Artstate Lismore | Conference Day 2

20 Dec 2017 /

The second conference day of Artstate Lismore saw Karoline Trollvik from Riddu Riđđu Festival provide a stirring keynote, and Nick Mahmat exploring his work in arts education in the regional USA county of Kalamazoo. A few streets away the Lismore Quad was still bustling and alive as our Kids Program got into full swing.

Later that evening at the Artstate Dinner, the Hon. Don Harwin announced the 2018 Artstate host to be Bathurst, as well as the Create NSW Regional Arts Fellows.

Karoline Trollvik gives her keynote ‘Riddu Riđđu: The Little Storm on the Coast’.The Art of Festivals panel moderated by Wesley Enoch, featuring Edwina Johnson, Jessica Ducrou and Chris Spencer.Nick Mahmat presenting his keynote ‘Connecting Schools and the Arts Community’.‘Balun Gilamahla – River Journey’ in the Lismore City Hall.Fun in the Lismore Quadrangle.Bunny Racket on the Artstate Lismore stage.Roundabout Theatre’s interactive childrens show ‘Colours’ in the Northern Rivers Conservatorium.Disruption of Distance exhibition ‘Apollo’ by the Byron School of Art.‘Unravell Egg’ by Marion Conrow as part of Disruption of Distance.‘Road Trippin” by Lismore Art Space and the Bacon Factory, as part of Disruption of Distance.‘The Trailer Project’ by Kat Shapiro Wood as part of Disruption of Distance‘Strata’ by Amelia Reid as part of Disruption of Distance.‘We’re Closer Than You Think’ exhibition curated by Natalie Bull and Zoe Robinson-Kennedy in the OLD Gallery.Creative Lismore exhibition ‘The Outpost’ in the Old Post Office.Soumik Datta performing at the Artstate Lismore conference as part of Fretless Nomad.The Block Party with eXcelsior and Elements Collective.Artstate Rapporteur Assoc Prof Adele Wessell addresses the Artstate Lismore Dinner.
Minister for the Arts, the Hon. Don Harwin announces Bathurst as the 2018 regional host city for Artstate, as well as the Create NSW (Priority) Regional Arts Fellows.Mayor of Bathurst Cr Graeme Hanger addresses the Artstate Lismore Dinner.The official handover between Bundjalung and Wiradjuri Nations at the Artstate Lismore Dinner.The Hon. Don Harwin and the Create NSW Regional Arts Fellows Marley Dawson, Rowan Conroy and Cadi McCarthy.Comedian Lindsay Webb at the Artstate Dinner.WHARVES live on the Artstate Lismore stage.Tullara performing at the Artstate Lismore Festival Club.

All photos by Katelyn-Jane Dunn, courtesy of Artstate NSW.

Click here to see photos from the Artstate Lismore Finale Concert