Esther Anatolitis (NAVA)
Free, booked out
ACE Open is thrilled welcome Esther Anatolitis to Adelaide, in her first official visit as the new CEO of NAVA.
Esther will be joined by Liz Nowell, Emma Webb, and Elyas Alavi for a conversation about issues facing the visual arts sector and how this impacts South Australian artists specifically. There will also be time for audience feedback and discussion – this conversation is for all of us. After the discussion please join us for a complimentary drink to welcome Esther to Adelaide.
ESTHER ANATOLITIS fosters local, regional, national and international perspectives on contemporary arts issues as one of the nation’s leading advocates for the arts. Her practice rigorously integrates professional and artistic modes of working to create collaborations, projects and workplaces that promote a critical reflection on practice. With a strong background in visual arts, design, architecture and media, Esther has held leadership roles including Craft Victoria, Melbourne Fringe, SBS and Express Media, and most recently with Regional Arts Victoria. She is Deputy Chair of Contemporary Arts Precincts and has served numerous board, policy, advisory and juror roles. Esther is a former curator of Architecture+Philosophy, Digital Publics and Independent Convergence, and has taught into the studio program at RMIT Architecture, as well as at UNSW and the University of Sydney. A writer and critic, Esther’s work is regularly published and collected at estheranatolitis.net