I can remember the first time a cultural discussion paper had that effect on me and those around me—the first was when David Throsby and Devon Mills’ When are you going to get a real job?: an economic study of Australian artists emerged as a research report for the Australia Council in 1989. The... more
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Cultural Capital: The Rise and Fall of Creative Britain by Robert Hewison review – a Faustian pact David Edgar writes in the Guardian Weekly 16.01.15 Photo: Tony Blair examines a model of the Millennium Dome in 1998. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA Archive/Press Association Images Should some... more
Currency Press and Currency House have co-published an Ebook on Rolf de Heer by Jane Freebury DANCING TO HIS SONG - details HERE Watch Rolf de Heer talk about his work with Nick Parsons below.
‘In dreams begin responsibility’, WB Yeats Last December, I took part in a forum at the Griffin Theatre in Sydney asking the question ‘does Australia need a national theatre’ (a NTA)? The answer for the other panelists seemed to be ‘no’. Our current institutions are as much of a national theatre... more