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24HR Art, Arts Organisation

24HR Art is the leading centre for contemporary visual art in the Northern Territory – bringing together diverse communities of artists and audiences to engage with contemporary ideas and practices. 24HR Art brokers opportunities for artists locally, nationally and internationally and connects communities through its dynamic programs.

 
American Federation of Arts, Arts Organisation

Responsible for touring "An Eccentric Orbit" The American Federation of Arts (AFA), a not-for-profit organization, initiates and organizes art exhibitions and provides educational and professional programs in collaboration with the museum community.  Established in 1909, the AFA is one of the oldest art organizations in the country.

 
Art Gallery of NSW, Museum

Established in 1874, the Art Gallery of NSW presents fine international and Australian art in one of the most beautiful art museums in the world. Alongside permanent collection are regularly changing temporary exhibitions – more than 30 each year – including flagship annual exhibitions such as the Archibald Prize, ARTEXPRESS and the Anne...

 
Artereal Gallery

Established as a commercial gallery with an emphasis on experimental and innovative practices, Artereal Gallery has built a strong reputation and some serious street-cred for presenting risk-taking and stimulating exhibitions by artists working at the forefront of contemporary practice. With a strong stable of emerging, mid-career and established multidisciplinary artists, the...

1973  
Australia Council for the Arts, Arts Organisation

The Australia Council was formed in 1973 by the Whitlam government and was given statutory authority in March 1975 by the Australia Council Act.

 
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Gallery

The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art is Melbourne’s leading contemporary art gallery presenting the most challenging, innovative and creative visual art of our time.  Designed by Melbourne based architects, Wood Marsh, ACCA’s distinctive steel building is in the heart of Melbourne’s arts precinct in Southbank. The landmark rust-red structure is one...

2002  
Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Arts Organisation

ACMI continues a tradition begun in 1946. Now a major new cultural agency of the State Government of Victoria and located in a purpose-built venue at Federation Square, ACMI takes its place as Australia's first centre dedicated to the moving image in all its forms. The Past

1974  
Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Arts Organisation

The Australian Experimental Art Foundation (AEAF) was established in 1974 by a small group of Adelaide artists and theorists in order to both encourage new approaches to the visual arts and to promote the idea of art as 'radical and only incidentally aesthetic'. Its inaugural Director was...

1998  
Australian Forum for Acoustic Ecology, Arts Organisation

The Australian Forum for Acoustic Ecology (AFAE) was formed in 1998 by people interested in the awareness, experience, and study of sound and soundscapes. We are an affiliate of the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology (WFAE), the umbrella organisation linking like minded groups from around the world.

2001  
Broken Hill Art Exchange, Arts Organisation

Founded in 2001, the Broken Hill Art Exchange is a non-profit organisation run by volunteers. The aim of the organisation is to promote and support artists and the progress of art. It develops workshops and projects between visiting artists and create partnerships and linkages between educators...

 
Cajid Media

Cajid Media is an Australian label for experimental music / sound art / exploratory music which releases & distributes interesting new sonic works by Australian artists. Cajid Media promotes Australlian sound & video art through its label, performances & website, rents AV...

1980  
Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA), Arts Organisation

The Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA) began operations in 1980 and was the first Aboriginal group to be allocated a broadcasting license. The Aboriginal people of Central Australia own CAAMA through an association regulated under the Incorporations Act , and its objectives focus on the social, cultural and economic...

1999  
Centre for Electronic Media Art, Arts Organisation

Centre for Electronic Media Art (CEMA) is an interdisciplinary research and production centre based at Monash University's School of Computer Science and Software Engineering. CEMA was established to explore theoretical and technical possibilities for electronic media art. CEMA's activities include research, training and production in electronic media arts.

 
Djilpin Arts, Arts Organisation

Djilpin Arts Aboriginal Corporation is a not for profit organisation based in the Beswick (Wugularr) community of the Northern Territory. It was established in 2002 to maintain, develop and promote traditional and contemporary Indigenous visual and performing arts of the Katherine and Arnhem regions.

1997  
Electrofringe, Arts Organisation

Electrofringe is not-for-profit community based experimental electronic arts and culture organisation dedicated to presentation, skills development and artistic exchange with a special emphasis on early career opportunities and accessibility. Electrofringe focuses on uncovering emergent art forms and DIY culture with an emphasis on encouraging interaction between emerging...

19861995  
Electronic Media Arts (EMA), Arts Organisation

EMA was a not for profit organisation representing and promoting the electronic arts in Australia. It's main role during the time of its operation was related to the staging of the Australian International Video Festival and the support of artists to produce and exhibit electronic art works. The organisation had a...

 
Ewing and George Paton Galleries, Gallery

Anyone wishing to understand the contemporary art scene in Melbourne during the 1970s and 1980s need look no further than the program of events at the Ewing and George Paton Galleries. In addition to launching the careers of some of Australia’s finest artists, the gallery provided a training ground for...

1986  
Experimenta, Arts Organisation

Since 1986, Experimenta has transformed public spaces, exhibition venues and corporate environments into captivating, interactive, and thought provoking destinations. From large-scale outdoor installations to intimate and extraordinary indoor exhibitions, the artworks shown worldwide by Experimenta are always evocative, intriguing and uniquely multi-sensory.

 
Firstdraft, Artist Run Initiative

First Draft was incorporated in 1985 as a non-profit, artist managed organisation and established in 1986 with seed funding from the Australia Council. Every two years a new group of directors is selected to administer First Draft. It is expected that the directors are themselves practising artists. The turnover of...

 
Interlude Gallery, Gallery

“It is a regrettable characteristic of the Western mind to relate expressions and actions to exterior or transcendent ends, instead of evaluating them on a plane of consistency on the basis of their intrinsic value” A thousand Plateaus, Capitalism and Schizophrenia, Gilles Deleuze and Félix  Guattari (1980)  

2000  
Liquid Architecture, Arts Organisation

Liquid Architecture is a sense specific festival that celebrates the diverse methods of sound making and sound theory. Established in 2000 and occuring annually, the festival takes place in diverse locations across Australia and offers a range of events including concerts, immersive sound presentations, audio-visual and recorded work, ...

1974  
Media Resource Centre, Arts Organisation

The Media Resource Centre (MRC) started life in 1974, and is one of the longest established members of the Screen Development Australia national network. The first MRC was located at 1 Union Street Adelaide and moved to a larger location in Pirie Street during the early 1980’s. The Centre recognised...

1981  
Metro Screen, Arts Organisation

Metro Screen is a not-for-profit film and television training organisation. It is the NSW member of Screen Development Australia (SDA) and is located in the Paddington Town Hall, Cnr Oxford St & Oatley Rd, Paddington. Metro Television was incorporated in 1981, and was originally known as The Paddington Video...

1986  
Modern Image Makers Association, Arts Organisation

Experimenta Media Arts is a Melbourne based group which was was first established in 1986 as the Modern Image Makers Association Inc. (MIMA)

 
MOP, Artist Run Initiative

MOP is an artist-run initiative (ARI) that annually programs up to 35 exhibitions at its Chippendale gallery premises. A volunteer committee curates MOP’s programming based on an ever-growing pool of proposals and initiatives developed in-house. Since its inception in 2003, MOP's key programming rationale has been to act as a...