The peak body protecting and promoting the Australian visual arts sector

NAVA In Action

This is what we've been doing this year...

Esther Anatolitis introducing NAVA's roundtable on best practice: public art commissioning

Esther Anatolitis introducing NAVA's roundtable on best practice: public art commissioning. Photo by Tanja Bruckner.

November 2018

  • Penelope Benton attended a NIACA Consultation hosted by Lydia Miller at the KU Arts Symposium, Port Augusta 1 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis attended Artstate Bathurst, 1 – 4 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis attended a sector meeting in Bathurst, 2 November.
  • Janet Burchill & Jennifer McCamley and Dr Alex Gawronski announced as the recipients of the NAVA Visual Arts Fellowships 2018
  • Penelope Benton attended the openings of 'Breathing Room: CarpetCell' Heath Franco and ‘in the past there were moments of peace, in the future there will be less, when we die there is sleep’ Jason Phu at Alaska Projects, 2 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis facilitated the panel Ambitious and fair: the future for regional gallery practice at Artstate Bathurst, 3 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Vanessa Pigrum, CEO of the Cranala Programme, 5 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis attended a conversation with Abid Hussain, Director of Diversity at the Arts Council England, 6 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis attended Creative Case for Diversity at the Sydney Opera House, 6 November.
  • NAVA referenced by David Pledger in the Daily Review “The arts funding divide between the haves and have nots is counter-intuitive, poor business and immoral” 7 November.
  • NAVA hosted a roundtable on Public Art: Best Practice Commissioning in Sydney on 7 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis participated in a panel discussion on artistic freedom at Lismore Regional Art Gallery, 8 November.
  • The NAVA team attended the opening of 'Compass' and 'Primavera' at the Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney, 8 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis presented a talk on Best Practice in the Arts at Lismore Regional Gallery, 9 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Paul Murphy, CEO of Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance, 13 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Danielle Asciak from the McKell Institute, 13 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis attended the MPA Consultation Forum, 13 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Anne-Maree Sargeant from the Authentic Design Alliance, 14 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis quoted by Sian Johnson on ABC News “Biennale of Australian Art leaves artists waiting for payment after ambitious event suffers cash shortage” 15 November
  • NAVA quoted in the report from the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Music and Arts Economy in NSW, 15 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis attended the AAH Symposium: ‘Clash of Civilisations? Where are we now?’ at the State Library, 15 – 16 November.
  • Claudia Roosen attended the opening of the NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship at Artspace, 15 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis quoted by Kate Larsden in ArtsHub “The numbers don’t add up” 20 November
  • Esther Anatolitis attended the Culture Business Canberra conference at the National Gallery of Australia, 20 – 22 November.
  • Penelope Benton facilitated an ARI Roundtable at Frontyard, 21 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis quoted by Andrew Bock in The Age “How do the parties' arts policies stack up in Victoria's election?” 22 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis chaired the Culture Business Canberra session with Andrew Deane from the Australia Theatre for Young People, 22 November.
  • Penelope Benton attended the opening of Nick Cave ‘Until’ at Carriageworks 22 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Tanya Hall, Director, Partnerships at Arts Queensland, 23 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Kerryanne Farrer, CEO, Flying Arts Alliance, 23 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis attended the opening of the Asia Pacific Triennial at the GOMA in Brisbane, 23 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Kyle Weise from Metro Arts, 24 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Liz Nowell, CEO of ACE Open, 24 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis met with artists Patricia Piccinini and Joy Hester, 25 November.
  • NAVA and RMIT hosted a roundtable on Public Art: Best Practice Commissioning in Melbourne on 26 November.
  • NAVA made a submission to the MPA Framework Review, 26 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis quoted by Mathew Westwood in The Australian “Arts groups argue of majors funding rethink” 26 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Alia Gabres, Creative Producer in Arts Programming at Footscray Arts Centre, 27 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Tamara Winikoff, 28 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis hosted Arts, Agency, Action: An advocacy workshop for artists at Bankstown Arts Centre, 28 November.
  • Penelope Benton attended the announcement of the Copyright Agency $80K Visual Arts Fellowship, 28 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis published “Reframing MPA funding so that the whole sector is in the picture” in ArtsHub, 29 November
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Patrick McIntyre, Executive Director of Sydney Theatre Company, 29 November.
  • Esther Anatolitis attended the Launch of An Anthology of Space 2015-18, 29 November.
  • Penelope Benton attended Listening as Solidarity and Listening Interventions at UNSW, 30 November.
  • NAVA made a submission to the NSW Curriculum Review, 30 November.

