Wyndham lights: on a promise… We finally got a wee taste of things to come, with a break in the clouds late this arvo… It’s going to be gorgeous. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 9 thoughts on “Wyndham lights: on a promise…” Add yours It’s gorgeous now! x LikeLiked by 1 person Reply As above. It’s gorgeous now. We can expect great things now. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Hey guys, she’s purty, that’s for sure – only the cold shop to go from the major point of view. Meanwhile we’ll keep titivating… LikeLike Reply ABSOLUTEly FANTASTIC !!………must look sensational!!……can’t wait to see it in person !??!……… Love to All. Xx LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yeah Franck, we’ll all have to have a bevie or three! It looks like cocktail hour to me – it’s in its element at 5pm… LikeLike Reply Haven’t heard anything directly but had this posted. Wild ride and if it’s anything like Gippsland Reg. Gall. it’s don’t rock any boat at any cost. They now don’t have a director, curator, or ass. curator. http://www.latrobevalleyexpress.com.au/story/2946785/art-lovers-rally-behind-sacked-gallery-director/ LikeLike Reply Hey Pete, a mate sent me this yesterday. Shocking – though not surprising, given the way local government (across the breadth of the land) generally approaches the arts. They’re really only interested when/if they perceive a measurable financial dividend – hence the flurry of dick pulling apropos the ‘creative industries.’ Plenty of talk about community well-being, oh yeah, but it’s all just policy window dressing. In the case of the arts, when it comes to political accommodations with corporate sponsorship (and lets face it, it’s always been thus ‘cos it’s usually the big boys/mining companies that cough up the philanthropic readies) it’s really just a matter of what my sister refers to as ‘self-lickin’ icecream.’ Anyways, at last the mystery is solved, eh – poor David, what a nightmare. Very, very foolish of the LaTrobe Council ‘leadership team’ (god give us strength) – which unfortunately demonstrates a not-uncommon blinkered self-aggrandisement and ignorance. Actually, don’t get me started…(!) LikeLike Reply Apart from the money, I’ve thought artists are better off to do it for themselves. Probably from the way I get shafted in the glass coven. Interesting to watch Bairnsdale get a new dir. where they don;t have regional status, collection, or funding. Runs with the local art scene, and a stodgy “friends” group. West Gippy has a perforning theatre walls for display but run open studios, workshops and 1 soon to be 2 station spaces. Nearly all by the artists who keep control. Not big names but lots happens. As this shit is in the open now, and the other here in Sale is the same, artists may be oK with bypassing them. LikeLike Reply In many ways ARIs really are the most useful thermometer for the state of the arts. But they’re ghastly when run by a group of stodgies. And, unfortunately, often they are. Nothing worse than death by mediocre committee. Artists do indeed have to do it for themselves – but not in a sheepish herd. I’d quite like to kickstart an artzpolitik collective down here – but don’t imagine there’d be too many takers. Ah well, will just have to kick over the traces on me lonesome, eh. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.