WWF Earth Hour Creative Awards

February 18, 2013 4:00 am to March 11, 2013 4:00 am February 18, 2013 4:00 am to March 11, 2013 4:00 am

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WWF  Creative Arts Award are looking for inspiring projects – within the visual or performance arts – exploring environmental concerns, and offering audiences new ways of understanding and engaging with the issues.

Perhaps an artist with a new vision of our relationship to nature. Or a theatre group dramatising the social impacts of climate change. Gain public recognition for your great work and inspire reflection and action in the community. Apply now!

Image: Ghost Nets, winners of the Creative Arts category, WWF Earth Hour Awards 2012 © WWF-Australia

Going Nowhere

November 23, 2012 11:00 am to November 25, 2012 11:00 am November 23, 2012 11:00 am to November 25, 2012 11:00 am

Arts House, Meat Market

Join us over three days at Arts House to explore the different ways that we – as artists and as audiences – can sustainably generate and share creative experiences across the globe.

Without anyone getting on a plane.

Download the Going Nowhere program (PDF, 995kb)

More information http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/ArtsHouse/Program/Pages/GoingNowhere.aspx

Romantic Conversations: The Human, Non-Human and Inhuman

November 16, 2012 12:00 am to November 17, 2012 12:00 am November 16, 2012 12:00 am to November 17, 2012 12:00 am

Call for Papers (Symposium) – RSAA Postgraduate Symposium
The University of Melbourne is holding the Romantic Conversations conference on the  16-17 November 2012. They are have a call out for papers – Abstract submissions by: 19 October 2012
More information www.symposium.rsaa.net.au

Keynote Speakers: Peter Otto (University of Melbourne), John Rundell (University of Melbourne), Bob White (UWA)

 

Seeing the seaside differently: Kaurna walking guide for the City of Holdfast Bay

The City of Holdfast Bay is host to many sites of significance for the Indigenous people of the Adelaide Plains, the Kaurna. Unfortunately much of this rich cultural heritage has been lost since European settlement. Ecocreative, in collaboration with the council, Kaurna representatives and a local historian, has developed ‘Kaurna yarta-ana’ , an illustrated walking guide and cultural map to bring Indigenous sites to locals and visitors, many of whom may not be aware of what lies underfoot. Themes such as language, history, biodiversity and storytelling are explored in this brochure (that doubles as a poster).

 

 

 

 

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Submissions Open: British Council’s Realise Your Dream. An award for Australian creatives

April 23, 2012 9:00 am to June 3, 2012 12:00 am April 23, 2012 9:00 am to June 3, 2012 12:00 am April 23, 2012 9:00 am to June 3, 2012 12:00 am

A CHANCE FOR CREATIVES TO WIN $10,000 AND A TRIP TO THE UK

This year, the British Council’s Realise Your Dream celebrates 10 years of nurturing Australian creative talent by offering three lucky winners the chance to win a $10,000 cash prize and a return trip to the UK, where they can meet their creative heroes and will experience all the cultural richness the UK has to offer.

Realise Your Dream is a unique opportunity for people working within the first ten years of their career, in any creative industry – from theatre to publishing, visual art to music, digital media to industrial design, etc. There is no age-limit, and applicants from all over Australia are welcome. 

Go to www.realiseyourdream.org.au for more information about the programme, its past winners and to apply.

Applications close 3 June 2012.

Realise Your Dream is a British Council initiative, in association with Virgin Atlantic, BBC Knowledge, triple j, NIX Co, Boccalatte and Show Group.