2016 Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address: Nicole Canham : The Poetry of the Present
- Date: Monday, 31 October 2016, 7pm
- Venue: Carriageworks — 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh, NSW
- Tickets: This is a free event, however registration is required online
Delivered by Nicole Canham: New Music Artist and Artistic Director
Broadcast by ABC Radio National and Classic FM
Performer, artistic director, writer and arts advocate, Nicole Canham, draws upon her unique and expansive creative practice to outline a vision for an inspiring, passionate and connected new music community in this year’s PGH address.
The Poetry of the Present celebrates the possibilities that come from embracing change. The successes, opportunities and struggles that form a part of many creative people’s lives – often framed in terms of the decline of many cherished ideas, beliefs and values – seem to be converging with a similar, society-wide anguish characterised by uncertainty and fear.
While these conditions may seem at first glance to be unfavourable for individual artists and creative communities, by focusing on possibility rather than despairing at the unknown Nicole Canham argues that people working across the creative industries have a significant opportunity to empower themselves through reimagining their social role as artists.
- Presented by New Music Network
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