Troy Nankervis, ‘Australia’s international cultural image lacks cohesiveness’ ArtsHub 2 May 2014.
Australian artists are well received on an individual scale but our broader cultural international reputation is a hard sell.
What comes to mind when looking at Australia’s ‘culture’ with an outsider’s eye?
Not much, according to the keynote presentation Australia’s International Reputation: how the arts convey our values at the Australian Institute of Public Affairs (AIIA) this week. Deputy Chair of the National Museum of Australia Andrea Hull said that Australia’s cultural reputation was challenging to articulate on a global platform.