Author Archives: lowe dev

Stop Press: Online – ABC Deborah Cheetham commission, ‘Christmas With You’ premiered

Written by: ABC Media Release For me, hope is ultimately the message and meaning of Christmas. Hope is born into this world every day. We have only to grasp it, commit to it, cherish it and renew it. Sounds like a lot to do? Well… that is what music is for. That is why we sing.” […]

Polixeni Papapetrou (1960-2018)

Written by: Dr Eugene Barilo von Reisberg It is with deep regret that we have learned of the passing of our dear friend and talented photographic artist, Polixeni Papapetrou, after a prolonged and courageous battle with cancer. Even in her darkest hour, she remained a source of joy, encouragement, and inspiration with her smile, her kind […]

Platform Paper No.63: On the Lessons of History

Written by: Media release, Currency Press. ‘Veteran theatre critic, patron, founder and publisher of Currency Press Katharine Brisbane AM delivers a landmark Platform Paper that defines the major challenges faced by artists in Australia this century. As the sector emerges from the COVID-19 crisis she takes an overview of the 62 Papers published by Currency House […]

Press Release: Some Happy Day – Coming Soon

Written by: Supplied by Catherine Hill Some Happy Day, is an independent feature film, directed by Catherine Hill, a long term client of Lowensteins Arts Management. Set in St Kilda, it will have its Melbourne Premier, a fundraiser for Sacred Heart Mission, at the Classic Cinema Elsternwick on World Day of Social Justice, February 20th at […]

Ozco Survey

Media Release: Australia Council, 12 November 2020 ‘THE GENDER PAY GAP AMONG AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS’ ‘Australian women (artists) continue to earn less than their male counterparts. In the most recent comprehensive national survey of professional artists’ economic circumstances, which was undertaken in 2016-17, the total incomes of female artists were 25 percent less on average than […]

OzCo Resilience Fund

The Australia Council have created a program to assist struggling artists outside of all of the other forms of funding available. They are directing approximately $5M to the Resilience Fund to provide immediate relief to the Australian arts sector. The 2020 Resilience Fund is designed to provide emergency relief to support the livelihoods, practice and […]

Publication of Tom Lowenstein’s autobiography

Written by: Evan Lowenstein LOVERS AND OTHERS by Tom Lowenstein This candidly written memoir, enlivened by the author’s impish sense of humour, narrates the way in which, by chance and circumstance, Tom Lowenstein placed his career at the service of the Australian art world. The book describes Lowenstein’s numerous David and Goliath battles with the Australian […]