SMOKE is a dance theatre work co-authored by Jade Dewi and Kirk Page that has been in development on Bundjalung Country in Northern NSW, Yuggaera and Turrbal peoples lands and Indonesia.
Art On Bundjalung Market celebrates the creative cultural heritage of the Bundjalung region. The event features handmade arts and crafts by established and emerging artists and collectives, employing traditional and contemporary materials.
Arts Northern Rivers is working with volunteer run museums in the Clarence Valley to participate in the Volunteer Museums Project (VMP) artist in residence program.
In partnership with the Aboriginal Maternal Infant Health Service and Northern New South Wales Local Health District, Arts Northern Rivers are working to deliver cultural artworks to the Women’s Care Unit at the Lismore Base Hospital.
Arts Northern Rivers, with funding from the Indigenous Languages and Arts Program, will work with Bundjalung elders and artists in delivering a book project to ensure weaving techniques and stories will be available for future generations.
The First Nations Visual Arts Scholarship is delivered in partnership with the Byron School of Art (BSA) to sponsor a First Nations artist to participate in a year-long Visual Arts Foundation Course.
Arts Northern Rivers has delivered the Rappville Creative Recovery Project which will be completed in 2022 with the installation of artworks in the Rappville Community Hall.
In 2019 Arts Northern Rivers launched a premier online directory, Northern Rivers Creative. The platform is built to increase professional opportunities for creatives by connecting them to local and global markets.
Working with the Northern Rivers Deaf community and multi-artform partners, Auslan Creative will deliver a creative development program aimed at exploring models for collaboration and practice development between artists of mixed abilities.