Talking Through Your Arts – Episode 35

Sullivan and Strumpf open their doors to the viewing public with Future is Humanity, an exhibition that addresses how artists spiritually engage with their art-making in ways that enables us to connect and make sense of our environment and the world around us.

Love and Persian poetry and the language of love are the ingredients for the world premiere of Dorr-e Dari, the Fairfield Powerhouse Youth Theatre production of artists from Afghan backgrounds performing intimate storytelling and epic ballads we hear from Paul Dwyer, Director. TheYellamundie Festival is the only Festival in Australia to identify, develop and present new First Peoples stories for stage. One of the four playwrights is Dalara Williams, a Gumbaynggirr/Wiradjuri woman based in Sydney and she talks us through her production The Lookout.

Talking Through Your Arts – Episode 34

Carriageworks is host to a major video installation, Thank You For Holding by award winning Sydney based artist, Tina Havelock, who provides insight. We turn the cards with Katy Plummer, who has been commissioned by the City of Sydney’s Cityfor the Art Laneways temporary public art program to create We Are All Astonishingly Wise. It’s an interactive fortune-telling video installation. It’s the 30th Anniversary year for Australia’s largest short-film Festival, Flickerfest and the Festival Director Bronwyn Kidd talks us through the program. We also find out about The Everyone Project, a significant new initiative to help the Australian screen industry companies and organisations track, boost and foster diversity in their screen productions.