Curious to see what other creatives are up to in your community?
We’ve put together a quick Q & A to answer all your questions and help you SHIFT your thinking about regional arts.
WHAT IS SHIFT?
A one-day event exploring arts, culture and creativity and their power to transform spaces, communities and lives.
WHO SHOULD COME?
Anyone with an interest in the arts, community, or culture who wants to see their region thrive.
WHO WILL I MEET THERE?
Three of the country’s most interesting cultural leaders plus 100 other creative practitioners, community volunteers and Council representatives from across our region.
WHO IS SPEAKING?
Wesley Enoch: Award winning playwright and Artistic Director of the Sydney Festival
Ros Abercrombie: Executive Director of Regional Arts Australia with years of experience curating festivals and cultural events across Australia.
Shakthi Sivanathan: Artistic Director of Co-Curious – a Western Sydney based production company focusing of creating works that celebrate diversity.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT?
A stellar program of speakers and the unique opportunity to speak with them in roundtable discussions
Some quick-fire presentations of local case studies highlighting the creativity of our region
Thought provoking discussions and opportunities to reflect and be inspired
Like-minded people willing to share ideas and resources
A few creative surprises
WHAT ABOUT FOOD?
A coffee van will be there in the morning to kickstart the day, lunch and refreshments will also be provided.
WHEN AND WHERE?
Coolamon, The Up to Date Store, Friday August 30th, 2019. 10AM-4:30PM (registration from 9:15AM)