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Episode 16: Hobiennale17 and Artist Run Initiatives

NAVA was in Hobart for the inaugural Hobiennale17. We speak with directors of the festival, Grace Herbert and Liam James, and Alex Hullah about the festival and the role of artist-run spaces.

Episode 16

Video still of "Pot luck dinner hosted by NSW-based ARI, Frontyard at Kickstart Arts, Hobart 2017". Image credit: Lucy Parakhina

In this episode of NAVA: in conversation with are in Hobart for the inaugural Hobiennale 17. We speak with the two directors of the festival, Grace Herbert and Liam James as well as producer Alex Hullah, about why they developed the festival and about the role of artist-run spaces in Australia.

Hobiennale went for 10 days in November, with 18 ARI's from around Australia and new Zealand presenting and discussing works in unusual and re-contextualised urban spaces.

For more information about the festival and the participating organisations, visit the website.