Viscopy and Copyright Agency announce Services Agreement

Proposed agreement means better rights management and increased payments for artists. A planned services agreement between two of Australia’s prominent rights management agencies, Copyright Agency and Viscopy, will see artists receive additional income, cut red tape and administrative fees and make it easier for organisations and businesses to license copyright material. The proposed services agreement, […]

John Fries Memorial Prize 2011 winner announced

Viscopy is pleased to announce Sanné Mestrom the winner of the John Fries Memorial Prize 2011 for emerging visual artists. Mestrom received the $10,000 prize at the opening of the exhibition of the fifteen finalists last night at Blackfriars off Broadway, Viscopy’s contemporary art space in Chippendale. The prize was awarded by acclaimed Sydney artist, […]

John Fries Memorial Prize 2011 announces fifteen finalists

Viscopy is pleased to announce fifteen finalists in the John Fries Memorial Prize for emerging visual artists 2011. The artists are: Cyrus Tang, Erica Molesworth, Eva Hampel, Heath Franco, Jennifer O’Brien, Karl Khoe & Tessa Zettel, Keiko Matsui, Kristel Britcher, Kurt Sorensen, Nathan Taylor, Pauletta Kerinauia, Sanne Mestrom, Susie Nelson, Wade Marynowsky and Walter Brecely. […]

John Fries Memorial Prize 2011 Guest Curator announced

Viscopy has appointed Venita Poblocki as the guest curator for the John Fries Memorial Prize 2011 for emerging visual artists. This is the first time that Viscopy has engaged a guest curator to oversee the prize which was established in 2010 and features an exhibition of fifteen finalists at Viscopy’s contemporary art space, Blackfriars off […]

Authors Nominated for 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Awards

Author Christobel Mattingley and illustrator Bob Graham are the Australian nominees for the International Board on Books for Young People’s (IBBY) Hans Christian Andersen Awards 2012. The Copyright Agency members are amongst 28 authors and 31 illustrators from 33 countries who have been nominated for their important and lasting contributions to children’s literature. A Hans […]

Books

2011 APA Book Design Awards

The Australian Publishers Association (APA) announced the winners of the 2011 Book Design Awards as part of the Sydney Writers’ Festival on 19 May. 2011 marks the 59th year of the Awards, which have grown over the years to now include nearly 20 categories. The Copyright Agency extends its congratulations to the publishers of the books below, all […]

Garth Nix, Margo Lanagan Shortlisted for 2011 Locus Awards

On 11 May, the Locus Science Fiction Foundation announced the shortlists for the 2011 Locus Awards for science fiction and fantasy writing. The Awards are presented in 15 categories, including science fiction novel, fantasy novel, short story, collection and editor. The Copyright Agency congratulates our members Garth Nix and Margo Lanagan whose work appeared in Zombies […]

Ben Quilty Wins 2011 Archibald Prize

Copyright Agency member Ben Quilty has been announced as the winner of the 2011 Archibald prize, for his portrait of famous Australian artist Margaret Olley. The Archibald Prize, valued at $50,000, is regarded as the most important portraiture prize in Australia and was first awarded in 1921. When speaking of his subject, Ben said that ‘she’s […]

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Image Credit: Shireen Taweel, Devices for Listening, 2020. Photo by Document Photography.

Image Credit: Illustration by Dreamtime Creative.

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