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profiler mar 25, 2015


RT Profiler 9
RT Profiler 9

This edition of Profiler is all about hearing it straight from the horse's mouth, with new in-depth interviews, reviews and more...

realtime tv: ELECTRONA 7054: An Ode to Suburban Sprawl
realtime tv: ELECTRONA 7054: An Ode to Suburban Sprawl

The newest addition to Hobart's art scene is Electrona, a contemporary three-day music and arts festival dedicated to the digital arts.

Inner lives & collective crisis
Inner lives & collective crisis

Stephen Carleton welcomes the return of a dedicated queer performance festival to Brisbane in this review of Melt: A Celebration of Queer Arts and Culture.

Day for Night: Queering the days
Day for Night: Queering the days

From bacchanalia to quiet contemplation, Fiona McGregor writes about the experience of Day For Night.

Interview: Jo Lancaster, acrobat
Interview: Jo Lancaster, acrobat

Realtime speaks to Jo Lancaster, one half of acrobat, about clowning and the brilliance of stupidity.

Interview: Todd Fuller, Flatline
Interview: Todd Fuller, Flatline

Megan Fizell talks to Australian visual artist Todd Fuller about "trace".

Interview: Tos Mahoney, Totally Huge New Music Festival
Interview: Tos Mahoney, Totally Huge New Music Festival

Tura’s Totally Huge New Music Festivals draw together an impressive range of composers, great players and diverse audiences.

Interview: Andrew Upton, Endgame
Interview: Andrew Upton, Endgame

"These people in Endgame are in very real circumstances; they’re just not the circumstances we know; they’re very real to them.”

Preview: Cementa 15
Preview: Cementa 15

The second biennial Cementa festival features sound art, installation, performance, electronic art, music, street art and more.

Finn O’Branagain, Co-Artistic director Crack Theatre Festival
Finn O’Branagain, Co-Artistic director Crack Theatre Festival

"It’s called Crack because it caught all the things that fell through the Writers’ Festival cracks.”

2016 Australian Performing Arts Market
2016 Australian Performing Arts Market

Find out if the long-lived biennial APAM is the right forum for you to showcase your work to local and international producers.

Previous e-ditions

realtime 126 april-may 2015

Realtime 126 Cover

RT126 Editorial
What will you do?
Draft Apology to the Survivors of Immigration Detention
Voicing empathy, rehearsing protest
Shoulder to shoulder



realtimedance : RealTime's new portal to Australian dance opens our extensive dance archive back to 1994, profiles 12 leading Australian choreographers, features dance on screen and Realtime onsite at dance events.

dance highlights

gideon obarzanek: after glow
keith gallasch, chunky move’s gideon obarzanek, rt81
garry stewart: dance evolution in the age of robotics
erin brannigan, adt's devolution, rt71
lucy guerin: between temperature & temperament
jonathan marshall, rt52
rosalind crisp: a european future
erin brannigan, rt48
helen herbertson: the place where things slip
philipa rothfield, delirium, rt36
tess de quincey & stuart lynch: dancing the city
keith gallasch, compression 100, de quincey lynch, rt11

Cover image: National Icon
Artist: Sha Sarwari

Sha Sarwari is a multidisciplinary visual artist who came to Australia as a refugee. In 1999 he had to leave his home country Afghanistan. Since then he has called Brisbane home. He has a diploma in Graphic Design and is currently studying for a Bachelor of Fine Art Degree at the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University.
“The process of creating an artwork feels like a spiritual experience for me. I aim to explore the notion of peace and freedom. It is in the process of art-making that I feel free and I am the most at peace. While there is a premeditative aspect to making art, for me intuition is most dominant. In my recent work, I explore the notion of the found object, reinterpreting it and giving it new meaning. This is to not only tell multilayered poetic narratives, but also to comment on social and political issues such as those concerning asylum seekers and refugees in Australia.”