George Fairfax Fellow 1999 Stephen Armstrong
Kenneth Myer Lecture: The art of the possible
As government's increasingly diminish their responsibility for public institutions, who is taking responsibility for creativity? The moral rights and patent challenge to collective ownership begs the question: what will 'artistic heritage' mean when the public domain has been reduced to an empty vessel? How should arts managers navigate their way through and what is their contract with creative freedom, the government and the community? How well are artists being advocated for on the side?