Listen to SmartArts – 4 April 201903:00:004 April 2019

Bringing the goodness to SmartArts this week are two guests who will be performing at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival; Joanne Brookefield and Michael Williams. The show also hosts Lynette Wallworth regarding her VR work Awavena at ACMI, Tom Nicholson - feature artist in ACCA's annual Influential Australian Artists series - and New York-based choreographer Joey McKneely regarding the West Side Story production at Arts Centre Melbourne.

Playlist for SmartArts – 4 April 2019

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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