News & Insights

News & Insights

The latest Arts House news, stories, sights and sounds here and on our social channels.
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Creative Development of Personal

Watch a short clip of the creative development of Personal and hear all about it from its creator, Jodee Mundy.

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Don’t touch my hair

Black Birds actor and creator of Exhale Emele Ugavule talks about her hair and what it means to be a woman of colour in Australia with Huffington Post.

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A quick overview of salt.

Watch a quick overview of Selina Thompson’s salt. that showcases the raw truth of slavery.

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Excerpts from salt.

Watch excerpts from salt. and hear about its creation from artist and creator, Selina Thompson.

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Everyone in Jodee’s family is deaf – except for her

Read about Jodee Mundy’s childhood and upbringing as the only person in her immediate family who can hear and how she is convinced that, far from being a problem, deafness is the glue that binds them together.

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A conversation about salt. and colonialism

Listen to Selina Thompson discuss why she felt compelled to make both her journey and this show about colonialism’s billowing, global impacts with Jen Hardie on Stage Left.

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A conversation with Black Birds

Ayeesha Ash & Emele Ugavule from Black Birds talk identity, culture, who we are and the importance of community with Fork, an art project that seeks to dissect and document the ideas, processes and manifestations of Sydney artists.

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Why the deaf community are the best listeners

Listen to Jodee Mundy explain what the deaf community can teach the non deaf community about listening and exploring why the deaf community are the best listeners.

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★★★★ review on salt. by The Guardian UK

“Selina Thompson uses a light touch and humour to leaven anger and grief, as she brings past traumas palpably up to date.” – The Guardian UK

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Q & A with Roberta Rich

Read about Roberta Rich’s art practice in this Q & A between her and Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship Exhibition Curator Dara Wei.

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Video Interview with Roberta Rich

Created by Melissa Tan of Bellville Bar, Roberta Rich talks about her art practice that focuses on identity and her show at Vistor Gallery in January 2018, Deny / Denial / Denied.

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salt. reading list

Check out the reading list Selina Thompson created for salt. It should keep you busy for a while!

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Deny/Denial/Denied

Explore some background to creator of M/otherland, Roberta Rich’s previous work in this article she wrote for Verso reflecting on her 2017 solo exhibition Deny / Denial / Denied

Accessible Events at Arts House

We welcome all visitors to Arts House events and we are committed to ensuring that our program is accessible as possible for everyone to enjoy.

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Steve Lambert in conversation with Emily Sexton

Listen to Steve Lambert, artist and founder of the Centre for Artistic Activism in conversation with host Emily Sexton as they talk about the art of democratic participation and talking politics on the street.

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It’s what you make of it

Acting Artistic Director Josh Wright gives us an insight into what we can expect for season 1, 2018.

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Refuge: Heatwave Publication

Read the Refuge: Heatwave 2017 publication.