and creative professionals.

Top 10 FameLab International 2021 contestants announced

The names of the ten researchers and young professionals selected to compete for the title of world’s best science communicator in the FameLab International 2021 Online Final have been announced.

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