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Copyright Agency doubles its money for author fellowship to Melissa Lucashenko

Copyright Agency doubles its money for author fellowship to Melissa Lucashenko | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
In a time of tightened funding for the arts, the Copyright Agency has doubled the value of its Author Fellowship for a mid-to-late-career writer to $80,000. Th
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Nick Cave pays tribute to Leonard Cohen: 'The greatest of them all' - NME

Nick Cave pays tribute to Leonard Cohen: 'The greatest of them all' - NME | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
Nick Cave has joined the chorus of stars from the music world in paying tribute to the late, great Leonard Cohen.
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PM's Literary Awards judges split three of the $80,000 prizes

PM's Literary Awards judges split three of the $80,000 prizes | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
The judges of this year's Prime Minister's Literary Awards have announced joint winners in three categories.
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Kaldor Public Art Projects raises Garden Palace from the ashes

Kaldor Public Art Projects raises Garden Palace from the ashes | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
The Garden Palace caused a sensation when it was built in 1879.
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Archibalds: Nick Stathopoulos' hyperreal portrait of Deng Adut wins people's choice

Archibalds: Nick Stathopoulos' hyperreal portrait of Deng Adut wins people's choice | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
Sudanese refugee and lawyer says it is hard to look at, ‘not least because my nose looks so big!’
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ABC iview : How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr Foster?

ABC iview : How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr Foster? | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr Foster? : Nicknamed the "Mozart of Modernism", Norman Foster is an artist, innovator & visionary.
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Richard Gill at 75: Meet Australia's Great Agitator

Richard Gill at 75: Meet Australia's Great Agitator | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
In an exclusive birthday interview, music's self-confessed “bulldozer” talks to Limelight's Editor about why he’s not done yet.
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Algorithms Could Save Book Publishing—But Ruin Novels

Algorithms Could Save Book Publishing—But Ruin Novels | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
From analyzing a book's prospects to figuring out what subjects people are clamoring for, data is bigger in publishing than ever. But how much is too much?
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Legal challenge to save the Sirius

Legal challenge to save the Sirius | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
SUPPORTERS of the Sirius building in The Rocks have raised over 25,000 in a week for a legal challenge against demolishing the iconic apartments.
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Augmented Reality Games Like Pokémon Go Need a Code of Ethics—Now

Augmented Reality Games Like Pokémon Go Need a Code of Ethics—Now | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
Developers of AR games like <em>Pokémon Go</em> must realize that using the physical world as a gaming space makes them somewhat responsible for what happens there.
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Lighting spotfires under a palace of colonial power

Lighting spotfires under a palace of colonial power | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
Sydney's Garden Palace, which burned to the ground in 1882, was a monument to empire's glory. Indigenous artist Jonathan Jones is now working on an epic exhibition that will explore this historical epoch from an Aboriginal perspective.
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ABC iview : Arts News - Degas: The Impression Of A Voyeur

ABC iview : Arts News - Degas: The Impression Of A Voyeur | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
Arts News - Degas: The Impression Of A Voyeur : Degas is often associated with the impressionists but he thought of himself as a realist and captured society in a documentary style.
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ABC iview : Harry Seidler: Modernist

ABC iview : Harry Seidler: Modernist | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
Harry Seidler: Modernist : Harry Seidler: Modernist looks at Seidler's architectural and at times controversial legacy, providing an intimate portrait of his extraordinary life and work.
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Leonard Cohen: He’s our man-Writers, poets, friends and fans reflect on Leonard Cohen’s words, music and work

Leonard Cohen: He’s our man-Writers, poets, friends and fans reflect on Leonard Cohen’s words, music and work | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
Writers, poets, friends and fans reflect on Leonard Cohen’s words, music and work


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Antony Partos takes prestigious double win at 2016 Screen Music Awards

Antony Partos takes prestigious double win at 2016 Screen Music Awards | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
The scores for two very different films, the drama 99 Homes and the documentary Sherpa, have won awards.
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Frenemies: How friendship and rivalry defined modern art

Frenemies: How friendship and rivalry defined modern art | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
Some of the 20th century's most famed artists would not have created the works we know them for if they hadn't had a 'frenemy' to both antagonise and inspire them.
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"Advance, Australia Fair" | Sights and Sounds

"Advance, Australia Fair" | Sights and Sounds | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
Written by Scottish-born composer Peter Dodds McCormick and first performed in1878, Advance Australia Fair was officially declared the national anthem by the Governor-General, Sir Ninian Stephen, on 19 April...
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The tragedy of Eaten Fish, the award-winning cartoonist on Manus Island

The tragedy of Eaten Fish, the award-winning cartoonist on Manus Island | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
A young Iranian detained on Manus Island has won a prestigious international award for his cartoons reflecting life there. Our government should allow this young man to fly to the US to accept his award.
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A perfect storm: Margaret Atwood on rewriting Shakespeare’s Tempest

A perfect storm: Margaret Atwood on rewriting Shakespeare’s Tempest | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
How do you update a play about a castaway sorcerer, a malevolent creature and an air spirit? Margaret Atwood on the prisoners, politicians and hackers who make up her modern day Tempest
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This Ebook Publisher Doesn’t Have Authors. It Has Writers’ Rooms

This Ebook Publisher Doesn’t Have Authors. It Has Writers’ Rooms | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
Serial Box releases its novels the way networks release TV episodes—it writes them that way, too.
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ABC Classic FM - Midday - Author Yann Martel

ABC Classic FM - Midday - Author Yann Martel | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
Yann Martel is the author of Life of Pi, which has sold more than 12 million copies worldwide and won the 2002 Man Booker prize.
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Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 2006 – Mothers and Sons, by Colm Tóibín

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 2006 – Mothers and Sons, by Colm Tóibín | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
Colm Tóibín’s short stories bring into the light the side of themselves that people try to bury

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Art Music Awards to honour Australian composer

Art Music Awards to honour Australian composer | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
Helen Gifford will receive an award for distinguished service at the 2016 Art Music Awards.
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Adelaide Festival: SA government banks on Barrie Kosky opera to revive fortunes

Adelaide Festival: SA government banks on Barrie Kosky opera to revive fortunes | Arts + Culture | Scoop.it
Barrie Kosky's celebrated production of Handel's Saul is the centrepiece of the 2017 Adelaide Festival.
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