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Pablo Latona

Published: Monday, 7 June 2021

Pablo is a funsmith. That means he invents playful experiences and offers them to other humans. Performing and directing for 25 years, he began as a circus performer before moving into physical theatre, clown, and participatory art. In that time he has directed dance shows in Nairobi; toured Europe with a monkey; taught skipping in […]

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Emma McManus


Emma McManus is a theatre-maker, musician, director and current peer for the Australia Council for the Arts. A founding member of performance collective Applespiel, she has performed at Next Wave, Sydney Festival, Performance Space, Malthouse Theatre and You Are Here. In 2018 she was an intern with queer feminist theatre collective The Rabble and presented […]

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Sophia Dacy-Cole + Mils DC

Published: Friday, 26 February 2021

Sophia is a sculptor, performance artist and art writer with a Masters in Fine Art from Monash University, whose work has been shown in Brazil, USA, Canada, Scotland, Switzerland, Romania and Australia. Her work is concerned with the intersection of art and activism. She recently returned from Montreal where she was working for SenseLab: an […]

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Live Art Lab

Published: Friday, 12 February 2021

Live Art Lab is a creative development program supporting independent ACT artists to develop live art projects with the help and support of their chosen mentors. Artists who are interested in risk taking and unapologetic experimentation with playful and political ideas about the world we live in were selected for the program. Meet our Live […]

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Toolkit Chats

Published: Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Join one of A+G’s Programs Team: Rochelle Whyte, Adelaide Rief or Sia Ahmad for a FREE one-on-one session to chat about your creative practice. In these sessions you can ask questions and get access to tailored advice and recommendations. We can advise on grant applications, residencies, marketing your practice, business development, budgets, suggest networks and […]

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LiveArt Lab: A Creative Development Program

Published: Sunday, 1 March 2020

Welcome to LiveArt Lab 2020! We are happy to announce our three lab project residents, Zev Aviv, Hanna Cormick and sibling duo Mils DC and Sophia Dacy-Cole! These artists will be working with professional  mentors to guide and facilitate the development of their  Live Art projects. Welcome to our artists, we can’t wait to kick-start our […]

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Artist Toolkit: Grant Application Workshop

Published: Friday, 31 January 2020

Grants! Grants! Grants! Are you applying for an artsACT grant? Is it making your head spin? Do you just need someone to bounce ideas off? Come along to an informal grant writing support session specifically designed to help artists preparing applications for artsACT’s Arts Activities Grants in the upcoming round closing soon. In the session […]

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Kids x Art Residency: Call Outs 2021

Published: Friday, 24 January 2020

Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres is excited to call for applications to the Kids x Art Residency Program in 2021. Running from July – December 2021, the residency offers an ACT based (or connected) artist the opportunity to develop or extend their practice in creating compelling and enriching contemporary arts engagement opportunities for children and […]

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Artists Toolkit Program

Published: Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Artists Toolkit supports ACT based artists to develop and maintain sustainable, fulfilling careers in the arts during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Running from January – 30 October 2020 the Artists Toolkit program offers: open public workshops on topics like: setting goals, grants and opportunities, marketing, community engagement and environmental sustainability small group workshops for […]

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Live Art Lab Residency: CALL OUTS 2021


Live Art Lab is a creative development program supporting independent ACT artists to develop live art projects with professional mentorship. From July – December 2021, A + G will offer up to 3 individual artists (or groups/ project) a creative development opportunity with 3 peer meetings, 40 hours in-kind space, 12 hours professional mentorship, and […]

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