9 October 2017

Early Bird Registrations Extended

Early Bird registrations for Artstate Lismore have been extended until Monday 23 October. An exciting line up of speakers will inspire, provoke and stimulate accompanied by a diverse arts program showcasing the best of this creative region.

Artstate welcomes artists, community and cultural leaders and workers, local government and even those from across the border who seek inspiration, ideas and partnerships and possibilities. Given the international, national, and local calibre of the speakers and arts programs this is a great opportunity to visit the beautiful Northern Rivers region of NSW an experience the landscape that inspires this creative community.

Addressing the themes of creative practice and creative partnerships, Artstate includes keynote speakers such as internationally renowned musician Soumik Datta (UK); Director of the largest indigenous festival in northern Europe, Riddu Riđđu Festivála, Karoline Trollvik (NO); Jessica Ducrou (Director, Secret Sounds, Splendour in the Grass), Edwina Johnson (Byron Bay Writers Festival), as well as presentations and masterclasses from Create NSW , Music NSW, Live Music Office, Screenworks, Big hART, Australian National Theatre Live and more.

Artstate Lismore is produced by Regional Arts NSW in partnership with Arts Northern Rivers, and is supported by Create NSW and Lismore City Council.

For full details of the Artstate program and tickets to the event, visit

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