reVision

Strengthen your practice.

reVision is a seasonal 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.

Choose how you take part:

Each reVision session fits under one of three modes of participation. Look for these symbols with each session.

Observe

Hear from globally relevant art practitioners.

Engage

Participate in a live conversation.

Workshop

Actively take part in a conversation with a guest speaker and the community.

reVision Summer Speaker Series

In the Summer sessions of reVision our speakers will 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.

Explore the program and book now.

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 Spring Speaker Series

Online now

Community is at the heart of the spring season. Our speakers unpack the ways in which they create, engage with and serve communities, especially in times of crisis.

reVision Connections

Thursday 3 December, 7pm

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

reVision Tech Mentors

The inaugural Tech Mentor program sees 13 industry experts mentor 27 artists in digitally upskilling their practice.

Our round one mentees are David Baker, Thom Buchanan, Dave Court, Maarten Daudeij, Lisa Furno, Ray Harris, Anja Jagsch, Mary Jose, Carollyn Kavanagh, Rita Kellaway, PJ Lee, Cristina Metelli, Kylie Nichols, Julie Pieda, David Pedler, Judith Rolevink, Rosina Possingham,Lee Salomone, Ellen Schlobohm, Eleanor Scicchitano, Regine Schwarzer, Jane Skeer, Catherine Truman, Sarra Tzijan, Victor Waclawik, Hanah Williams and Robyn Wood.

The artists will be building on their skills in digital editing, design software, website and online shop development, social media marketing and communication.

Round two will be released early 2021.

Aaron Shuppan

Freelance Director, Writer and Cinematographer

Aaron made his first film at 14 years of age and has not looked back since. He is experienced across all areas of videography from shooting raw footage to the finished product.

Expertise: Videography & Writing

Adam Drogemuller

PhD Student, Tutor, IVE Student, UniSA School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences

Adam is a PhD Student and researcher working at the Australian Research Centre for Interactive and Virtual Environments (IVE). His specialist topics are Human Computer Interaction and Virtual Reality.

Expertise: Virtual and augmented reality platforms, 3D printing/fabrication and prototyping.

Adrian Kenyon

Architect, Baukultur

Adrian has ten years of experience across a diverse range of commercial and residential projects where he has developed skills across various design software packages. As the partner of an artist he is also experienced in preparing documentation for project pitches including public art submissions.

Expertise: Design Software: Photoshop, InDesign, Revit, AutoCAD & Rhino

Amy Hourigan

Digital Marketing Consultant and Founder, Amy Who? Digital

Amy has spent the better part of a decade perfecting the art of digital marketing; marrying strong technical knowledge with marketing and communication skills to get people clicking on your website, and driving more effective results for your business.

Expertise: Digital marketing and analytics, media marketing.

Ashleigh McManus

Digital Marketing Coordinator: Analytics and Performance, University of South Australia

With an background in arts marketing, Ashleigh is passionate about data, analytics, and actionable insights to influence the who, how and what aspect of marketing.

Expertise: Social Media Marketing, Digital Marketing & Analytics

Beth Shimmin

Marketing Executive, Marketing, Sales & Audience Engagement, Adelaide Festival Centre

Beth is a marketing and communications specialist with extensive project management experience working on major festivals and events in the visual and performing arts sectors.

Expertise: Digital Marketing, Social Media Profile, Online Sales & Website Development

Bridie Letford & Jessica O'Reilly

Bridie Letford
Senior Business Analyst, Comunet

A committed and passionate tech geek with 18+ years’ experience in IT, Bridie is skilled in providing practical guidance to artists and troubleshooting across a diverse range of platforms and marketing strategies.

Jessica O’Reilly
Co-Founder at Mochara Marketing

Jessica is an experienced digital marketing consultant who provides small and large businesses with growth strategies focused on returning measurable results.

Expertise: Website development, Online Sales & Social Media Integration

Emma Mellett

Marketing Officer (Campaign Services), University of South Australia

Emma is a communications professional working in the higher education sector, and is skilled in many facets of digital marketing and social media management.

Expertise: Digital marketing strategies, social media marketing, website development

Geoff Irvine

Front End Developer

Geoff has a background in building shopify themes for diverse clients including large and boutique fashion and product retailers.

Expertise: Online Sales

Kacy Ratta

Manager, Digital & Social, Adelaide Festival Centre

A well-rounded digital marketing professional, Kacy is an expert at working with teams, clients and agencies to deliver KPI breaking campaigns for internationally recognised organisations and events.

Expertise: Social Media Marketing, Digital Marketing & Analytics

Marjeta Irvine

Brand Manager, Health Partners

Digital communications professional Marjeta brings 14 years’ experience developing marketing strategies and building brands for small and large businesses, and is passionate about improving quality of life in health and wellbeing.

Expertise: Brand Development, Digital Marketing and Analytics

Melanie Merlino

Digital Marketing Specialist

Melanie is a digital communications specialist with experience working in small business across the not for profit, creative/digital agency and education sectors.

Expertise: Social Media Profile & Website Development

Find out more

You can refer to our Participation Guidelines for more information about reVision or contact us to find out more.

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