Artstate Bathurst | Friday Conference & Festival Photos

19 Dec 2018 /

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 Harwin, opens the Artstate conference.

Jonathan Jones delivering his keynote ‘Nginha Ngurambang Marunbunmilgirridyu: I Love This Country’.

‘First Nations Artists: Responding to Place’ panel, moderated by Sharni Jones and featuring Amala Groom, Aleshia Lonsdale and Ian RT Colless.

Frith Walker delivering her keynote, ‘Sense of Place: Beyond the Jargon and into the Need’

‘Place and Practice in Regional Arts Development’ panel, moderated by Tracey Callinan, featuring Peter Wood, Caroline Downer and Kerry-Anne Jones.

‘The Art of Threatened Species’ presentation with Greg Pritchard, Nicola Mason and Kelly Leonard.

‘The Place of the Unspoken’ presentation by Peter White.

‘Placemaking and Activation: The Benefits and Challenges’ panel, moderated by Frith Walker with Lucy Joseph, Craig Sutton, Rebecca McDonell and Charlotte Hilder.

Amala Groom and Dale Collier, ‘Don’t Fence Me In’, 2018.

LEAP at Lunch – music provided by the Inland Sea of Sound’s LEAP Program.

Karen Golland, ‘Your one wild and precious life’, 2018, fake flowers and LEDs.

Bridget Thomas, ‘Poet in the grass’, 2013, life cast and slumped glass.

Christine McMillan for the NSW and ACT Arts and Health Leadership Group, ‘The Waiting Room Words Project’, 2018, a selection of stories, LED sign.

Paddy Robinson, ‘Grey 1, 2 and 3’, 2006, painted and stained glass.

Paddy Robinson, ‘Redirection’, 1986, laminated and carved, leadlight glass.

Harrie Fasher, ‘Henrietta after Louise / a portrait of three sisters’, 2018, steel.

Bridget Thomas, ‘Do you twitter?’, 2010, mould blown glass.

‘Kangaroo’ by Miranda Gott play reading. Photos by Steven Cavanagh.

Harrie Fasher, ‘lines whisper: power of the landscape’, 2018.

Dave Horsley presents Nextwave film screenings at the Bathurst Regional Art Gallery. Photos by Steven Cavanagh.

Gabbi Bolt performing at the Festival Club.

Rusty Nails at the Artstate Bathurst Festival Club.
All photos by Katelyn-Jane Dunn, courtesy of Regional Arts NSW, unless otherwise specified.

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