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Embracing the elusive

Following widespread reaction to the powerful contention that art should disturb not please, we publish Leysen's full speech.

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We don’t obey authority, but we do love drama

As much art as science, the controversial Milgram and Stanford prison experiments on obedience to authority continue to inspire screen…

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Does art make good (reality) television?

A Brit reality tv show turns Street Art into the latest ratings pawn with a Survivor meets The Archibald zeal.

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Looking at art can help us see ourselves

Self-understanding often comes from looking outside the self, through the lens of a filmmaker or the eye of an artist.

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Why disrespect is bad news for creators

Executive Director of Australian Society of Authors Angelo Loukakis debunks the hype that cash and copyright are bad for creatives.

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No pain, no gain? The abuse of power in arts education

Does Whiplash, the new film by American Damien Chazelle, glorify or denounce the behaviour of an obsessive teacher?

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Artists versus arts workers

Arts managers are an important part of the sector but they are kidding themselves if they think they are artists.

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Why creative arts experience is valuable to business

Creative arts offers skills business wants but entrepreneurial artists need to understand the differences to make the leap.

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Female-only film festivals should not exist

Ideally we would have no need for festivals that promote women in film, as we would already give them the…

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Nordic drama: what's all the fuss?

On television and in crime fiction, dark Scandinavian dramas are the flavour of the month. But why have they got…

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