16 Sep, 2017 to 16 Sep, 2017

The 2017 AALITRA Symposium: Translating Australian Literature

AALITRA is a national organization that promotes an interest in all aspects of literary translation. Their latest event will include guest speakers Alice Pung, Karen Viggers and Lily Yulianti Farid. All writers, Pung, Viggers and Yulianti Farid have considerable experience and strong links with the world of translation, its successes and its difficulties. Explore with them […]

11 Sep, 2017 to 11 Sep, 2017

Copyright Society of Australia: Upcoming Copyright Law Changes Explored

What does it mean for me? The upcoming copyright law changes explored. The Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Act 2017 has started coming into effect and includes significant changes to statutory licences, copyright exceptions and copyright duration. Experts presenting in both Sydney and Canberra will explore the implications of the changes for business, […]

31 Aug, 2017 to 03 Nov, 2017

The Collections Project: Fran Callen

The Collections Project is a collaboration between Guildhouse and Flinders University Art Museum that provides artists with the opportunity to engage with the Museum’s collection and staff to create new work for exhibition. With over 8000 works of art in its care, Flinders holds one of the largest University art collections in Australia. As part […]

25 Aug, 2017 to 27 Aug, 2017

Canberra Writers Festival 2017

The Canberra Writers Festival will bring together local literary, academic, business, media and political communities along with major cultural institutions over three days. The theme of the Festival is Power, Passion, Politics, reflecting the city’s love affair with learning, knowledge and leadership. There’s a mixture of free and ticketed events as well as events for young and old. […]

23 Aug, 2017 to 01 Oct, 2017

Angela Valamanesh Everybody’s Everything: Insect / Orchid

Artist Angela Valamanesh’s new exhibition ‘Everybody’s Everything: Insect / Orchid’ will open at the Rare Books & Special Collections gallery in the University of Adelaide on August 23rd. Drawn from her artist’s residency at the University, Valamanesh has focussed on mediated representations of the natural world in the Collection’s magnificent books featuring scientific illustrations, where […]

19 Aug, 2017 to 19 Aug, 2017

Honouring Australian Writers: Jessica Anderson

In its annual Honouring Australian Writers series, the NSW Writers’ Centre pays tribute to writers who have made an important contribution to our literary culture. This year they honour Jessica Anderson (1916 – 2010), the author of two Miles Franklin Award-winning novels, Tirra Lirra by the River and The Impersonators, which also won the Christina […]

13 Aug, 2017 to 24 Sep, 2017

The Collections Project: Michelle Kelly

As part of The Guildhouse Collections Project with the Botanic Gardens of South Australia, artist Michelle Kelly has developed a new body of work in response to the State Herbarium’s amazing collection of preserved species of fungi, which span decades of collecting, identifying, preserving, documenting and mapping fungi from South Australia. Michelle’s work, consists of […]

22 Jul, 2017 to 13 Aug, 2017

My Name Is Jimi

Charismatic actor Jimi Bani (Mabo, The Straits, Redfern Now) whisks you away to his island for an evening of music, dance, stand-up and storytelling. Four generations of one family take the stage, as Jimi’s grandmother, mother, son and brothers help him spin yarns of totems, traditions and childhood memories.   The Copyright Agency Cultural Fund […]

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