Australia Council announces 2017-18 international residencies

Australia Council CEO Tony Grybowski has announced the successful applicants for the 2017/18 Australia Council’s international residency awards. Twenty-one creative writers, visual and performing artists across Australia will undertake residencies in a range of global locations including: Künstlerhaus Bethanien (Berlin); Omi International Arts Centre (New York); Nashville Songwriters’ Residency (Nashville); Keesing Studio (Paris),: Helsinki International Artist Programme (Helsinki); Cité International des Arts Studio (Paris); BR Whiting (Rome); and ACME (London). A 2015 Council review of the residency program reported that two-thirds of artists created new work during their residency and a similar proportion had increased their public profile.

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