October 2018

  • Esther Anatolitis published The politics of art in New York: an Australian perspective in ArtsHub 2 October.
  • Esther Anatolitis published Arts and artists and what political parties really think of them in Daily Review, 8 October.
  • Penelope Benton quoted in Raw vision of pre-colonial botany features in UNSW Galleries show by Diane Nazaroff on UNSW Newsroom, 8 October.
  • Esther Anatolitis interviewed on ABC RN The Hub 10 October.
  • Esther Anatolitis attended Artlands in Bendigo and Castlemaine, Vic 10-13 October.
  • Esther Anatolitis facilitated workshop Ambitious & Fair: the future for regional gallery practice at Artlands, 11 October.
  • Esther Anatolitis presented an Advocacy Workshop for AAANZ in Melbourne, October 15.
  • Esther Anatolitis spoke with Walt Secord, Shadow Minister for the Arts New South Wales, 15 October.
  • Esther Anatolitis opened the Greek Australian Cultural League’s exhibition ‘DESTINATIONS’ at Steps Gallery, Melbourne on 16 October.
  • Esther Anatolitis spoke with Heidi Victoria, Shadow Minister for Arts and Culture Victoria, 17 October.
  • Esther Anatolitis, James Emmett and Penelope Benton attend the AFR Women of Influence announcement dinner, 17 October.
  • Penelope Benton presented to Meadowbank TAFE Gallery Skills Certificate students on the Code of Practice, 18 October.
  • Esther Anatolitis, Penelope Benton, Claudia Roosen, Laura Pike and Celia Bradshaw attended Liveworks Opening Night, 18 October. 
  • Esther Anatolitis attended Liveworks: Angela Goh’s Uncanny Valley Girl, 18 October.
  • Esther Anatolitis attended the Liveworks Delegate Welcome Drinks, 19 October.
  • Claudia Roosen attended Liveworks: Hannah Brontë's Fempre$$: WISHWITCH, 20 October.
  • Esther Anatolitis attended the NSW & ACT Performing Arts Centres Association (NAPACA) venue managers meeting, 23 October. 
  • Esther Anatolitis and Claudia Roosen attended the ALL SCHOOLS SHOULD BE ART SCHOOLS symposium presented by Kaldor Public Art Projects and UNSW Art & Design, 24 October. 
  • Esther Anatolitis and Penelope Benton met with John Cruthers, 25 October.
  • Esther Anatolitis was interviewed by Panos Apostolou for SBS Radio's Greek Program, 25 October.
  • Penelope Benton attended Liveworks: John A Douglas Circle of Fire, 25 October.
  • Esther Anatolitis attended Liveworks: Applespiel's Return to Escape from Woomera, 28 October.
  • Penelope Benton attended Liveworks: Day for Night, 27 October.
  • Esther Anatolitis hosted a NSW Arts Sector Roundtable, 30 October. 
  • Esther Anatolitis attended Cultural Infrastructure: Improving the Quality of Public Debate Roundtable, 31 October.
  • Penelope Benton attended KU Arts Symposium, Port Augusta 31 Oct – 1 Nov.


