Regional Futures is a state-wide program of creative development and conversations that places artists at the centre of a dialogue exploring a future vision for the place where they live and create.
An artist-led conversation on the opportunities and challenges presenting regional communities.
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Alana Blackburn is a professional recorder player based in Armidale, NSW. Alana performs experimental music, often with live electronics or soundscape, incorporating elements of improvisation. She has commissioned a number of Australian electroacoustic works for the recorder, particularly from female sound designers and composers.
Arts North West
Juanita McLauchlan is a Gamilarray woman living on Wiradjuri country Wagga Wagga. Her works are inspired by the journey of finding culture and family history through our environment and the connections to the land.
Eastern Riverina Arts
As a migrant living in Regional NSW, Ronnie Grammatica is still exploring what it means to be Australian.
Arts Mid North Coast
Jane Richens is a multidisciplinary visual artist and biodiversity farmer living on Gringai country in Dungog in regional NSW.
Arts Upper Hunter
Kim V. Goldsmith is a digital media artist and storyteller based in Central West NSW, who explores layers of nuance and complexity within the rural and regional territories in which she works, seeking the hidden elements that make them vibrate.
Kris Schubert is a composer/songwriter, performing musician and producer, working on professional recordings of local artists and his own work at his studio ‘The Boatshed' in O’Connell NSW.
Joanne Stead returned to a regular art practice in 2015 and over the past 7 years has exhibited in a number of solo and group exhibitions and led a suite of public art projects.
Christopher (Kit) Kelen is a poet and painter, resident in the Myall Lakes of NSW.
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present, and emerging.