Program 33-23 Arts Friday on Eastside

The Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize is an annual acquisitive prize that was launched in 2017 to advance art and opportunity for emerging and established women artists in Australia. Now in its seventh year, it is the highest-value professional artist prize for women in Australia. With a record-breaking 2042 entries received in 2023, the Opening Night on Friday 12 May, showcased 119 Finalists representing every state and territory across Australia. Hear from award winners Alethea Richter, Emerging Artist Prize; Wiradjuri artist Freyja Fristad, recipent of the Indigenous Emerging Artist Prize and Finalist Tanya Linney. The Great Dead Body Teachers is the story of how Sydney based journalist, Jackie Dent’s grandparents gave their bodies to science when they died. Jackie weaves the personal with the history of medical research while exploring the practicalities and ethics of whole-body dissection. A first time finalist Julia Gutman is shifting the boundaries of contemporary painting in Australia, as winner of the Archibald Prize 2023 for her portrait of singer-songwriter Jessica Cerro. A studio interview broadcast in July last year in the lead-up to her first solo exhibition, Muses at sullivan + strumpf.

Produced and presented by Angela Stretch, the program participants acknowledge the custodians of the Gadigal lands from which the program has been produced and broadcasts from at Eastside Radio.


Alexander Flood :: Oscillate Oscillate May 2023
Alethea Richter: Emerging Artist Prize winner | Freya Fristad: Indigneous Emerging Artist | Tanya Linney: Emerging Artist Finalist :: Interview: Award night and opening of The Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize 2023 Exhibition: – 28 May 2023
Rahill :: Tell Me Flowers At Your Feet
Tony Allen :: Don’t Believe The Dancers Tony Allen JID018
Gorgers :: The Way It Goes EP London, UK
Stik Figa & The Expert :: The Green Monster (Ft Soleman Brigham) Ritual Dublin, Ireland
Book: The Great Dead Body Teachers, Ultimo Press :: Interview: Jackie Dent In conversation: Addi Road Writers Festival, Saturday 20 May 2023
Lee Fields :: Waiting on the Sidelines Waiting on the Sidelines New York, to be released in June 23
Little Dragon :: Kenneth Slugs of Love
Phil-Psonics :: We Walk in the Gardens of Our Ancestors Octava LA, California
Archibald Prize Winner 2023 :: Interview: Julia Gutman Story first broadcast on Arts Friday in July 2022 Represented by sullivan + strumpf
Galt MacDermont :: Tango Woman is Sweeter (All Analog Master Edition) Original soundtrack reissued
Azamiah :: Azamiah – Night Woman In Phases Rebecca’s Records