September 2018

  • Claudia Roosen hosted NAVA stall at National Art School Open Day 1 September   
  • Laura Pike hosted three Value Your Work workshops in Tamworth, Armidale and Inverell 3-5 September   
  • NAVA responded to South Australia’s shift in arts policy 5 September
  • Esther Anatolitis published NAVA Visits Canada and the US to Investigate World’s Best Practice Models for Australian Artists in Art News Portal 5 September 
  • Penelope Benton presented opening address at Art Every Day: National Primary Visual Arts Conference at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney 7 September
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Elizabeth MacKinnon and Melinda Mollineaux from the Canada Council 7 September   
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Patrick Close, former Executive Director, CARFAC National, 7 September   
  • Esther Anatolitis attended and spoke at the CARFAC 50th Anniversary Conference in Ottawa, Canada 8-9 September   
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Grant McConnell, former President of CARFAC National, 11 September   
  • Penelope Benton attended Who’s in the room? Special interest influence on policy presented by the Grattan Institute at the State Library of New South Wales 11 September   
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Wendy Nelson, CARFAC SASK Regina, Grant Dutnall, CARFAC SASK Saskatoon, Alejandro Romero, City of Saskatoon Public Art Program, 12 September   
  • NAVA at Sydney Contemporary 12-16 September
  • Penelope Benton moderated Abuse of power comes at no surprise panel discussion at Sydney Contemporary 13 September
  • Penelope Benton met with Artchain Global 13 September
  • Laura Pike presented Professional Practice lecture to students at the National Art School 13 September   
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Alejandro Romero, City of Saskatoon Public Art Program, for a tour of the city’s public art with a focus on First Nations histories, 14 September   
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Gregory Burke, Director of Remai Modern, 14 September   
  • Penelope Benton quoted in Sydney Morning Herald Australian women call time on abuse of power in art world, alongside Angela Goddard, Nasim Nasr, Miranda Samuels, Roslyn Oxley, written by Melanie Kembrey 15 September   
  • NAVA mentioned in Non-profit organisation Artists Alliance faces closure by Dionne Christian, 15 September
  • Penelope Benton submitted a response to the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People 17 September 
  • Esther Anatolitis met with April Britski, Executive Director of CARFAC National, Zandi Dandizette, Executive Director of CARFAC BC, and Brenda Leadley, Executive Director BC Alliance for Arts + Culture, 19 September   
  • Penelope Benton submitted a response to Treasury on the DGR Reforms Consultation Paper 20 September 
  • Penelope Benton and Holly Morrison met with Greg Naulty from Local Community Insurance Services to discuss expanding NAVA Members’ insurance package 20 September   
  • Penelope Benton met with Corinne Estrada, Director of Communicating the Museum and Culture Business 20 September
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Joanna Gould, Director, External Relations, Eyebeam, and Gabriella Calandro, New York Foundation for the Arts, 22 September   
  • Penelope Benton attended Meeting Place: National Forum for Disability  Arts and Culture in Australia, Alice Springs 24-26 September   
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Emily Peck, Americans for the Arts, 24 September
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Andrea Louie from NYers for Culture and the Arts, 25 September   
  • NAVA team attended the opening of The Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship for Emerging Artists Exhibition at UNSW Galleries 28 September
  • NAVA Blak Curatorial Exchange program concludes in Queensland 28 September
  • Esther Anatolitis attended the Melbourne Fringe Awards, 29 September.

