Artistic Courage: reimagining work, ambition, and equity in the arts
Date: 12:00-5:00pm AEST Friday 29 July 2022 
Location: Online – register (free!) for your link to access the event

With opening remarks and concluding discussion by Esther Anatolitis.

This symposium brings together artists, researchers, and organisers to yarn, present, and perform about their diverse arts practices and imagine creative approaches for the future of work in the visual arts sector. Participants present creative ideas that challenge existing processes and structures to create more equitable, inclusive and collaborative approaches that recognise and embrace the diverse cultural and social values in artistic and creative practices today. 

The event is free and all are welcome to join us.
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This event is co-convened by Bev Munro, Channon Goodwin, Chloë Powell, and Dr Marnie Badham. It is part of the three-year Australian Research Council Linkage project entitled Visual Arts Work: sustainable strategies for the Australian visual arts and craft sector led by researchers from RMIT University and the University of Melbourne, and industry partners the National Association of the Visual Arts (NAVA), and the Australian Museums and Galleries Association (AMaGA). Test Pattern is a Partner Investigator on this project.

IMAGE: Ana Tiquia, WORKPLACE, 2019-2021, participatory performance, installation (detail). Photography: Agniezka Chabros.