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Posted on: Mon, 2011-05-02 22:48
This looks good!
Arena Project Space is holding an arts program launch and fundraising event - a forum discussing art and politics on Tuesday 17 May, 6 pm, 2 Kerr Street Fitzroy (between Nicholson and Brunswick streets).
Arena Project Space is a new exhibition and forum space, which has grown from Arena Publications, a broad left political and cultural project that has been running for over 30 years in Melbourne.
Posted on: Fri, 2011-04-29 16:19
CAMRA researchers Chris Gibson, Andrew Warren and Chris Brennan-Horley from the University of Wollongong attended the annual Association of American Geographers (AAG) meeting in Chicago in April 2011.
They each presented papers based on their research into creativity and cultural mapping to more than 5,000 delegates.
Posted on: Mon, 2011-04-11 09:15
So, I know it might be a bit cheeky to post an article from the online mag I edit, but I thought it might be of interest to people working in the arts. What do you think of Tiara's comments?
Attempts to limit who gets to call themselves "artistsâ€ are arbitrary and exclusionary, writes Tiara the Merch Girl.
A few weeks ago I got into an online tussle of sorts with an artist I once admired, who claimed that various people calling themselves "artistsâ€ were devaluing the word for those who are "real professional artistsâ€.
Posted on: Thu, 2011-03-10 09:01
Final paragraph is particularly of note.
From The West Australian:
Mission memories *
â€œRedrawing the Map: An Interdisciplinary Geocritical Approach to Australian Cultural Narratives.â€
Posted on: Tue, 2011-03-01 07:25
Upcoming article that may be of interest:
Redrawing the Map: An Interdisciplinary Geocritical Approach to Australian Cultural Narratives.â€ _Geocritical Explorations: Space, Place, and Mapping in Literary and Cultural Studies_. Ed. Robert T. Tally. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2011.
Co-authored with Jane Stadler.
Posted on: Thu, 2011-02-17 07:03
From Planning Commissioners Journal:
How urban growth boundaries work, and why a growing number of metropolitan areas are using them, by Beth Humstone.
Interesting article and interview about the planning issues to consider when growing urban boundaries - small fee required to read entire article.
Posted on: Wed, 2011-01-19 08:00
Coordinated by the German Commission for UNESCO and the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), the publication "Mapping Cultural Diversity. Good Practices from around the Globeâ€ compiles a series of good practices related to cultural diversity carried out in different countries.
Available as a free download.
Posted on: Mon, 2010-12-20 09:49
Creative City Network of Canada has developed some 'how-to guides' to assist local governments, arts, cultural and heritage organisations with the processes of cultural planning and cultural mapping, and the development of public art projects and programs. Although they are Canadian, some of the resources may translate to Australia.
Three toolkits are available free of charge to download as PDFs: Public Art, Cultural Planning and Cultural Mapping from:
Posted on: Mon, 2010-12-06 07:31
The German Commission for UNESCO and the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) have launched the publication, Mapping Cultural Diversity - Good Practices from Around the Globe, at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on 29 November 2010.
The launch took place during a meeting of the Fourth Ordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and the Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005) (thereafter referred to as the UNESCO Convention 2005).
Posted on: Mon, 2010-11-15 07:26
New paper just published: