How important is a fixed address to creative survival? Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Review: De Stroyed at fortyfivedownstairs The writing, life and person of Simone de Beauvoir reimagined and expanded in a nuanced exploration of the vicissitudes of love. On the Move: Latest sector appointments and departures A new Senior Curator at Monash Gallery of Art, Adelaide Fringe appoints Head of Industry and Artist Fund, and more. Is the sector over-reliant on volunteers? When you call a plumber do you stop and think "is this person getting paid?" No, because we have labour laws that ensure people are paid for their work. So why do we seem to accept that a different standard applies to workers in the creative industries? La Mama Theatre gutted by fire: sector shocked Carlton's legendary La Mama Theatre, which last year celebrated its 50th anniversary, has been devastated by fire. (Premium content) Premium content Jo Pickup Tuesday 1 May, 2018 Independent artists and small arts organisations talk about the allure of bricks and mortar versus the flexibility of working nomadically . This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the Arts industry ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Jo Pickup is an arts writer & manager based in Perth. She has worked as a journalist and broadcaster for media such as the ABC, RTRFM and The West Australian Newspaper, contributing media content and commentary on art, culture and design. She has also worked for WA arts organisations such as Fremantle Arts Centre and STRUT dance, in roles such as Producer, Program Manager & Communications Manager.