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10 November 2017

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Culture and the Arts Grants Programs

Apply any time

Applications to the U-15k categories of the Community EngagementCreative DevelopmentAboriginal Arts, and Commercial Development Grants Programs are open.
 
Apply at least 25 business days before the planned project/activity start date.

Visit the website for more information and to apply.

Don't miss out! Culture and the Arts Grants is taking a break. 
 

Due to holiday closures and system upgrades in late December and early January, modified deadlines will apply for applications to U-15k grant categories.

For more information on upcoming closures and what you can and can’t do during this period, see the Culture and the Arts Grants closures fact sheet.


West Australian photographers to exhibit in Shanghai

Tales of the Two Regions - Beautiful Western Australia

Crystal Waters by Frances Andrijich

Three West Australian photographers will showcase their works internationally at an exhibition to be held in Shanghai.
 
The Hon. Mark McGowan, Premier of Western Australia and The Hon. Paul Papalia, Minister for Tourism will attend the exhibition opening as part of an education and tourism-focused delegation to China and Japan.
 
Frances Andrijich, Tania Malkin, and Hugh Brown will exhibit alongside renowned Chinese photographer, Madame Yu Huiwen, as part of Tales of the Two Regions – Beautiful Western Australia.
 
Featuring photographs of West Australian scenery, this collaborative exhibition explores the State’s landscape, cultural and people-to-people links with China.
 
Tales of the Two Regions – Beautiful Western Australia will be held at the China Art Museum from 13 November 2017 until January 2018.
 
The project is co-organised by the China Art Museum and the WA State Government through the Departments of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries; and Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation. It is supported by the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film and TV.

Parabardoo Sunrise Layers by Hugh Brown
Derby by Tania Malkin
Images: (top) Crystal Waters by Frances Andrijich; (middle) Parabardoo Sunrise Layers by Hugh Brown;
(bottom) Derby by Tania Malkin.

2019 Venice Biennale - Expressions of Interest now open

Open call out

The Australia Council for the Arts has extended an open call for artistic proposals for the 2019 exhibition at the Australian Pavilion in Venice, enabling all Australian artists and curators who meet the published criteria to submit proposals.

Applications close Wednesday, 22 November 2017.

Click here for more information applying for the 2019 Venice Biennale


East Pilbara Arts Centre wins national architecture award

Sir Zelman Cowen Award for Public Architecture

East Pilbara Arts Centre

The East Pilbara Arts Centre (EPAC) has been awarded the Sir Zelman Cowen Award for Public Architecture at the 2017 National Archicture Awards held in Canberra last week.

Click here for more information on EPAC

Images: Courtesy of the Shire of East Pilbara
East Pilbara Arts Centre
East Pilbara Arts Centre

Extinctions wins Colin Roderick Award

West Australian author Josephine Wilson

Extinctions by Josephine Wilson. Courtesy of UWA Publishing.
Josephine Wilson. Image by Peter Marko. Courtesy of UWA Publishing.

Extinctions, from West Australian author Josephine Wilson, has won the $20,000 Colin Roderick Award. The Award is presented to the best book published in the previous year that explores 'any aspect of Australian life'.

This announcement follows the Miles Franklin Literary Award, which was also awarded to Extinctions earlier this year. 

Click here for more information on this announcement


Images: Josephine Wilson. Photo by Peter Marko. Courtesy of UWA Publishing.

Release of 2018 APAM Program

Plus opportunities for First Nations artists & arts workers

APAM 2018

The Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) 2018 program has been released.

APAM is Australia's largest internationally focused trade-market for contemporary performing arts. It will be held from 19 - 23 February 2018 at Brisbane Powerhouse and various Brisbane partner venues.

Click here for more information on APAM 2018 and to register


First Nations Capacity Building and International Engagement Programs

Expressions of interest are open for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and arts workers to attend the First Nations Exchange and First Nations Market Readiness Workshop, which will be held alongside APAM in 2018.

Expressions of interest close 17 November 2017.


State Living Treasure releases new novel

Clear to the Horizon - Dave Warner

Clear to the Horizon by Dave Warner. Courtesy of Fremantle Press.
Dave Warner. Courtesy of Fremantle Press.

West Australian author Dave Warner has released his latest crime book, Clear to the Horizon, published by Fremantle Press. Warner is a musician, novelist, performer, writer, and 2015 State Living Treasure.

Click here for more information on Clear to the Horizon


Images: Courtesy of Fremantle Press.
Arts and sports industries are the fastest growing jobs sector in WA

Latest figures from the 2016 Census show that the performing arts and sports sectors are the fastest growing providers of jobs in Western Australia.

Click here to read the media statement on the 2016 Census figures
40 Years of Alternative Frequencies

The value of community broadcasting is on show with Alternative Frequencies: 40 Years of RTRFM, an exhibition that opened today at the State Library of Western Australia.

Click here to read the media statement on Alternative Frequencies
Perth Festival to bring world's greatest artists to WA

Perth Festival has announced its 2018 program, which heralds the arrival in Western Australia of more than 700 local, national and international artists next February.

Click here to read the media statement on the Perth Festival
Screenwest appoints top-rated CEO

Screenwest has announced the appointment of Mr Seph McKenna as the new chief executive officer of Screenwest, one of Australia's most progressive and leading screen sector agencies.

Click here to read the media statement on the appointment of Mr Seph McKenna
Events

My Robot

Barking Gecko Theatre Company

Barking Gecko Theatre Company presents My Robot.

My Robot is a wild adventure packed with robot hijinks, an overly generous bully, a cranky neighbour, and a totally befuddled dad. It's about making new friends - literally!

Click here for more information on My Robot

Suitable for audiences aged 4+

On until 25 November 2017

Studio Underground
State Theatre Centre of WA

174 - 176 William Street


The Courtyard Club

Presented by Perth Theatre Trust & RTRFM

Perth Theatre Trust and RTRFM present The Courtyard Club

Start your weekend with live radio from RTRFM and local music for free! The Courtyard Club is an all-ages event with licensed bar and food options.


Click here for more information on The Courtyard Club

Image: Damien Crocker. Courtesy of Perth Theatre Trust.
Image: Damien Crocker. Courtesy of Perth Theatre Trust.

From 4:30pm, Fridays until 22 December 2017

The Courtyard of the State Theatre Centre of WA
174 - 176 William Street


Alternative Frequencies: 40 Years of RTRFM

State Library of Western Australia

Alternative Frequencies Celebrating 40 Years of RTRFM

Explore four decades of the “sound alternative” in this retrospective exhibition dedicated to the history of Western Australia’s first FM radio station, community broadcaster RTRFM. 

Click here for more information on Alternative Frequencies: 40 Years of RTRFM

Alternative Frequencies: 40 Years of RTRFM

On until 11 February 2018

Ground Floor Gallery
State Library of Western Australia

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