ARTS AND ARTISTS AND WHAT POLITICAL PARTIES REALLY THINK OF THEM

What are the most pressing issues facing the cultural sector in Victoria today – and as the state heads towards election day on 24 November? It’s a timely question as the state’s three major parties gather at the National Gallery of Victoria this afternoon for a forum where they’ll be challenged by industry leaders to put their visions and commitments on the table. It’s also timely given the massive shake-up in arts policy happening all across the country – in most cases, changes against no written policy at all. 

Victoria was Australia’s first state to adopt a creative industries framework, and to date its implementation is incomplete and has yet to be assessed…

>> Read on in Daily Review 

 

IMAGE: Part of my contribution to the Zoom project at Melbourne Now.