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Aesthetic verges.

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At its heart, Augury and Aether has always been a highly personal project to which the stunning natural environment of Baw Baw Shire gave life. Whilst my aesthetic verges on the mythical at its heart it has always been to challenge perceptions of disability and to create images that...

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A new day ahead

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Our Marketing and Publicity Manager, Catherine French was in Stratford with the Regional Arts Victoria team, for the Annual General Meeting and Member Celebration. She reflects on the day.  We piled into the work car for the trip to Stratford, set with Muddy Waters and the 1001 Albums to...

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Taking pictures on your phone

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Following our recent article with Eddie, Partnerships Coordinator about the importance of signing release forms – we spoke with photographer Sarah Walker about the best ways people can take photos from their smart phones. You see, we receive hundreds of applications throughout the year for support from the Regional Arts Fund. They...

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How a wombat changed a town

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Or The Power of Art. This is a story about an artist, a wombat and the community that has embraced them. If you’ve been living under a rock, here’s a summary In 2018, Emily Bissland from ABC in Warrnambool, made a little film about a wombat that was painted...

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Images and Privacy: The person’s identity is clear

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Late last year several lucky RAV staff members were offered the opportunity to attend an Arts, Law and You workshop hosted by Arts West and Western Edge Youth Arts. Knowing this was an area in which I wanted to increase my knowledge I jumped at the chance, reprioritising my...

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As the intermediary

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  Buzzing with excitement, our Arts & Education team attended the Drama Australia National Conference in December 2018, held at the Victorian College of the Arts. Hosted by Drama Victoria, the annual conference provides professional learning opportunities for Drama Educators in Victoria, supporting and advocating for Drama Education.  It’s...

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Contrast in Space Making

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The first thing I noticed when arriving in the Pilbara was the incredible contrast between the burnt red earth and the clear blue sky. The colour of the landscape is something you don’t see very often on this planet. I had the pleasure of heading west to attend Performing...

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Photo Gallery | 2018 AGM and Members’ Celebration

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Regional Arts Victoria staff, Members and Board Members gathered at the Footscray Community Arts Centre on Saturday 26 May for the 2018 AGM and Members’ Celebration. All photos by Snehargho Ghosh.  

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Townships light up the Bass Coast

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On Saturday 7 April, the small townships of Pioneer Bay, Grantville, Tenby Point, Corinella and Coronet Bay lit up the Bass Coast with Luminous Galleries. Artists, residents, families and Bass Valley Primary School students worked together to create extraordinary light sculptures in the community spaces along the coastline. Read...

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Photo Gallery | 2017 AGM and Members' Celebration

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This year’s Annual General Meeting and Members Celebration was replete with smiling faces and positive conversations about the future. Have a peek at some photos from the day!                       Thank you to everyone who came along to this year’s...

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Australia Day Awards

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Creative collaborations have featured in this year’s Australia Day awards, recognising local leadership and vision that leaves a lasting legacy. Regional Arts Victoria congratulates the Small Town Transformations project teams from Dookie and Ouyen for their awards. The Dookie Earthed Small Town Transformations project received two Australia Day awards...

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