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What could we all be doing and thinking about differently? These panels will help you understand the nature and variety of impacts that affect or support you and your community’s creativity and art making with a nod to the past and a view to the future.
View sessions within the Organisatios, Policies, Partnerships and Future Models theme
What difference does it make when you take a whole of city/region approach and place culture in a leading role? The Norwegians have described this as creating ‘a state of mind that lasts…’Read full summary
A facet of leadership is about being committed to taking risks. The work artists produce is the material of questioning and risk taking. Embracing uncertainty increases our capacity to turn a problem or crisis into an opportunity. But there’s a tension between artistic risk and innovation, and accessibility and acceptance.Read full summary
Crowd funding has emerged as a significant new player in the global fundraising landscape. Over the past few years we have witnessed different crowd funding campaigns ‘go viral’ – crowd funding’s real point of difference because it allows supporters to access global supporters who would never otherwise have been able to connect with a campaign.Read full summary
We are currently witnessing a changing landscape in regional and national touring in Australia with hotly contested frameworks and mechanisms along with a national review delivered in April.Read full summary
A selection of pixels from the digital world. The panel’s breadth of experience ranges from a remote community experience in WA to a writer who lives in the Northern Rivers region in NSW.Read full summary
Be it inhabiting empty spaces in new ways or using digital tools to re-imagine community spaces, people are place making all over the place! And they’re getting their local governments on board to assist them!
This panel will bring together the energy required that activates such initiatives to discuss the main tools used, the successes and challenges, the pitfalls and benefits.Read full summary
This panel will examine the need for artistic integrity in Aboriginal communities and the strategic research and documentation surrounding coordinated approaches to cultural maintenance.Read full summary
It’s Coming! The NBN is coming! And with it a prediction that a wave of mainstream product from the United States will be streaming straight to our houses filling our lives with digital soap bubbles overflowing from our screens!
However the NBN is two way tube of communication and these panelists know it.Read full summary
In the lead up to the 2014 Regional Arts Australia Conference and in relation to the current resources boom we thought it might be good to get the conversation started about mining and it’s impact on community and culture, and vice versa.Read full summary
In 2011 Community Arts Network SA published an Artwork Journal called “arts, culture and resilience” where academics and arts practitioners from across Australia to responded to English researcher and writer Mark Robinson’s 2010 paper for the Arts Council England, “Making Adaptive Resilience Real”. Kumuwuki / big wave now presents an opportunity to pick up the conversation where the Artwork Journal left off.Read full summary
Established cultural venues, town halls, even tin sheds can play the important function of hubs of activity where notions of placemaking occur.
This panel will explore the role of the “hub”, through looking at those that have been established for some time through to the emerging and burgeoning.Read full summary
Okay, so the internet has been around for a while now right? And we all know how broadband is going to change our worlds and revolutionise our sector - especially in rural and regional communities. But are we actually connecting yet as a sector? If not, why not?Read full summary
Alison Tickell (Julie's Bicycle) and Angharad Wynne-Jones (TippingPoint Australia, Arts House) have an open dialogue about their experiences of creating and participating in sustainability initiatives in the arts and culture sectors.Read full summary