Artists' Rights, Artists' Voice
2.00pm-3.00pm, Thursday 30 July 2020
Industry Lecture presented by Esther Anatolitis, Executive Director, NAVA
About the session
Now more than ever we need an arts community that is supportive and supported. Join Esther Anatolitis in an examination on the current state of the arts and the importance of the arts community. Hear from Esther's extensive industry experience and learn more about NAVA Membership, sector best practice, and public advocacy. An important discussion for all artists!
About your host
Esther Anatolitis is a writer and facilitator and one of Australia’s leading advocates for arts and culture. Her practice rigorously integrates professional and artistic modes of working to create collaborations, projects and workplaces that promote a critical reflection on practice. Esther is Executive Director of NAVA, where she is currently presenting the 2020 Advocacy Program, Deputy Chair of Contemporary Arts Precincts, who have recently opened Collingwood Yards, and a former board member of ACMI, Elbow Room, the Arts Industry Council (Victoria) and Regional Arts Australia. In 2020 Esther was appointed Honorary Associate Professor at RMIT School of Art, and she is also a Member of AICA Australia.
The National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) leads advocacy, policy and action for a contemporary Australian arts sector that's ambitious and fair. NAVA offers a range of programs, resources and opportunities designed to connect artists and the sector with various networks.