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Salt Room interview: Sandra Renew

Published: Friday, 24 February 2017

For each edition of the Salt Room in 2017, our poetry curator, Andrew Galan, is asking performers a series of questions to provide some insight into their practice and themselves, as well as a short work they would like to share. Each of these questions has been found in the interviews of well-known poets.   […]

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Salt Room interview: Shane Strange

Published: Thursday, 23 February 2017

For each edition of the Salt Room in 2017, our poetry curator, Andrew Galan, is asking performers a series of questions to provide some insight into their practice and themselves, as well as a short work they would like to share. Each of these questions has been found in the interviews of well-known poets. ‘Is […]

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Ralph Indie 2017 – applications now open!

Published: Thursday, 15 December 2016

After a sold-out season of Ralph Indie in 2016, we’re calling for applications for artists to participate in the 2017 program! Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres’ Ralph Indie program supports the development and presentation of new performance works. Artists will be afforded the space and time needed to experiment and play with bold and brave artistic ideas. Successful […]

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Producers Toolkit # 5: innovative funding models

Published: Friday, 9 December 2016

Our presenters at the Producers Toolkit #5 were Esther Gyorki, Program Coordinator at the Australian Cultural Fund (ACF), and Stuart McMillen, an ACT based cartoonist. Stuart has run a few very successful crowdfunding campaigns in his time and generously shared his tips and experience with us. The ACF is a fundraising platform for Australian artists, […]

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Out of Space at Gorman Arts Centre

Published: Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Ainslie and Gorman’s Out of Space public art project officially launched on Wednesday 6 April at Gorman Arts Centre, and features work by Chris ‘Walrus’ Dalzell and Ms Constance Spry’s Letter Writing Service. Developed with the aim of activating the recently renovated Batman St forecourts, Out of Space encourages visitors to actively engage with the […]

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Strange Attractor Writer in Residence Program: Applications now open!

Published: Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Strange Attractor are calling for applications for the 2016 Writer in Residence (WiR) program! An initiative of Strange Attractor and funded by Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres, the Writer in Residence program is an excellent opportunity for a writer to critically engage with, and creatively respond to, interdisciplinary arts practice and contemporary performance. This is a paid residency, and attracts […]

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The musicians of Vinegar Tom

Published: Thursday, 1 December 2016

Music plays an important part in COUP: Canberra’s presentation of Caryl Churchill’s Vinegar Tom, the third and final production in our Ralph Indie series. Influenced by famed poet, playwright and theatre director, Bertold Brecht, Churchill bookends scenes in Vinegar Tom with songs performed by musicians in contemporary dress. Encouraging the audience the reflect on, and critique the action […]

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Producers Toolkit Scholarship Program

Published: Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Producers Toolkit is a series of 6 weekly sessions focused around contemporary issues in creative production practice. Focused on the work done by creative producers, but relevant to a range of people working in the Arts, each session will feature a presentation by provocateurs from across the Arts and engage local producers in discussion about […]

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Future Possible: re-directing design

Published: Thursday, 8 September 2016

Is design dead? The ideas and inspirations from “Future Possible: re-directing design” on 23 August at Gorman Arts Centre. In our first edition of Future Possible, we explored the future of design with Dr. Eleni Kalantidou, a design psychologist with a unique and radical perspective on design futures. Across one and a half hours we […]

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Harriet and Pierce find 11 ways to #BreaktheInternet

Published: Thursday, 18 February 2016

Harriet Gillies and Pierce Wilcox took some time out from rehearsing They’ve Already Won to bring you this informative listicle. 1. Apple is forced to hack their own software. Using a 227-year-old piece of legislation, an accommodating judiciary, and a US distracted by Donald Trump’s hair, the FBI has ordered Apple to build a backdoor into […]

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