In the Media
Our Centre's members are some of Australia's most outstanding writers, musicians, composers and scholars. As such, they regularly appear in the media, whether it be to perform their own work or to offer astute commentary on a wide range of cultural debates.
Here are some examples of our appearances in print, broadcast and online media:
- Professor J. M. Coetzee reviews Behrouz Boochani's No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison for the New York Review of Books.
- Dr Anna Goldsworthy's ARIA's win as part of a collaboration with Paul Kelly, Helen Ayres, James Ledger, Tim Nankervis and Alice Keath was featured in Limelight. Paul Kelly discusses the genesis of the project and Anna's influential role in The Australian and The Sydney Morning Herald.
- Dr Gabriella Smart's SA Award for Excellence by an Individual (2019 APRA AMCOS Art Music Awards) was covered in The Advertiser.
- Dr Sean Williams talks about his latest novel, Impossible Music (launched by the Centre) with InDaily and shares an excerpt of it.
- Professor Brian Castro discusses multilingualism and the essential, "concrete function" of art and literature in society on Meanjin Quarterly's website.
- Associate Professor Meg Samuelson and Dr Charne Lavery review research being undertaken to explore the ways in which literature and art can illuminate the history of the Southern Ocean in The Conversation.
- In conversation with Raquel Serur at UNAM (Mexico), Professor J. M. Coetzee addresses the problematic hegemonic status that the English language has progressively been acquiring, justifying his decision to publish his work in Spanish. His address is summarised and discussed in the University's journal.
- Dr Shannon Burns provides an insightful review of Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann (shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction) for the Australian Book Review.
- InDaily writes about Raining Poetry in Adelaide, our annual street poetry festival.
- The New York Times published a review of "Jean Harley Was Here" by Heather Taylor-Johnson.
- The Harvard Gazette covers J. M. Coetzee's acceptance speech for the inaugural Mahindra Award for Global Distinction in the Humanities.
- The Australian Arts Review chats to Anna Goldsworthy about what inspires her ahead of her performance with Seraphim Trio in Melbourne.
- J. M. Coetzee interviews two renowned Argentinian writer/translators, Mariana Dimópulos and Ariel Magnus, as part of the Other Worlds ARC funded project in the Sydney Review of Books.
- The Sydney Review of Books published a review of Brian Castro's latest work, Blindness and Rage: A Phantasmagoria.
- Ponto Final, one of Macau's leading online newspapers, chatted to Brian Castro about his collaboration with artist John Young on Macau Days.
- Nicholas Jose, Jill Jones and Shannon Burns give their view on the best books of 2017 for the December issue of the Australian Book Review.
- Brian Castro and John Young chat to Natalie King about Macau Days, ahead of its Melbourne Launch.
- Realtime writes an excellent review of the trilingual exhibition Macau Days, featuring the work of John Young, Brian Castro and Luke Harrald.
- Adelaide Review spoke to Brian Castro about Macau Days.
- Brian Castro chats to ExBerliner about the literary life.
- Camille Rouliere and Marianne Braux discuss Raining Poetry with Radio Adelaide.
- InDaily writes up our Raining Poetry street poetry, run by Camille Rouliere and Marianne Braux.
- Marianne Braux speaks to ABC Radio Adelaide's Drive Show about Raining Poetry.
- Patrick Holland writes an insightful review of Brian Castro's Blindness & Rage in the Australian Book Review.
- Shannon Burns speaks to Radio National about his provocative new essay in Meanjin "In defence of the bad, white working class."
- Andrew Reimer reviews Brian Castro's latest work, Blindness & Rage, for the Sydney Morning Herald.
- Adelaide Advertiser writes up a piece on Maggie Tonkin's new book Fifty: Half a Century of Australian Dance Theatre (Wakefield Press).
- InDaily covers the upcoming Immortal Austen conference, hosted by Flinders University, including the screening of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies to be held at the Mercury cinema, hosted by the JMCCCP.
