Lizzie Bea’s joyous performance as Tracy Turnblad on Britain’s Got Talent helped bring the importance of live theatre to the forefront of the national consciousness. Here she talks about that BTG number alongside Michael Ball, her excitement at returning to the stage despite the pandemic and why she wants to breakdown casting stereotypes and play Elphaba.
One of Australia’s most iconic and well-known skincare brands, Ella Baché, has teamed up with Melbourne-based abstract artist Fern Siebler to design the packaging of their 2020 Christmas Collection.
First Nations art will make an unrivalled statement in the Gold Coast’s Bleach Festival with a powerful program that includes a 100 square metre, hand-woven “mosaic masterpiece” by a group of Indigenous women drawn from across south-east Queensland that will blanket the Burleigh beachfront.
Coinciding with the thirtieth anniversary of WA’s Pride Parade, AGWA presents the bright, ironic, playful and scathing poster work of queer artist and activist David McDiarmid.
Always Was, Always Will Be - Recognises that First Nations people have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years. NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each year to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Artmarketspace is delighted to be working with connections of New York based Australian artist David Rankin, in staging a new market concept: A Single-Artist Auction Retrospective. Auction being held on Sunday 29 November online at artmarketspace.com at 5pm AEST. This curated auction comprises 11 fine works that span each decade of the artist’s career starting in the 1960’s in Australia and ending up to the early 2000’s in New York, where David Rankin now lives with his wife, the celebrated author Lily Brett.
State Theatre Company South Australia has welcomed three corporate partners who will support its mission to create phenomenal and inclusive theatre for local audiences in 2021.
The second instalment in the Dazza and Keif Go Viral Trilogy, this November Dazza and Keif Go Viral in Space with Ya Mum reaches warp speed at the 2020 Melbourne Fringe Festival. #DazzaandKeif @dazzaandkeif
Ice Music Festival Norway where musicians play with ice is truly one of a kind. It takes place in Finse, a remote village lost in the mountains that can only be reached by train in the Winter months, because of ferocious snowstorms and freezing cold wind it has been described as an Antarctica in miniature. Well, for this year’s edition Finse has completely changed its face, the ice music lovers experienced a temperature of some degrees above zero even after sunset. @icemusicfestivalnorway @icemusic @uniquefestival @Finse @Norway @terjeisungset
Join us for a printed Head On Photo Festival this November at the iconic Bondi Beach and other venues around Sydney! In a difficult year and after presenting the world-first online photography festival, we are especially thrilled to be able to present this physical series of beautiful and topical exhibitions.
Re/construction brings together artists, one community group and two curators to reread the legacy of Jack Mundey and the Green Bans. Jack Mundey's whole life was one giant spatial project. But he didn't need art to do what he did, he had the context of the union movement. Discussing Jack Mundey's concept of green bans and public space as a 'spatial project' in an art context, is implying a common link between the union movement and art, which makes us aware of the way both offer room for alternative thinking or challenges to mainstream thinking.
Online art exhibition “Contactless”, a collection of 22 ink paintings on rice paper by virtual story-telling artist Louise Soloway Chan, captures the unintended consequence of the pandemic in Hong Kong-loneliness, fear and panic.
Photoplay Films has launched the provocative ‘Letters’, a film aiming to raise awareness and mobilise political support for the Climate Change Act.
When one door closes, another opens. Forced to cool his heels at his studio during the pandemic, master photographer and traveler Art Wolfe has created an online virtuoso course of artistic photographic composition. Infused with the wisdom, wit, and skill from a career spanning five decades, Pathways to Creativity is an evergreen, epic learning experience for photographers and creatives of all backgrounds and professions.
As part of the PhotoSaintGermain festival, Rubis Mécénat presents “Daleside”, a commission to French photographer Cyprien Clément-Delmas and South African photographer, Magnum Photos Associate and Of Soul and Joy alumni Lindokuhle Sobekwa. The photographic commission documents Daleside, an Afrikaner suburb in the south-east of Johannesburg, South Africa.
Musical theatre stars and recent graduates are teaming up with Britain's Got Talent alumni for the online charity concert, @FutureSpotlight. #SpotlightOnTheFutureLIVE #OnlineConcert #MusicalTheatre
Just Another Agency presents, “Release It” - a limited edition, time released, print launch.
Join Kate Baker and Erica Izard two of the finalists from FUSE Glass Prize 2020 at Australian Design Centre
Winners of the 2020 Maritime Art Prize have been announced to an international audience via an online streaming event at the Mission to Seafarers Victoria, Docklands. The Maritime Art Prize and Exhibition is a highly regarded competition that has been hosted at the heritage- listed Mission building in Melbourne’s Docklands for eighteen years. Due to covid-19 restrictions in Victoria, this year’s exhibition is being hosted online.
Running live online for ONE DAY ONLY on Saturday the 7th of November 2020, the third annual Austen Con is a much-loved celebration and exploration of all things Jane Austen. #24CarrotProductions #AustenCon2020