About Hobart Current

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

Creative Director

March 2022

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


July 2022

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


March 2023

The exhibition will open in Hobart.

Hobart Current Timeline

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.