Dario Vacirca creates and facilitates solo and collaborative art projects and programs working across borders, art forms and models of creation. His multi-platform projects bring together artists and non-artists in the creation of aesthetically rich and politically charged interdisciplinary artworks. Dario was Artistic Director of OSCA & Well Productions, designing and directing international touring works and setting up platforms of exchange and collaboration across Oz and elsewhere. He is currently a PhD candidate, undertaking practice led research into modes and methods of critical dreaming, embodied resistance and transformation of geo-politics to geo-poetics.
Reset: A New Public Agenda for the Arts offered two days and nights of thinking and discussion about how the arts and cultural sector could work to break out of the current impasse through a radical reorganisation of cultural practice and policy.
Unpacking the Canada Council's $85m Digital Strategy Fund. What worked and what can the arts sector in Australia learn from it?
An online symposium exploring ideas of basic income and the need for an approach to economy that puts creativity and care at its centre. Led by a panel of artists, researchers, economists, scientists and philosophers, the symposium responds to current and ongoing planetary crises, and positions creativity and social ecology as integral to shaping policy and systems of value.
Little Lunch Online (LLOL) was a daily online meetup and creative exchange to support the Australian arts sector during the Corona Virus pandemic in 2020.