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SmartArts – 18 February 2021

Get the lowdown on the new Mirka Mora exhibition, the Sangam 2021 festival, and heaps more.

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SmartArts – 11 February 2021

Richard catches up with writer/actor Alaine Beek, Fortyfivedownstairs' Clare Bartholomew and Daniel Tobias, and more.

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SmartArts – 4 February 2021

Richard chats to comedian and mentor Dane Simpson, visual artist Kelly Koumalatsos, and more.

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SmartArts – 28 January 2021

An episode of SmartArts on 28 January 2021

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SmartArts – 21 January 2021

Richard catches up with director Iain Sinclair, performer Izabella Yena, and more.

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SmartArts – 14 January 2021

Learn about MTC’s Well, That Happened, Melbourne Museum Summer Sessions, Off The Kerb's new exhibitions, and stacks more.

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SmartArts – 7 January 2021

An episode of SmartArts on 7 January 2021

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SmartArts – 31 December 2020

An episode of SmartArts on 31 December 2020 hosted by Sara Savage

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SmartArts – 24 December 2020

An episode of SmartArts on 24 December 2020

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SmartArts – 17 December 2020

An episode of SmartArts on 17 December 2020

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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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