Art and Culture
In this group of interviews, visual artists, performers and others from the art world discuss the practise of their craft, the role of art in an urban setting and issues affecting the cultural life of Sydney. As well as practitioners, there is a focus on cultural venues including cinemas, and public art projects within the City of Sydney’s boundaries.
Creating public art and mural work in Sydney
On planning a sculpture to memorialise Mum Shirl
Catherine de Lorenzo
Memorialising Father Ted Kennedy and Mum Shirl
Sydney Festival, The directors mission to give Sydney a voice.
Attracting a younger audience to the Sydney Festival.
Interview with Belgium born former Director of Sydney Festival.
The struggles of a Sydney Festival Director from 1995 to 1997.
The first foreign director of the Sydney Festival.
Mr Sydney. Pleasing a public who pay for the arts.
Yininmadyemi - Thou didst let fall. A Hyde Park sculpture.
Native Stranger' A Sydney based visual and installation artist.
Guerrilla Gallery' An unauthorised photographic installation.
The upbringing, education and career of an Indigenous filmmaker.
'Youngsters' The artist behind the bronze sculptures.
The Bush Music Club, Castlereagh St in central Sydney
Richard Bradshaw and Tina Matthews
Puppets and productions. The Marionette Theatre of Australia.
A career within the Australian Theatre of the Deaf.
Crawford and Turpin. kinetic installations in the public sphere.
An Australian Pop Artist, his childhood and artistic influences
'Professor Wallace', entertainer magician, juggler, stuntman.
Conceptual art. The Tank Project, Art & About 2008.
Living in APV. The Tank Project, Art and About festival 2008.
Michael Thomas Hill
Forgotten Songs' The meaning behind a permanent public art work.