About Hobart Current

Hobart Current nurtures and showcases contemporary artists working across performance, music, film, design, visual art and literature.

Creative Director
announced

March 2022

Chris Twite has been appointed. The theme he has chosen is 'Epoch'.

Artists
announced

July 2022

Ten artists have been commissioned to create new works in various art forms.

Exhibition
opens

March 2023

The exhibition will open in Hobart.

Hobart Current Timeline

November 2022

ARTIST UPDATE

EPOCH ARTISTS - VIDEO UPDATES

Over the last 5 months ten artists have been working away on their artworks for Hobart Current: Epoch which will open in March 2023.

View the artists' progress so far and gain an intriguing insight into their visions and methodology in these video updates below.

November 2022

VISUAL ARTS

TRICKY WALSH

November 2022

SCREEN AND DIGITAL

LOU CONBOY

November 2022

VISUAL ARTS

ROCHELLE HALEY

November 2022

VISUAL ARTS

GEORGIA MORGAN

July 2022

Artist announcement

Creative Director Chris Twite introduces the ten artists

March 2022

EOI announcement

Artist EOI open

Expressions of interest (EOIs) are now open for Hobart Current: Epoch.

There are 10 artist commissions available, for artists working in design, music/sound, performance, screen, digital arts, visual art, and writing.

March 2022

Director announcement

Creative Director Chris Twite announced

Following a national recruitment process, Chris Twite has been selected as the Creative Director for Hobart Current 2023. Chris' theme for the program is ‘Epoch’.

Chris has programmed and produced for organisations such as the Falls Festival, Sydney Festival, Brisbane Festival and the Sydney Opera House, helping to cultivate new art and ideas in cities around the country.