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Feral Arts is a national community arts and cultural development (CACD) company with a focus on supporting campaigns, connectedness and capacity building across the whole arts and cultural sector. We take a leadership role in responding to national watershed issues for the arts sector and broader community. We work to ensure CACD remains at the forefront of policy and program development at all times.

Arts Front (www.artsfront.com) is five-year project (2017 - 2021) supporting artists to take the lead in shaping the future of culture and the arts in Australia. Arts Front is a chance think and act beyond our current systems: what could culture and the arts in Australia look like in 2030 and how do we go about making our visions a reality.

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Artist* Led Economy

Artist* Led Economy

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Artist* Led Economy

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Arts Captioners

A group of artists who provide captioning services.

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A group of artists who provide captioning services.

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Arts Front Leadership Group

A leadership group supporting the Art Front project.

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A leadership group supporting the Art Front project.

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Arts, Creativity and Education Futures

A collaborative space for the Arts, Creativity and Education program at Montessori International College in 2019.

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A collaborative space for the Arts, Creativity and Education program at Montessori International College in 2019.

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Cultural Gardeners

The Cultural Gardeners - Australian Cultural Alliance for Climate Action

Growing a nation of stewards caring for environment, arts & culture. First Nations first on every Country.

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The Cultural Gardeners - Australian Cultural Alliance for Climate Action

Growing a nation of stewards caring for environment, arts & culture. First Nations first on every Country.

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Darwin CREATIVE

Darwin CREATIVE is an arts and cultural community building and profile raising program for the City of Darwin. 

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Darwin CREATIVE is an arts and cultural community building and profile raising program for the City of Darwin. 

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Over 3 years MAV will facilitate Out of the Box, a new intercultural arts network to develop and connect cultural workers and artists of colour in Shepparton, Bendigo and online.

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Over 3 years MAV will facilitate Out of the Box, a new intercultural arts network to develop and connect cultural workers and artists of colour in Shepparton, Bendigo and online.

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Environment

The Arts Front Environment Group is leading arts sector's response to the environmental and climate change emergency. 

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The Arts Front Environment Group is leading arts sector's response to the environmental and climate change emergency. 

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Eudlo Creek Video Group

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Eudlo Creek Video Group

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Field Trip

Field Trip is a collaborative online space for people working at the intersection of arts, science, technology and the environment.

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Field Trip is a collaborative online space for people working at the intersection of arts, science, technology and the environment.

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The First Nations Dialogues Lenapehoking New York 2019, is a series of Indigenous led performances, discussions, workshops and ceremony. 

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The First Nations Dialogues Lenapehoking New York 2019, is a series of Indigenous led performances, discussions, workshops and ceremony. 

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A First Nations Working Group

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International Digital Platform - collaborative space

A collaborative space for people working on the development an International Digital Platform (IDP) for the arts sector.

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A collaborative space for people working on the development an International Digital Platform (IDP) for the arts sector.

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Planetary Regeneration

This project will take a creative-led transdisciplinary approach to the challenge of planetary regeneration. 

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This project will take a creative-led transdisciplinary approach to the challenge of planetary regeneration. 

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Rural and Regional Visioning 

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Rural and Regional Visioning 

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The Butterfly Effect

Gamification of cultural and environmental action through schools.

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Gamification of cultural and environmental action through schools.

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The Performing Arts Network of New Zealand (PANNZ) Arts Market is New Zealand's premiere event for artists, producers, presenters and industry leaders from across the performing arts sector.

Auckland, New Zealand
Mar 13 2023 To Mar 16 2023

AAWP conference 2022

UniSC, 90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sunshine Coast
Nov 28 2022 To Nov 30 2022

Val Plumwood Memorial Lecture

The 2022 lecture is provided by Dr Richard Twine,  Reader in Social Sciences and Co-Director of the Centre for Human Animal Studies (CfHAS) at Edge Hill University. Talk title - 'Val Plumwood’s contribution to intersectional veganism and why the use of the term ‘intersectionality’ need not be seen as appropriation'

2000, Sydney
Oct 13 2022

With the commitment by the new federal government to renew and reinstate the Creative Australia National cultural policy by the end of 2022, there is a perfect opportunity to complete the Arts Front 2030 work, and promote the ideas and visions for the future that people have contributed over the last five years.

Jul 01 2022 To Jun 30 2023

Join us for a discussion about the future of arts and culture in Australia: the key visions, approaches and initiatives of different parties and candidates, and why supporting and rebuilding Australia’s arts and cultural sector is an important challenge for future Australian governments.

