AI WEIWEI: NEVER SORRY is the inside story of a dissident for the digital age who inspires global audiences and blurs the boundaries of art and politics. First-time director Alison Klayman gained unprecedented access to Ai while working as a journalist in China. Her detailed portrait provides a nuanced exploration of contemporary China and one of its most compelling public figures.
Thinking Drawing: Drawing Symposium
This symposium brings artists together to talk about the materiality of as a thoughtful and thought provoking activity. They will explore the many ways that is used as a tool for investigating ideas with an emphasis being placed on the role of the artists’ physicality in the processes of making and about contemporary practices. Virginia Coventry, Andrew Christofides, Joe Frost, Cameron Robbins, Margaret Roberts and Jude Rae will discuss the ways artists use drawings to both think and make.
There has long been tension between art and community to provide a framework of support to explore new relationships and new modes of cultural production. Kon Gouriotis explores these tensions and creation for new conversations between art and community through the exploration of three art and community engagement projects; C3West, Viet Nam Voices and Anita & Beyond. Kon Gouriotis OAM has held various Australian visual arts leadership roles including, Director of the Australian Centre for Photography, Australia Council for the Arts Visual Arts Board and Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre..
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Mirra Whale and Christopher Dewar @ NAS : NAS Aboriginal Art Centre Internship Program. Art Forum
Photograph’s courtesy of Mirra Whale and Christopher Dewar