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Addressing the Sydney Institute this week, Arts Minister Paul Fletcher outlined key reasons the government funds the arts, but stepped on toes with 'clubbish' description of the arts.
Opinions & Analysis
While the media has been full of opinions on NFTs and their recent stratospheric rise – we take a look at the pros and cons, and ask whether it’s a career option for artists.
From digital pivots, to government funding (or lack there of), to conversations and resilience – we take a look at the year that was as COVID took its toll on the arts and culture sector.
The classical music sector has long been dominated by men, a situation only amplified for classical saxophonists. The sexism in the industry needs to change, says performer, researcher and educator Jazmin Ealden.
Writer Lesley Graham takes a retrospective look at Tasmania's dance sector, highlighting the range of works performed in late 2020 across the state.
With a perspective from US theatre, Elsa Hiltner believes now is the time to talk about equity in pay and that it will improve the works produced.
McLachlan was accused of indecent assault in 2014 so the state’s previous laws and tests of consent had to be applied to the case. But what if we judge the case on the basis of professional workplace behaviour?
Arts organisations often forget to innovate, argues La Boite's Zohar Spatz, but they must if we're to achieve true equity in the sector.
Theatre has so much more to offer than economic benefits, argues Professor Julian Meyrick.
As audiences return to the theatre, it's important to promote your brand as well as the work you're staging, says publicist Geoff Sirmai.
A group of artists have put together a map of the abandoned artistic projects for 2020. It's a time capsule of what we missed out on this year due to the pandemic.
This week, as part of our 20x20 series celebrating 20 years of ArtsHub, we revisit the state of art criticism, and ask have things worsened or is there hope yet for diverse Australian criticism?
As media cycles and social media mix the messages of our times, David Pledger argues that artists have a unique responsibility to telling the hard truths with stories that require reflection and depth.
Brisbane's Metro Arts has been part of the city's cultural landscape for four decades and now it is re-inventing itself. Penny Everingham looks back at its growth and change.
This week the theatre world farewelled a giant – Belgian festival director and curator Frie Leysen. We revisit her 2015 article encouraging boldness, as part of our 20x20 series celebrating 20 years of ArtsHub.
Before the arts sector returns post-pandemic, we must recognise and repair the fault lines that run deep in the sector, argues Humphrey Bower.
Why do we devalue the next generation of artists? Fergus Black & Lakshmi Ganapathy examine our stance on student productions
Simon Hinton, Artistic Director/CEO of Merrigong Theatre Company, concludes his celebration of our theatre champions.
Simon Hinton, Artistic Director/CEO of Merrigong Theatre Company, continues his celebration of our theatre champions.
In construction for every million dollars invested you get between 0.9-1.3 jobs. In the arts sector, you get 9 jobs. So why is the government not supporting the arts sector, asks APRA CEO Dean Ormston?
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