Marion Cultural Centre Adelaide
Apr 29 2022

MADE App is designed to capture a person’s physical experiences into ART. Generating drawings as you swagger, move and stroll. It is a staggeringly simple concept with beautiful results - with each person becoming the artist and agent of their own true ‘Selfie’. Of being present in the world and unique as your finger print. In App stores March 5th and walking event March 12th

Sunshine Coast
Mar 12 2022 To Mar 12 2022

SPACE TO CREATE – First Nations Music Residency - November 8 –14

Alice Springs
Mar 06 2022 To Mar 13 2022

The Performing Arts Network of New Zealand (PANNZ) Arts Market is New Zealand's premiere event for artists, producers, presenters and industry leaders from across the performing arts sector.

New Zealand
Feb 28 2022 To Mar 03 2022

Live Performance in the Time of Omicron

Auckland 1141 New Zealand
Feb 14 2022 To Feb 14 2022

Join Kevin Rudd to kick off the campaign for Sue Ferguson to win Fairfax for the ALP.

Maroochydore
Jan 21 2022

A Literary Education Lab Initiative in collaboration with Stella

This innovative symposium brings into dialogue two of Australia’s most celebrated First Nations authors and a leading geo-philosopher to consider the power of interdisciplinary collaboration centred on the literary arts in our rapidly changing climate.

Ellen van Neerven
Professor Tony Birch

Professor Kathryn Yusoff

Please join Literary Education Lab Initiative in collaboration with Stella for this exciting, free live-stream event.

Presentations will be online, scheduled 7.00pm to 8.30pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) 20 January 2022.

For more information, contact Dr. Sarah E. Truman at the Literary Education Lab: sarahe.truman@unimelb.edu.au

University of Melbourne
Jan 20 2022 To Jan 20 2022

Australasian Animal Studies Association (AASA) Online Conference

University of Sydney
Nov 30 2021 To Dec 02 2021

Aladdin Jr.  "Live Stream" Special Event - 26th-27th November

Auckland 1141 New Zealand
Nov 26 2021 To Nov 27 2021

Cultural Gardeners Steering Group

Sydney
Nov 16 2021 To Nov 16 2022

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.

Adelaide, Kaurna Yerta
Nov 11 2021 To Nov 12 2021

The Mind of Plants: Narratives of Vegetal Intelligence IS HERE! 

Join us for the book launch and be enchanted by a sharing of stories, dialogue, music and inspiration.

Santa Fe
Oct 28 2021

A free online festival exploring Quality of Life Approaches to creative ageing and living with Parkinson’s. An interactive, accessible online gathering  to share information, participate in workshops, and build network connections. It will include dance, music, art activities and research presentations.

Brisbane
Oct 27 2021 To Oct 28 2021

Cultural Gardeners - Australian Cultural Alliance for Climate Action

Sydney
Oct 26 2021 To Oct 25 2022

Field Trip is an international research symposium investigating creative practice at the intersection of art, science, technology and the environment. 

Sunshine Coast
Sep 25 2021

An opportunity to reconnect to support each other, share updates and discuss the practical solutions the Arts Front platform can provide artists and organisations in responding to COVID challenges.

Sunshine Coast
Jul 29 2021 To Jul 29 2021

Una jornada de cocreación de historias, reflexiones, imágenes y sonidos sobre nuestra relación con las plantas.

Uma jornada de co-criação, reflexões, imagens e sons sobre a nossa relação com as plantas.

Santiago de Chile
Jul 09 2021 To Jul 09 2021

First Nations Writers Residency - Digital Platform

May 28 2021 To Jun 15 2021

Kabi Kabi Connections Projection Project - Horizon Festival - 2021

Sunshine Coast
May 13 2021 To Sep 05 2021

Dajarra State School Centenary and Community Archive Project.

May 01 2021 To Nov 30 2021

An online symposium that brings The Mind of Plants contributors together to share their reflections and various learnings with plants.

Stories, poetry and sound across a diversity of human languages and geographical landscapes. Come and join us!

USC Sunshine Coast
Apr 09 2021

The Performing Arts Network of New Zealand (PANNZ) Arts Market is New Zealand's premiere event for artists, producers, presenters and industry leaders from across the performing arts sector. 

Auckland
Feb 22 2021 To Mar 05 2021

Unpacking the Canada Council's $85m Digital Strategy Fund. What worked and what can the arts sector in Australia learn from it? 

Whitehorse - Yukon Canada
Feb 18 2021 To Feb 18 2021

Are you new to animal studies research? Do you grapple with current theoretical debates – such as intersectionality and decolonial approaches? Do you wonder how and where to publish? If you would like to understand the basics of the publication process, from pitching an article idea to responding to peer review and get advice on what’s possible when working with non-traditional outputs – such as visual art and creative writing – join us at the master class: Tools for Animal Studies Research.

This interactive online event, presented by the Australasian Animal Studies Association (AASA), is aimed at higher degree and early career researchers interested in animal studies. You will have an opportunity to hear from scholars doing innovative work in the field and ask questions.

Feb 10 2021

We are in the midst of a Creative Revolution.

