The Women's Parliament
5 October, 9.30am
To be held at the Bradley Forum, the Hawke Building, UniSA City West Campus, as part of Open State, The Women's Parliament is an open forum bringing together South Australian women to debate and discuss issues, concerns and the political process.
The movtivation for the event is to deliver a series of outcomes and actions in the lead up to the 2018 South Australian State election that could provide solutions to South Australia's current challenges. It aims to harness the power of bringing women in a room together to problem solve and also come up with innovative and ambitious new ideas.
For further information on submitting an Issue, or the event, please visit their wesbite.
The Graham F Smith Peace Foundation - Annual Peace Grant
Applications open until 16 October
Are you passionate about human rights, social justice or environmental sustainability? Are you an Australian artist or community arts group with an idea for an arts project that promotes these values? If so, then The Graham F. Smith Peace Foundation has the opportunity for you.
The Graham F. Smith Peace Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2017 Annual Peace Grant Award. Applications are open to individual artists and community arts organisations within Australia for art projects that reflect the Peace Foundation’s vision.
Application forms can now be downloaded from the Foundation’s website, email enquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Climate Change Contemporary Artists Residency with City of Onkaparinga
Expressions of Interest close, 27 October
An exciting opportunity is available for artists to respond creatively to climate change in partnership with the City of Onkaparinga. Each year, at Sauerbier House, the City of Onkaparinga offers eight site-responsive artist in residency (AiR) occupancies to selected contemporary artists working in any medium. As a new endeavour, in 2018-19, two of the successful artists will have the unique opportunity to be embedded within the Sustainability Team. Council has been working for many years to prepare for changes to our climate, and the artists will be supported to collaborate with diverse staff including senior strategic planners, engineers, community relations staff, natural resource managers, and biodiversity specialists.
Staff will help translate the technical data used to plan for climate change such as urban heat mapping, flood mapping, 3D coastal modelling, tree canopy mapping and more. The way the data is currently mapped is surprisingly beautiful in its own right and council staff are excited about sharing it with artists, exchanging ideas, learning from each other, and discovering how the artists will respond. All residencies conclude with a supported exhibition hosted at Sauerbier House.
Expressions of Interest are open until 27 October 2017 and the residencies are programmed to begin in July 2018. For more information on how to apply visit http://www.onkaparingacity.com/onka/discover/arts_culture/sauerbier_house_culture_exchange.jsp