The rise of the west
While the resources boom appears to be feeding an arts resurgence in Western Australia, an equally significant artistic boom seems to be reaching critical mass across Western Sydney. With the emergence of a diverse range of new and revitalised spaces, new collaborations, and exciting new visions, could we be witnessing the rise of Western Sydney as a major player in the national arts scene?
Read the rest of my recent article The rise of the west, published in the online and print editions of RealTime #84, here.
Image: Still image from the exhibition Australian currently open at the refurbished Casula Powerhouse.