Gideon Obarzanek announced as co-artistic director of Melbourne Arts Festival

July 4th, 2019 by admin

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Yellow’s Gideon Obarzanek and Hannah Fox have just been announced as co-artistic directors of a brand new winter arts festival in Melbourne. The new festival is a merger between long running Melbourne International Arts Festival and White Night.

“They will join Executive Director Kath M Mainland CBE as the leadership team for the new festival and have been appointed to curate the festival from 2020—2023, celebrating Melbourne through world-first artistic collaborations and commissions, large-scale public events and installations, food and wine, and an extensive program of art and performance.

Chair of the new Festival, Tim Orton says “After a global search, we are thrilled to have two internationally admired and respected artistic leaders guiding our vision for Melbourne’s new cultural festival and major event””


Read the full announcement here