First Nations Roundtable: Digital Space

for arts and creative independents and organisations

First Nations’ Roundtables: Roundtable 2

Topic: Digital Space

Date: Friday 27 March 2020

Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm

This forum discussed the support for sole traders, independent creatives, and arts organisations, the impact on creative processes and how people are responding to this, connecting to networks, and what could a digital think tank be for First Nations.

Hosts

  • Wesley Enoch AM: Chair of the First Nations Arts Strategy Panel
  • Lydia Miller: Executive Director, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts

Guest speakers

  • Ali Murphy-Oates: Managing Director, Moogahlin Performing Arts.
  • Travis de Vries: Artist, Writer, Producer and Podcaster, Awesome Black.
  • Philip Watkins: Chief Executive Officer, Desart.
  • Ben Graetz: Independent Creative Director, Co-Director Party Passport, CEO, BRG Productions.

About the series

The Australia Council for the Arts is hosting a series of First Nations’ Roundtables for arts and creative independents, and organisations, to discuss the current situation that affects us all in relation to COVID-19.

Watch the webinar recording

Watch the rest of the series.

Contact us

Please contact Michael Hutchings directly if you require further information.

Phone: Michael Hutchings, Project Manager First Nations 0490 299 493

Email: FirstNationsArts@australiacouncil.gov.au

Travis De Vries (Gamilaroi)

Travis De Vries (Gamilaroi) is the founder and director of Awesome Black and is the co-host of the Broriginals podcast. Travis is a celebrated visual artist, writer and producer. Awesome Black is a new First Nations digital creative content platform that gives audiences a way to engage and support the work of the creators they love.

Awesome Black is a new First Nations digital creative content platform that gives audiences a way to engage and support the work of the creators they love. It’s been created after two years of research into digital platforms and audience engagement and draws on podcasting and gaming network models to empower connection between audiences and creators to result in a deeper level of ‘buy in’ in creative content.

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