reVision

Strengthen your practice.

reVision is a seasonal online program thoughtfully curated to help you deepen connections, strengthen your practice and grow your skills in these ever-changing times.
Work with tech mentors, meet with and hear from a host of globally relevant speakers – in ways that are best suited to you.

reVision Speaker Series
Summer 2020

In the Summer sessions of reVision our speakers unpack arts practice though the lens of resilience, adaptability and well being. Join conversations with 10 local and national artists, curators and strategists as they discuss their approach to practice, and unpack what drives and sustains their work and their community.

Erin Coates and Leigh Robb: Endurance and Female Camaraderie in Creative Practice

Tuesday 1 December, 1pm

Join two acclaimed thinkers as they discuss strength, survival and community through the lens of curator and artist.

Kacy Ratta: Social Media Strategy Tips and Tricks

Tuesday 1 December, 7pm

Digital marketing consultant Kacy Ratta will discuss the importance of developing a social media strategy. This session is tailored to artists with existing social media platforms wanting to learn some tips and tricks to begin defining their goals, up their marketing game, and increase engagement.

Professor Susan Luckman, Catherine Truman and Kath Inglis: Mentor Mentee – A creative relationship

Wednesday 2 December, 1pm

Professor Susan Luckman discusses the interim findings of a longitudinal research study examining the impact of mentorships on artistic careers. With contemporary jewellers and seasoned mentor/mentees Catherine Truman and Kath Inglis.

Mish Grigor: 2020

Wednesday 2 December, 7 pm

Join Melbourne artist Mish Grigor in a conversation about all things artist related in 2020. With a practice that is underpinned with humour her performative and collaborative works unpack the connecting drivers between us all.

Liam Benson and Julia Robinson: Narrative adornment and metamorphosis

Thursday 3 December, 1pm

Working across narratives of adornment, costuming and social archetypes two mid-career artists discuss the power of their thematic and arts practice in the time of local and global unease.

Trish Hansen: Being

Thursday 3 December, 4pm

Artists are transdisciplinary storytellers, shaping new ways of feeling, seeing and being in the world – and it all starts with how to be. Join us in a conversation unpacking Being and the context of your own narrative.

reVision Connections

Thursday 3 December, 7pm

Mingle with arts practitioners from around the globe in this virtual meeting place.

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body. Also backed by generous support from the Day Family Foundation and Creative Partnerships Australia.

Images,( L-R): INFORM: Brave New World, 2019. Photograph: Rosina Possingham; Erin Coates, Dark Water (still), 2019. Photograph courtesy the artist; Kacy Ratta. Photograph Jamie Hornsby; Catherine Truman, Restless Calm, 2020. Photograph courtesy the artist; APHIDS, Howl (Gustave Courbet, L’Origine du monde) 2020. Performance still Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide photograph Nat Rogers, courtesy the artists/APHIDS; Trish Hansen. Photograph Ben Searcy; Yhonnie Scarce and Edition Office, In Absence, 2019. Photograph: Benjamin Hosking, courtesy of the artist, NGV and THIS IS NO FANTASY; Andy Butler, Elspeth Pitt, Jason Waterhouse photographs courtesy the speaker; Rebecca Evans photograph Sven Kovac; reVison Tech Mentors. Photographs courtesy the mentors.

Photographic portrait of James Dodd

James Dodd

Built Environment, Installation, Outdoor, Painting, Public Art, Sculpture, Teaching, Wall Work.

Photographic portrait of Fran Callen

Fran Callen

Drawing, Illustration, Mixed Media, Painting, Public Art, Teaching, Wall Work.

A painting by Tom Phillips of a man painting another portrait, while a cat looks up at the work

Tom Phillips

Painting

Photographic portrait of James Dodd

James Dodd

Built Environment, Installation, Outdoor, Painting, Public Art, Sculpture, Teaching, Wall Work.

Photographic portrait of Fran Callen

Fran Callen

Drawing, Illustration, Mixed Media, Painting, Public Art, Teaching, Wall Work.

A painting by Tom Phillips of a man painting another portrait, while a cat looks up at the work

Tom Phillips

Painting