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SmartArts – 2 July 2020

An episode of SmartArts on 2 July 2020

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SmartArts – 25 June 2020

Richard catches up with Hanna Cormick of PLATFORM live, Louise Tegart of Ballarat Art Gallery, and many more.

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SmartArts – 18 June 2020

An episode of SmartArts on 18 June 2020

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SmartArts – 11 June 2020

An episode of SmartArts on 11 June 2020

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SmartArts – 4 June 2020

An episode of SmartArts on 4 June 2020

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Episode

SmartArts – 28 May 2020

Hear all about the reopening plans for Geelong Arts Centre, and heaps more.

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SmartArts – 21 May 2020

An episode of SmartArts on 21 May 2020

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Episode

SmartArts – 14 May 2020

MTC's Sarah Goodes demystifies the role of artistic directors in theatre, plus heaps more.

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Episode

SmartArts – 7 May 2020

Presneted by Simona Castricum filling in for Richard Watts.

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Episode

SmartArts – 30 April 2020

Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley discusses the Victorian government’s $16.8M arts survival package.

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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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