- J.M. Coetzee's The Schooldays of Jesus was widely reviewed in the following publications, among others:
- J.M. Coetzee's The Schooldays of Jesus was longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize.
- Anna Goldsworthy talks to CityMag about music, literature, Adelaide and the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice.
- Jill Jones is the Australian Book Review's Poet of the Month. Read the interview with her here.
- Broadsheet talks to Eileen Myles ahead of her visit to Adelaide, which was supported by the JMCCCP.
- Visiting Professor at the JMCCCP, A/Prof Peter Arnds discusses the origins of lycanthropy with Ewart Shaw on Radio Adelaide.
- Q&A with Professor Nicholas Jose on the National Library of Australia blog.
- Anna Goldsworthy discusses Schubert's late works, Beethoven's piano trios and Cole Porter's marriage of words and music (and her new Cabaret show about that) on ABC's The Music Show.
- Dr Lisa Harms's artistic residency at Sauerbier Hourse, Port Noarlunga is reveiwed in the November edition of The Adelaide Review.
- Anna Goldsworthy discusses her new essay, a sober reflection on the predicament of classical music in the twenty-first century, with The Music Show's Andrew Ford on Radio National.
- Cath Kenneally talks to Lisa Harms about the Saubier House Transformation Project and its first exhibition: "window-sill-still-frame or what is and isn't there?" on Arts Breakfast on Radio Adelaide.
- Jane Smiley at the J.M. Coetzee Centre: 'Pulitzer Prize Winner Tells How to Write a Novel' AdelaideNow, July 16, 2013
- The Australia-China Literary Forum:
- On Brian Castro's latest book Street to Street (Giramondo Publishing):
- ANZ Lit Lovers Blog
- Adelaide Review
- The Advertiser
- The Brisbane Times
- LittleGirlWithABigPen Blog
- Moods and Mirrors
- Owen Richardson
- The Age
- The Canberra Times
- The Australian
- The Melbourne Review of Books
- Cath Kenneally speaks to Brian Castro about his new book Street to Street on Radio Adelaide.
- Excerpt of ASLSP ( As SLow aS Possible) by John Cage performed by Stephen Whittington at Elder Hall, The University of Adelaide, SA.
- 'New centre enlivens the creative and performing arts' - Get Learning, Tuesday, 06 March 2012
- Passages (exhibition) at TarraWarra Museum of Art - IIIAD review, Friday, March 2, 2012
- 'Asian heritage a happy occident' [Review of the exhibition, Passages] - The Age, 24 February 2012
- Review of Passages - Melbourne Review, April 23, 2012
- "Stephen Whittington: musical renewal" - RealTime, Issue #111, Oct-Nov 2012, pg. 47
- An Interview with Ian North - American Suburb X, April 2012
- 'Invention Will Strike a Chord With Musicians' - Science Daily (Aug. 24, 2012)
- Adelaide University's Electronic Music Unit turns 50 this year. Head of sonic art studies, Stephen Whittington, says the best anniversary gift he's received is a chance to pass his passion on to a new generation.Read article/see VDO here
- 'Collective freedom for musicians' - AdelaideNow, September 24, 2011
- John Cage Day celebrated in Adelaide with free concert at Elder Hall on Wednesday - Herald Sun; Sep 02
- 'Soundstream Collective launches' - ArtsHub, Wednesday, September 21, 2011
- 'New contempory music ensemble to launch in Adelaide' - InternationalArtsManager Vol 7, #18, 29/09/11 -12/10/11
- 'Soundstream Collective: the new ensemble in South Australia' - Resonate, 21 September 2011
- 'Impressive debut from newest new musicians' - Graham Strahle, The Australian, October 04, 2011
- Meet the author - Brian Castro - The Monthly - Slow TV: Adelaide's Writers Week: Part 1\xA0 Part 2
- 'New Music: New Ensemble - Soundstream Collective' - Australian Stage,\xA0 Monday, 03 October 2011