August 2018

  • Esther Anatolitis hosted a contemporary arts key issues roundtable in Melbourne 1 August
  • Esther Anatolitis attended the preview of Spring 1883, Melbourne 1 August
  • Esther Anatolitis attended the TarraWarra Biennial Opening 3 August
  • Esther Anatolitis attended Experimenta Social at Testing Grounds 3 August
  • Esther Anatolitis attended State of the Union at the Ian Potter Museum 4 August
  • Esther Anatolitis interviewed on Sky News re Future/Forward by Jacinta Tynan 4 August
  • Esther Anatolitis attended the Visual Arts Awards at ACCA 4 August
  • Esther Anatolitis interviewed by The Mix, Melbourne's hotel-located art fair Spring 1883; 4 August
  • Esther Anatolitis quoted in Artshub Why a new code of practice is important for the arts by Gina Fairley 6 August
  • Esther Anatolitis quoted in f-magazine by Ashlee Stenner 7 August
  • Esther Anatolitis interviewed on ABC RN The Hub 8 August
  • Esther Anatolitis and Penelope Benton attended the book launch of Tess Maunder's Absolute Humidity, Alex Martinis Roe's To Become Two: Propositions for Feminist Collective Practice and Helen Johnson's Warm Ties at Artspace, 9 August.
  • Penelope Benton attended Joselina Cruz, Director and Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD), De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, Manila and Dr Mikala Tai in conversation at Artspace.
  • Esther Anatolitis presented to students of the Masters of Cultural Leadership at NIDA, 10 August
  • The NAVA team attended the 30th anniversary of Campbelltown Arts Centre 11 August
  • Esther Anatolitis quoted in Canberra Times Future starts today at Australian arts event by Ron Cerabona 13 August
  • NAVA hosted Future/Forward at the NGA and Parliament House 14-15 August
  • Esther Anatolitis quoted in Sydney Morning Herald Artists paint a way forward for a sector in decline by Steve Meacham 14 August
  • Esther Anatolitis quoted in ArtsHub Artists make a charge on Canberra for better rights by Gina Fairley 15 August
  • Esther Anatolitis interviewed by Wendy Harmer ABC RN 16 August
  • Esther Anatolitis met with eight MPs across all major parties: Tony Burke, Susan Lamb, Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, Senator Mark Dreyfus, Anne Aly, Senator Lisa Singh, Maria Vamvakinou, Julian Leeser following Future/Forward to brief them on artists’ expectations as well as on the advocacy, policy and action focus of NAVA’s new Strategic Plan 16-17 August
  • Esther Anatolitis attended Question time at Parliament House 16 August
  • Mentioned in Art Guide NAVA and artists look for a Future/Forward by Louise Martin-Chew 17 August
  • Penelope Benton and Claudia Roosen attended the opening of Waves, curated by Kate Britton at Sullivan & Strumpf 18 August
  • NAVA mentioned in ArtsHub Patricia Piccinini on running an ARI by Gina Fairley 20 August
  • Esther Anatolitis published ART CONSUMPTION: THE BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY (BUT MOSTLY FOR ARCHITECTS AND BUILDERS) in Daily Review 20 August
  • Esther Anatolitis interviewed by ABC RN The Hub 20 August
  • Esther Anatolitis conducted post-Future/Forward debriefs with Abdul Abdullah; Rebecca Coates, Shepparton Art Gallery; Joe Toohey, Regional Arts Victoria
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Liz Ann McGregor, MCA 21 August
  • NAVA team reviewed survey and debriefed Future/Forward 22 August
  • Blak Curatorial Exchange program commenced as part of NAVA Queensland program, presented in partnership with BlakLash, 22 August
  • Esther Anatolitis presented to students at the National Art School 23 August
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Michael Dagostino, Campbelltown Arts Centre 24 August
  • Esther Anatolitis presenting the opening keynote at SHIFT at Temora as a guest of Eastern Riverina Arts 30 August.

July 2018

  • Article written by Esther Anatolitis Top ten questions for the next CEO of the Australia Council was published on ArtsHub 2 July
  • Esther Anatolitis presented at PwC’s Culture and Related Industries, Industry Reference Committee Meeting on 5 July
  • Penelope Benton scrutinised board election ballot papers for the Indigenous Art Code at their AGM 5 July
  • Penelope Benton attended the opening for John Mawurndjul: I am the old and the new at the MCA 5 July
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Julie Hobbs, Future Now on 6 July
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Magdalena Moreno, IFACCA on 6 July
  • Esther Anatolitis and Penelope Benton attended Lighthouse Lecture: Contingent work and flexible labour markets in the arts, presented by Pierre-Michel Menger and hosted by Macquarie University at AGNSW 10 July
  • Esther Anatolitis attended Advance Australia Fair Dealing at Giant Dwarf 11 July
  • Penelope Benton met with Alex Bowen, CIPMO 12 July
  • Esther Anatolitis attended the opening of the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair 12 July
  • Penelope Benton and Claudia Roosen joined Arts Law to hear about and sign the Uluru Statement from the Heart on behalf of NAVA 13 July
  • Esther Anatolitis attended Pride in Authority at Tank Arts Centre 13 July
  • NAVA participated in Create NSW Visual Arts roundtable 17 July
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Alix Collins, arts advisor to Malcolm Turnball 19 July
  • Laura Pike and Claudia Roosen participated in Pedagogical Experiments with Dr Remy Low, a public program for Keg De Souza's ’Common Knowledge and Learning Curves' 23 July
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Grant McAvaney, CEO, Copyright Council 23 July
  • NAVA facilitated media release NSW arts industry calls for ambitious investment following poorest funding round in history, 24 July
  • Esther Anatolitis attended the Artstate launch at the Australian Museum 25 July
  • Esther Anatolitis attended Printing the Future: Innovations in 3D Printing at the Australian Design Centre 25 July
  • Esther Anatolitis quoted in ArtsHub Poorest funding round in history': Sector leaders call Create NSW to account by Gina Fairley & Richard Watts, 26 July
  • NAVA quoted by The Music in APRA AMCOS & More Call Out Government Following Poorest Funding Round In History, 26 July
  • Esther Anatolitis quoted in Art Guide, Artslog aims to expose exploitation of arts workers by Steve Dow, 27 July
  • Esther Anatolitis made site visits in Canberra 26 July ahead of Future/Forward
  • Esther Anatolitis and Penelope Benton attended the openings of Local Colour: Experiments in Nature and Make Known: The Exquisite Order of Infinite Variation at UNSW Galleries 27 July
  • Esther Anatolitis quoted by Linda Morris in Arts bodies decry 'one of poorest funding rounds in history, SMH 30 July
  • Esther Anatolitis met with Martin Foley, Minister for Creative Industries in Melbourne, 31 July


