By Situation Theatre 26/05/15
Vivid 2015 marks a significant departure from previous years. In the past the State Government has blown $8 million dollars each June on their mistimed Christmas lights display. Instead this year they’re using pretty lights to ask the question: what if we actually spent arts money supporting community arts projects and local artists instead of attracting tourists with sparkles?
Meanwhile the theme for Vivid Ideas this year is “The Arts: A Good Way To Generate State Revenue?”