Racism in the arts – reform or revolution?
Anti-Asian sentiment sparked by Covid-19, the Black Lives Matter movement and questions of ongoing racism in the screen and cultural sectors have all created headlines in this crazy year of 2020.
What is the role and responsibility of the creative sector in the fight for racial justice? How can arts and cultural organisations work with Indigenous peoples, people of colour and minority groups in ways that transcend mere gesture and symbolism?
When do we ‘call out’ and when do we ‘call-in’ individuals and organisations? As activists, artists, community members and leaders, should we take the path of reform or instead dismantle the structures that persist in excluding, silencing and harming?
Re-activate: Beyond Step Three – a new resource for recovery
SAMAG presents the Australia Council’s Head of Sector Development, Jade Lillie; leading cultural sector consultant, Sandra Fields and Ali Murphy-Oates, Managing Director at Moogahlin Performing Arts.
Together they will bring us up to speed on RE-ACTIVATE: BEYOND STEP THREE – A NEW RESOURCE TO SUPPORT COVID-19 RECOVERY and share what they’ve learnt and experienced through the sector recovery process.
Phoenix Rising: Re-Imagining Sydney with Jess Scully
Join SAMAG and Jess Scully, Deputy Lord Mayor of Sydney as she explores how the cities around Australia and the world can use their resources to support artists, culture, and creativity through times of lockdown and recovery. As artists and arts workers move their work to a digital space, what happens to the investment in creative spaces and cultural venues? What role can the creative community have in rebuilding the city and its economy? And […]
Brave New World: Chris Keely explores the future of the creative and cultural sector in Australia.
Join SAMAG and Executive Director of Create NSW, Chris Keely as he reflects on this ‘brave new world’ of social distancing and stay at home culture, and what it means for the future of the creative and cultural sector in NSW and Australia. This webinar will be an ‘in conversation style’ discussion moderated by Anne Maria Nicholson – Anne Maria is the former National ABCTV arts reporter and an expert interviewer. She sits on the board […]
SAMAG Mentor Speed Dating
Join SAMAG for a night of mentor speed dating at 107 Projects in Redfern, and connect with someone who has years of experience in your field, whether they are an art lawyer, accountant, HR specialist, marketing whizz, funding expert, stage manager, artist manager, rights lawyer, or publisher. There will be timed group discussions with each mentor at multiple tables and plenty of space to network in between. If you are seeking a one-on-one discussion, then see our Arts Genius Bar where mentors who are experts in their fields will answer your questions and may well breathe new life into your vision. Join round table for questions you would like to share […]
Corinne Estrada: Talks about cultural leadership and fundraising
Drawing her experiences hosting Communicating the Arts and Culture Business conferences around the world, Corinne Estrada will talk about branding and fundraising when cultural organisations reopen. She will focus on Tate Modern, (London), Fondation Louis Vuitton Paris), Fondation Pinault (Paris) and Platforme 10 (Lausanne) which is opening in 2020 and will be featured in the upcoming Communicating the Arts Conference (12-14 November). She will introduce the new generation of cultural leaders running these landmark institutions.
Corinne Estrada is an expert in communications, branding and event management. She founded Paris-based international communications agency Agenda in 1995 and Agenda Pacific in Sydney in 2013.
Youth arts – why we should care what young people think
A quick-style insight conversation focussing on the developing role and growth of youth committees and young people’s advisory groups within our arts and cultural organisations.
The Black Market: Building Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Audiences
Our panel presentation explored the potential and benefits of connecting with Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander audiences and ways that producers of Indigenous cultural content might consider marketing this product to non-Indigenous stakeholders.
SAMAG brought together a team of experts and participants to discuss the opportunities and challenges of working with older people, a rapidly growing segment of the Australian population, and how existing artists can sustain a career as they age
Creativity versus Robots
Can blockchain help musicians manage their royalties or artists track the provenance of their works? What is the role of artificial intelligence in the creative process? Is it still art if it was made by a robot? What role will culture play in maintaining our humanity in a fully automated future? We spend a lot of time discussing how emerging technologies will disrupt our everyday world. But these technologies are used in surprising and unanticipated ways by […]