Amanda Marburg [Photo © Olivia Tran]

January 31, 2018

Amanda Marburg

Trying to make an income from your practice can be tough at times. You’re still going to paint and produce because that’s what you do, that’s what you love to do, but it’s also nice if you get some benefits from it.

Photo by Olivia Tran

Melissa Lucashenko [Photo © David Kelly]

January 31, 2018

Melissa Lucashenko

I get inspired to create by ordinary people and the mad, interesting, exhilarating craziness of their everyday lives. There’s no such thing as boring once you look below the surface of people from any walk of life.

Photo by David Kelly

Jill Eddington [Photo © David Kelly]

January 31, 2018

Jill Eddington

How do we sustain an Australian publishing industry? How do we ensure that writers are paid for their work, their ideas, their art, and that they continue to write? That, without doubt, is the biggest challenge for us all.

Photo by David Kelly

Fayen d'Evie

December 12, 2017

Fayen d’Evie

Fayen is an artist and writer whose practice engages with installation, performance, conversation, publishing and writing. Her work is increasingly interested in shifting the focus of exhibition making from prioritising the sense of sight, to more embodied encounters.

Luke Jurevicius [Photo © Sam Roberts]

November 29, 2017

Luke Jurevicius

I remember when I received my first Copyright Agency payment: it came at such an important time. What Copyright Agency does – what protecting the copyright laws does – is it inspires you to do your best possible work…

Photo by Sam Roberts

Elisabeth Cummings [Photo © Bryan Sun]

April 7, 2017

Elisabeth Cummings

I joined because I thought it was a good thing to have an organisation like yours keeping an eye on the copyright issue.

Photo by Bryan Sun

Angela Tiatia

January 17, 2017

Angela Tiatia

Angela was a John Fries Award finalist in 2016 for her video work, Soft Power. Her work juxtaposes perceptions of the social and economic impact of globalisation with personal observations of the effects of neo-colonialism and consumption on the private and public body.

Peggy Frew [Photo courtesy of Scribe Publications]

August 26, 2016

Peggy Frew

Photo courtesy of Scribe Publications

Image Credit: John Fries Award 2020 finalists (L–R): Daniel Jenatsch, Darcey Bella Arnold, JD Reforma, Melanie Jame Wolf, Ryan Presley, Sara Morawetz and Shevaun Wright.

Image Credit: Papunya Tula artist Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri. Photography by Matt Frost. Image courtesy of Papunya Tula Artists.

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