    June 2018

    May 2018

    • Esther Anatolitis attended the Currency House launch of David Thorsby's Platform Paper on 1 May.
    • Esther Anatolitis attended the Sydney Writers Festival on 5 May.
    • NAVA submitted a response to the Inquiry into Canberra's national institutions on 8 May.
    • Article written by Esther Anatolitis The budget's arts flagship is, well, a flagship was published on 8 May by Eureka Street.
    • Esther Anatolitis was quoted by Richard Watts in Federal budget 2018-19 offers paltry support for the arts article published by ArtsHub on 8 May.
    • Article written by Esther Anatolitis The arts on Budget Night? It’s a little off-Broadway was published on 9 May by Daily Review.
    • Article written by Esther Anatolitis When the nation’s best vision is no vision at all was published by ArtsHub on 9 May.
    • Esther Anatolitis was quoted by Angus McPherson in Budget 2018 a Disappointment for the Arts Industry and ABC article published by Limelight on 9 May.
    • Esther Anatolitis met with David Broker, Canberra Contemporary Art Spaces on 10 May.
    • Esther Anatolitis attended the Labor Business Forum Budget Reply Dinner at the National Museum of Australia on 10 May.
    • Esther Anatolitis was interviewed on ABC Focus regarding the Federal Budget on 10 May.
    • Esther Anatolitis was also interviewed on 10 May by The Wire regarding the Federal Budget .
    • Esther Anatolitis presented to honours students at UNSW Art & Design on 16 May.
    • Esther Anatolitis met with Australia Council for the Arts visual arts staff on 16 May.
    • Esther Anatolitis met with Communications and the Arts, WA Government staff on 17 May.
    • Esther Anatolitis presented Future Platforms for the Art from Festivals to Federal Budgets hosted by pvi collective with Anna Reece, Perth Festival on 17 May.
    • Esther Anatolitis lead a WA advocacy priorities roundtable at pvi collective on 18 May.
    • Esther Anatolitis was interviewed on RTR regarding PICA’s Hatched on 18 May.
    • Esther Anatolitis spoke at PICA's Hatched open talks and facilitated floor talks on 19 May.
    • NAVA presented The Art of Mentoring at Movers and Makers at Parramatta Artist Studios on 19 May. Facilitated by Penelope Benton with speakers Coby Edgar, Josephine Skinner and Talia Smith.
    • Also on 19 May Penelope Benton and Coby Edgar were interviewed by FBi Radio Agenda regarding the Art of Mentoring.
    • Article written by Esther Anatolitis Ending the Street Fight on the upcoming MCM Officials agenda and the role of VACS against the AMPAG framework was published by ArtsHub on 21 May.
    • NAVA hosted The Fine Print at The Gunnery, Woolloomooloo on 23 May. Facilitated by Esther Anatolitis with speakers, Suzanne Derry from Arts Law, Kelly Doley and Shahmen Suku.
    • Esther Anatolitis met with Australian Design Alliance CEO, Jo Kellock on 24 May.
    • Esther Anatolitis met with Elizabeth Marshall, Casula Powerhouse curator on 25 May.
    • Also on 25 May NAVA made statement on Create NSW’s funding delays in response to NAVA Member concerns.
    • Penelope Benton presented on behalf of NAVA at the Parliamentary Inquiry hearing into the music and arts economy on 28 May.

