Poetry in Action performers

September 2, 2014

Poetry in Action

The Cultural Fund has provided money for theatrical group Poetry in Action to develop a performance based on Australian poetry. The show, The Australians, developed by playwright Caleb Lewis has been performed all over NSW, from Sydney to Coonabrabran, Dubbo, Mudgee, Katoomba, Wentworth Falls, Gosford and Blacktown and will also be performed in Western Australia, Queensland, […]

September 2, 2014

Teacher to investigate street art from a female perspective

The head teacher of creative arts at North Sydney Girls High School, Karen Profilio, has been awarded the NSW Premier’s Copyright Agency Creativity and Innovation Scholarship for 2014. Karen will travel to street art “hot spots” Buenos Aires, Berlin, London, New York and New Orleans to investigate the practice of female street artists who are […]

Griffin Award Winner 2014 Brett Boardman

June 27, 2014

2014 Griffin Award Winner Announced

Multi-award winning playwright, Angus Cerini, takes home the $10,000 Griffin Award prize for The Bleeding Tree. On Wednesday, 25 June the Griffin Theatre Company hosted its 17th annual Griffin Award. The award recognises outstanding play or performance text which conveys an “authentic, inventive and contemporary Australian voice,” with the winner taking home a $10,000 cash […]

May 22, 2014

2014 Miles Franklin Shortlist Announced

The Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist for 2014 reveals a mix of well-established and debut authors. The shortlist, announced on 15 May, features some familiar faces with previous Miles Franklin winner Tim Winton nominated for Eyrie and Alexis Wright for The Swan Book. Also on the list are Richard Flanagan for The Narrow Road To […]

March 26, 2014

NSW Premier Teacher Scholarships

Applications now open until 2 May for the NSW Premier’s Copyright Agency Creativity and Innovation Scholarship 2014. Teachers from NSW government and non-government scools, as well as educators from TAFE NSW Institutes, are invited to apply to one of the 22 scholarships offered across 12 programs. The Premier’s Copyright Agency Creativity and Innovation Scholarship worth […]

January 30, 2014

Cultural Funding Strengthens Australasian Ties

Writers, artists and publishers are strengthening creative links between Australia and Asia thanks to new funding for cultural projects. The latest recipients of the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund will share in more than $630,000 for projects as diverse as exhibitions, residencies, awards and cultural exchange. Manager of the Cultural Fund, Zoë Rodriguez, says the Copyright […]

June 19, 2013

Pinerolo Illustrators in Residence – Successful Candidates Announced

Pinerolo is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Copyright Agency Cultural Fund supported Illustrators in Residence. Now in its second year, Pinerolo offers the unique opportunity for five illustrators to spend one week each in 2013 at Pinerolo, to work on their picture book project and have daily mentoring from Margaret Hamilton, respected […]

June 12, 2013

Honouring Her Ancestors

Her work encloses the secret whereabouts of an ochre mine in Chinkapook country, on the banks of the Murray River near Swan Hill. “It’s in someone’s paddock, so you have to sneak through fences but it’s always been known to my family,” says the artist Glenda Nicholls. Imbued with history, the sacred ochre was carried […]

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