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IFACCA

One of the really neat things about the IFACCA conference was the number of arts performances that were scheduled throughout the conference. Jamie took this photo of a performance by the group Kundalila. I was just in Australia for the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture (IFACCA)...
Melbourne, Australia Photo and text by Jamie Bennett A slide from the presentation of Alison Tickel, director of Julie's Bicycle, a London-based not-for-profit working in environmental sustainability for the creative industries. Day four: Your chance to participate The final day of the summit...
Melbourne, Australia Photo and text by Jamie Bennett A slide featuring a TV-watching dingo from Mike van Graan's presentation, "Outside the Comfort Zone." Day three: “Phar Lap is Australian for ‘Seabiscuit’” With day three of the World Summit, the day’s...
Melbourne, Australia Text and photo by Jamie Bennett Day two: “Wai palya?” is Pitjantjatjara for “G’day” Day two of IFACCA’s conference began with a Pitjantjatjara language lesson from Trevor Jamieson. In addition to teaching the crowd how to greet one another,...
Melbourne, Australia Text and photo by Jamie Bennett, NEA Chief of Staff/Director of Public Affairs Our flight left LAX at 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, and we arrived in Melbourne at 9:30 a.m. on Monday---somehow managing to leapfrog Sunday entirely as we crossed the international dateline. So I find...