Why the arts sector must commit to real cultural change – ArtsHub

Multiverse at Mapping Melbourne 2016. Images by Deshani Berhardt.

Arts organisations who ignore diversity do so at their own peril, the Australia Council’s new CEO Adrian Collette said in a recent interview with the ABC.

Advocates for inclusion and equality in the arts have long highlighted the need for change, and the sector may be starting to listen. This week, conversations about diversity in the creative industries take centre stage at the Fair Play Symposium, …

A life devoted to the arts – Indian Link

Creating a cultural mosaic to champion an ideal of multiculturalism, Melbourne artist Nawal Kishore Moudgil has much to celebrate this year.

His School of Indian Music and Dance Australia (SIMDA) will mark its 25th year in 2019 and continue to add flavour to the vibrant city of Melbourne.

As one of the first few institutions to offer music, tabla, harmonium and voice training tuitions in this city, SIMDA has changed over the years but is …