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Art / Politics / Action with A Centre for Everything
An artists intensive April 30th – May 6th, Melbourne, 2017.My participation was supported by Country Arts WA Quick Response Grant.
http://www.acentreforeverything.com/art-politics-action

Australia Council Future Leaders Program
The first intensive of the 9 month long leadership program took place in late April in the Gold Coast hinterlands, led by Sally Gray and Annie Talve of Project Sisu.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BTbN_GuDCSC/?taken-by=alanavhunt

Kashmir Reader ban revoked
The serialisation of Cups of nun chai continues in the newspaper Kashmir Reader after the government revoked a three month ban on the publication. Read newspaper editor Mir Hilal’s editorial below. December 2016.
http://kashmirreader.com/2016/12/28/unshackled-we-are-back/

A mere drop in the sea of what is – in the Hansard Report of the Australian Parliament
Portions of this essay by Alana Hunt were included in Senator Lee Rhiannon’s address to parliament about human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir. Evidence that we are not living in isolated echo chambers but massive cultural ecosystems with porous borders. November 2016.
View the Hansard Report here

Australia Council Future Leaders Program
commencing in April 2017
http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/strategies-and-frameworks/announcements/

A mere drop in the sea of what is
An essay by Alana Hunt on the visual culture circulating from Kashmir via the ‘streets of social media’. Published by 4A Papers and edited by Pedro de Almeida, November 2016
http://www.4a.com.au/4a-paper-article/alana-hunt/

Artist Residency in Motherhood
1 August 2016 – 1 August 2017
http://www.artistresidencyinmotherhood.com/

Curators’ Intensive at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art
Sydney June, 2016
http://www.4a.com.au/about-4a/4a-curators-intensive/

Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize
South Australian Museum
Adelaide, 10 June – 31 July 2016
http://www.waterhouse.samuseum.sa.gov.au/exhibitions/

National Photography Prize
Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA)
21 May – August 7, 2016
https://mamalbury.com.au/get-involved/mama-art-foundation/national-photographic-prize/2016-finalists

Cementa 15
9th-12th April, 2015
A biennial art festival in the post-industrial town of Kandos
Kandos Projects, rural NSW
www.cementa.com.au

The 63rd Blake Prize
13th December -2014 31st January 2015
Galleries UNSW
College of Fine Arts, Sydney
www.blakeprize.com

CEMENTA 15 – Kandos Projects
Residency – December 2014
Kandos, NSW
http://cementa.com.au/

Radical Intimacies: Dialogue in Our Times
2014 Memefest/Swinburne ExtradisciplinarySymposium/Workshop/Direct Action
18-25 November, 2014
http://www.memefest.org/en/competition/intro/

Open Engagement
16 – 18 May, 2014
Queens Museum
Brooklyn, NY
http://openengagement.info/home/

Macquarie Group Emerging Artists Award
2 – 13 December 2013
1 Shelley St, Sydney

The 62nd Blake Prize
18th October – 16th November 2013
Galleries UNSW
College of Fine Arts, Paddington
www.blakeprize.com

Artraker 2013: Unseen Unknown Unsung
21 September 2013
New Academic Buiilding
Goldsmiths College, London
http://artraker.org/