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Artstate Bathurst | Sunday Closing Ceremony & Festival Photos

1 month ago

On Sunday morning, a performance as part of Joanna Williams and Jesse Alston’s Homekeeper kicked off the morning in Machattie Park, before the Wiradyuri Elders a Smoking Ceremony, Ngurambang Yanhanhadhu, as a final farewell. Delegates and festival attendees then moved into the Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre, where the Regional Youth…

Artstate Bathurst | Artstate Dinner & Saturday Festival Club

1 month ago

As the sun went down on Saturday, the Artstate night owls came out to play. At the Carrington House, the Artstate Dinner kicked off with none other than Bathurst’s Rusty Nails as cabaret hostess. Down at the Festival Club there was music and the Junkyard Circus Mumming Extravaganza to keep…

Artstate Bathurst | Saturday Conference & Festival Photos

1 month ago

For the second day of Artstate Bathurst, delegates were treated to keynote speakers Jack Archer and Kresanna Aigner and another jam-packed day of the festival program, with three exhibitions and daily dance performances at Tremain’s Mill.   Jack Archer delivers his keynote ‘Hotspots of Creative Employment: Regional Development Through Creative…

Artstate Bathurst | Friday Conference & Festival Photos

1 month ago

After the Opening Night on Thursday evening, delegates arrived at the Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre bright and early, and ready for the first day of the Artstate Bathurst conference, with keynote speakers Jonathan Jones and Frith Walker kicking off the 2018 conversation.   Minister for the Arts, the Hon. Don…

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