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SmartArts – 3 October 2019

Richard Watts is back home and bringing you some must-see events from the Melbourne International Animation Festival.

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SmartArts – 26 September 2019

An episode of SmartArts on 26 September 2019

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SmartArts – 19 September 2019

An episode of SmartArts on 19 September 2019

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SmartArts – 12 September 2019

An episode of SmartArts on 12 September 2019

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SmartArts – 5 September 2019

We get the rundown on some upcoming shows at Fringe, and a new contemporary art gallery dedicated to women artists.

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SmartArts – 29 August 2019

Richard wraps the week-in-arts ahead, from photopraphy to local theatre and the Ballarat International Foto Biennale.

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SmartArts – 22 August 2019

An episode of SmartArts on 22 August 2019

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SmartArts – 15 August 2019

An episode of SmartArts on 15 August 2019

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SmartArts – 8 August 2019

An episode of SmartArts on 8 August 2019

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SmartArts – 1 August 2019

Richard guides us through a week of events at the Butterfly Club, the Malthouse, and Chapel Off Chapel.

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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.


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