Create NSW has announced the 10 practitioners chosen to lead the 2018 Western Sydney Arts, Screen and Culture Roundtable and guess what? Our Artistic Director Sarah-Vyne Vassallo is one of them!
Create NSW Acting Executive Director Tarek Barakat said the line-up combines remarkable experience, a strong mix of arts and screen practice and inclusion across a diverse range of expertise and backgrounds from the Western Sydney region.
“We were extremely impressed by the calibre of applications for the roundtable and excited to announce the members who will join us for 2018 to ensure that the needs of the region are reflected in future arts policies and direction from the agency.”
Murmuration is super proud that our artists Matt Shilcock and Melinda Tyquin are in Helsinki!
Matt is currently in residence through a partnership with the Australia Council for the Arts and Helsinki International Artist Programme (HIAP). Residing at the Cable Factory (Kaapelitehdas), a cultural and artistic hub. He is researching and developing a new choreographic scoring system. This will include collaborations with Kaaos and Willman dance companies in Helsinki, and a possible performance with the X Dance Festival. Melinda is collaborating as rehearsal assistant and providing support over the residency.
Image credit: Photo by Elham Rahmati