Jeremy Smith is the Director of Community, Emerging and Experimental Arts for the Australia Council for the Arts. His early career was in festivals and the performing arts, following his graduation from lighting design at the WA Academy of Performing Arts. His first taste of community-determined arts and cultural programs was through a fellowship offered by ArtsWA. Jeremy has supported regional arts engagement and forged partnerships with diverse communities throughout his career, having held management and advisory roles in both the public and private sector that involved delivering community projects in regional and remote areas across Western Australia.
A leadership group supporting the Art Front project.
The Fair Play project, funded by Creative Victoria, is an equity and inclusion capacity building program for organisations that receive multi-year funding through Creative Victoria.
The Fair Play symposium will platform the knowledges, leading practices and lived experiences of First Nations, Disability, and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse creative practitioners.