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SmartArts – 13 January 2022

Catch up with St Kilda Festival, Gertrude Contemporary Studios, and heaps more.

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SmartArts – 6 January 2022

An episode of SmartArts on 6 January 2022

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SmartArts – 30 December 2021

An episode of SmartArts on 30 December 2021

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SmartArts – 23 December 2021

Steph and Daniel Teitelbaum jump in the chair for Richard Watts.

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SmartArts – 16 December 2021

An episode of SmartArts on 16 December 2021

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SmartArts – 9 December 2021

An episode of SmartArts on 9 December 2021

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SmartArts – 2 December 2021

Guests include Holly Durant, Mel O’Callaghan, ACCA, Kim De Krester and more. Plus, Art Attack with Ace & Tai.

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SmartArts – 25 November 2021

Catch convos with James Mackay, Playable Streets, Jeanine Hourani, Hannah Mathews and Melissa Ratcliff, and more.

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SmartArts – 18 November 2021

Catch up with Perth Festival, Fringe Focus Taiwan, and more. Plus, Art Attack and Drawn Out.

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SmartArts – 11 November 2021

Richard catches up with Shepparton Art Museum, Theatreworks, and more.

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About this program

Visual art, theatre, film and literature. Segments include:

  • 'Art Attack' - fortnightly visual arts reviews with Ace Wagstaff and Tai Snaith.
  • 'Shoot the Messenger' - fortnightly theatre news & reviews with Fleur Kilpatrick.
  • 'Drawn Out' - monthly chat about comic books and graphic novels with Bernard Caleo.

Please email talks@rrr.org.au for all interview requests.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Richard Watts has many years experience working in the arts industry, including five years as the Artistic Director of the youth arts organisation Express Media, seven years on the Board of Melbourne Fringe (including three years as Chair), and six years on the Committee of Management at La Mama Theatre, where he currently serves as Chair. Richard has helped program a range of festivals including Next Wave, the National Young Writers' Festival, the Melbourne Queer Film Festival and the Emerging Writers' Festival (which he founded) and he has written for various broadsheets, journals, zines and magazines. Currently he pays the rent by working as the Performing Arts Editor at www.artshub.com.au. In his spare time he watches old Doctor Who episodes.


The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.

https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion

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