111 Boundary Street West End
Dec 17 2020 To Dec 17 2020

Scenic Rim Regional Council and SWQ Regional Arts are presenting a series of 11 Arts Dinners in person and online.

South West Queensland
Nov 10 2020 To Sep 30 2021

Join us for a day-long immersive experience with artists and changemakers demonstrating how arts and creativity is transforming lives and building stronger, more connected communities.

Edith Cowan University Joondalup
Nov 06 2020

What is the role of artists in changing our systems? This is a series for artists and arts workers to explore big ideas, how they relate to conditions in our sector, with provocations and opportunities to start imagining what change might look like.

Nov 04 2020 To Dec 02 2020

The Australian arts sector's first 100% online conference + festival.

* PLEASE NOTE: No inflight meals will be harmed in the development and delivery of this event.  

Nov 01 2020 To Nov 30 2020

Field Trips - Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast
Sep 10 2020 To Oct 29 2021

Arts Front Podcast Interview Series

Sunshine Coast
Aug 28 2020 To Nov 30 2020

Field Trip - Arts, Science, Tech and Environment Symposium

Sunshine Coast
Aug 08 2020

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.

The Symposium is a joint initiative of Arts Front, BLINDSIDE and Next Wave and was supported by the City of Melbourne COVID-19 Arts Grants.

Melbourne
May 28 2020 To May 28 2020

Arts Dinners Online delivers a professional development, networking and fun event so that people can participate in this from the comfort of their own home.

Apr 28 2020 To Jul 28 2020

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.

Mar 23 2020 To Sep 30 2020

Floating Land: point to point marks the 10th iteration of one of Noosa’s most significant and iconic cultural events.

Boreen Point
Oct 12 2019 To Oct 27 2019

Arts Ablaze was a conference and celebration of regional arts in Queensland taking place at Ramada Resort Kooralbyn Valley on Wednesday 2 to Sunday 6 October 2019.

Ramada Resort Kooralbyn Valley
Oct 02 2019 To Oct 04 2019
Montessori International College - Sunshine Coast
Sep 11 2019 To Sep 18 2019

Arts, Creativity and Education Futures Summit

Montessori International College - Sunshine Coast
Aug 22 2019 To Aug 23 2019

International Dawn Chorus Day - May 5 2019 - Montessori International College 

REVEIL 2019 – International Dawn Chorus Day

Montessori International College
May 05 2019 To May 05 2019

A five-week Eudlo Creek pilot project delivered in term 2 and engaging with the challenge of reinvigorating the creek that flows through the MIC grounds.

Montessori International College - Sunshine Coast
May 01 2019 To May 29 2019

Dalby Billycan Project - 2019

To engage, activate and walk with seniors and community in Dalby

Dalby
Mar 18 2019 To Jun 06 2019

Development Space for the Custodians of Country project for 2020

Sunshine Coast
Feb 18 2019 To Jun 30 2019

MIC Walking Billycan Project - 2019.

Montessori International College
Jan 29 2019 To Dec 02 2019

The Community Dinner for November 2018 will beheld at Bagot Community on Monday, 26 November, from 6 PM, at the Bagot Community Store building. My Sisters' Kitchen will again provide food. Local musicians will perform.

Bagot Community Store, Bagot Community, Bagot Road, Ludmilla NT 0810
Nov 26 2018 To Nov 26 2018

An event to test out some of the functions of the new V2 Arts Front platform. 

Brisbane Powerhouse
Feb 19 2018 To Feb 23 2018
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Arts / Environment / Science /Tech - Working Group

Arts / Environment / Science /Tech - Arts Front 2030 Working Group

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Bukjeh - Stories of Home and Having to Leave It

Bukjeh - Stories of Home and Having to Leave It

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Cultural Gardeners - Gardening Tools

Resources to look after culture and climate

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First Peoples First - Acknowledging Country

Artists across the country are reporting to the UN on the Welcomes/Acknowledgements of Country they are delivering as part of their arts events. 

Image: 'Lyndon Davis, Gubbi Gubbi Dance – Welcome to Country at the Floating Land Festival 2019'. Feral Arts.

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Gender Equality in the Arts

Artists and arts companies sharing their contributions to gender equality in Australia. 

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Infrequent Flyers

Infrequent Flyers is supporting the arts sector to take climate action by reducing the number of flights we take in creating art and delivering our work.

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Keeping Connected

An Arts Front Action connecting artists needing financial support to stay online during the COVID-19 pandemic with people who can support them. 

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Mapping MIC

The Mapping MIC Action is creating a database of digital content that tells the story of the 52 acre MIC campus.

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Maroochy River Mapping

Maroochy River Mapping 

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People + Plants Stories

Stories from across the globe about the relationship between people and plants

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War on Plastic

Arts Front is waging a war on plastic in 2020. Join this action and share your ideas. Invite others to get involved!

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Waraba Creek

Wararba Creek 

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