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Northern Groundswell | Lismore

  A subtropical university city in the far north of NSW, Lismore, is often overshadowed by its trendier, Northern Rivers neighbours in the creative stakes. Read more

Wired Lab Awarded For 'Southern Encounter'

Celebrating the outstanding achievements of Australian musicians, the Art Music Awards, awarded The Wired Lab's 2012 Southern Encounter project with two awards in the categories: Award for Excellence in Experimental Music Award for Excellence in a Regional Area Curated by Sarah Last, founding member of The Wired Lab, Southern Encounter was a highly experimental arts of sound project commissioned for the artistic program of Regional Arts Australia’s 2012 National Regional Arts Conference and Festival, ‘Kumuwuki / Big Wave’, held in Goolwa, South Australia October 18-21st 2012. Read more

Artist in Profile | The Outlandish Summer Land

  On the 1st of spring, Summer Land’s debut novel was officially launched at a signing at Berkelouw Bookshop in Sydney. Summerlandish is a Gen Y quarter-century memoir filled with more sticky situations and backside-tearing adventures (yes, you read that correctly) than most people cram into a lifetime, and began as a blog and an eBook. Read more

Regional Arts Australia Appoints Lindy Allen as Acting Executive Director

  Following the recent departure of Regional Arts Australia's Executive Director, Jane Scott, after two years in the role, RAA Chair Dennis Goldner has announced that former Director of Regional Arts Victoria, Lindy Allen, will step into the role for six months, to support RAA whilst a recruitment process takes place. Read more

Regional Arts NSW’s ArtLinks

Links we love    Dreaming of bright lights & the big smoke? City of Sydney public art tender. Creative Coast runs fantastic ticket giveaways on their Facebook. Read more

Emerging Aboriginal Writers | Saltwater Freshwater

  Expressions of Interest Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance Aboriginal Corporation is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from emerging Aboriginal writers on the Mid North Coast of NSW for our Storytelling to Design Project: Guunumba: bring to life. Read more

Regional Arts NSW's ArtLinks

Links we love from across NSW   Outback Arts weavers are on show at the MCA in "String Theory" Arts Northern Rivers have launched a fabulous new blog Election Fever or Fatigue? Here's a look at the future of the arts after this weekend Arts OutWest have partnered with CIIC to offer free business advice to creative businesses in the Far West Hang out on Facebook with Creative Coast Powerhouse Museum Regional Internships open to individuals & small working in regional and rural cultural heritage. Read more

Skate Park Shadows | Community Mural Armidale

  The Armidale Skate Park Community Mural is a collaboration between Beyond Empathy and Armidale Dumaresq Council. Part of Beyond Empathy’s initiative called Access All Areas: Opening Doors to Community for Young People in Armidale, it engaged artists Wendy Kimpton and Jonathon Larsen to stencil silhouettes of skaters on the wall. Read more

New England Sings! wins Arts Music Awards

  The New England Conservatorium of Music (NECOM) has put Armidale on the map by taking out the national award for Excellence in Music Education at the prestigious Arts Music Awards gala event on Monday 26 August at the NIDA Parade Theatre in Sydney. Read more