A pleasant sunset cruise with a pop-up performance, an art installation and a soundscape were each enjoyable in their own right but there was little transition between them.
Julian Day reports from The Listening Academy, a symposium in Berlin where participants explored how listening can be a powerful social tool.
Stateless, a new ABC miniseries examining Australia’s onshore detention system hopes to spark complex conversations.
The artist has taken out the $100,000 award for his portrait of contemporary Australian artist and Zen Buddhist Lindy Lee.
A painting of Jimmy Barnes has won the Packing Room Prize, with Guy Pearce and Meryl Tankard among the other finalists.
There’s plenty of evidence to indicate engaging in the arts is beneficial to mental health, says Festival Director Jill Bennett. Continue reading Get unlimited digital access from $3 per month Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in
Taking place over 22 days, the Festival presents an array of delights both challenging and immersive.
Jonathan Holloway has announced his first festival highlight: a "miraculous" collision of ballet, visual art and electro-pop.
Music and storytelling combine in a performance that brings narrative archetypes to life.
The Gold Coast contemporary arts extravaganza mingles sport and arts in this year’s festival, says AD Louise Bezzina.
Relentlessly obsessive and fragmented, Nicole Lizée's works tease apart familiar scenes and sounds.
Orchestras around the country celebrate the Year of the Rooster as Tan Dun tours Australia.
Composers Matt Rankin and Vanessa Nimmo are harvesting old technology to create new sounds. Continue reading Get unlimited digital access from $3 per month Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in