'The MPA framework does more harm than good'

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Scott Rankin

The majority of the Major Performing Arts companies offer up 'a cocktail of timidity, mediocrity, heritage, and tourist arts’, said Big hART's Scott Rankin. He has called for a bold reinvention of the MPA framework.

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About the author

Scott Rankin is the Creative Director and CEO of Big hART, Australia’s leading campaigning arts organisation. He writes and directs large-scale, long-term projects in diverse social settings – from the Pilbara to Tasmania, with work touring from Rotterdam to Japan.