    April 2018

    • NAVA submitted a response to the Digital Platforms Inquiry 3 April.
    • Esther Anatolitis wrote the inaugural Sector Soapbox for Arts Northern Rivers about the controversy surrounding Soda_Jerk's most recent work on 3 April.
    • Laura Pike toured the Northern Rivers, presented three workshops Value your work in Murwillumbah and Byron Bay on 3 April and at Plunge Arts & Culture Festival, Grafton on 4 April.
    • NAVA staff attended a welcome drinks event hosted by Performance Space on 5 April.
    • Esther Anatolitis interviewed by FBi Radio Canvas: Art & Ideas on gender harassment in the arts and the open letter Dear Person I’ve Been Reluctant To Keep Engaging With But Have Had To For Professional Reasons on 8 April. The program also included Miranda Samuels and Sarah Coconis. 
    • Esther Anatolitis participated in the City of Sydney Stakeholder Consultation on the planned City of Sydney Bathurst Street Creative Hub on 9 April. 
    • Esther Anatolitis and Penelope Benton met with the Copyright Agency to discuss current projects and future collaborations.  
    • Esther Anatolitis presented at Greater Bendigo’s Creative Conversations II: Showcase at Bendigo Pottery on 13 April.    
    • Laura Pike presented to Master’s students at UNSW Art & Design 16 April.   
    • Esther Anatolitis presented to undergraduate students at UNSW Art & Design 18 April.
    • Penelope Benton presented to Master’s students at UNSW Art & Design 20 April.   
    • Esther Anatolitis presented at CHANGEMAKERS #1: Mapping Sustainability in the Visual Arts at Victorian College of the Arts on 20 April. Other presenters included Patricia Piccinini, Alexie Glass-Kantor, Corbett Lyon, Caroline Bernov and Anita Archer. 
    • Esther Anatolitis hosted a panel of Lord Mayor candidates in Melbourne on 21 April at Westspace. Candiates Sally Warhaft, Rohan Leppert, Katie Sfetkidis and Ken Ong outlined their position on the arts.
    • Esther Anatolitis hosted Art and risk after TERROR NULLIUS at Arnold Bloch Leibler, Melbourne on 23 April. With speakers Simon Abrahams and Lynda Roberts this event discussed how best to support artistic risk for a confident Australian culture. 
    • Laura Pike presented a Pricing your work webinar for Flying Arts on 23 April. 

    March 2018

    February 2018

    January 2018

    • Esther Anatolitis writes 'An Apple store in Melbourne's Fed Square trashes civic values' for the Daily Review on 7 January.
    • Esther Anatolitis met with Ianto Ware, City of Sydney to discuss alternate regulatory pathways on 15 January.
    • Esther Anatolitis and Penelope Benton met with Gabrielle Sullivan, CEO, Indigenous Art Code, to develop joint resources on 16 January.
    • Esther Anatolitis met with Maureen Barron, adviser to Shadow Minister Tony Burke on 17 January.
    • Esther Anatolitis met with Jess Scully, City of Sydney councillor and ideas curator on 17 January
    • Esther Anatolitis met with Ross Harley and UNSW Art + Design staff on 18 January.
    • Esther Anatolitis attended British Council Art Connects Us launch on 18 January.
    • Esther Anatolitis met with Gina Fairley, Visual Arts Editor, ArtsHub on 24 January.
    • NAVA staff attended an afternoon tea with Arts Law Centre of Australia staff on 24 January.
    • Esther Anatolitis met with the Hon. Ted Baillieu, former Victorian Premier on 29 January.
    • Esther Anatolitis presented Let’s Do This at MPavilion on 29 January.
    • Esther Anatolitis met with the Artists’ Committee to discuss future campaigns on 31 January.