“Pivot was born out of this idea that we can hold a world-class event in Geelong. We didn’t want to call it The Geelong Digital Summit – we wanted it to be something more forward thinking,” says Pivot Summit founder Leighton Wells.
Emerging Artists Geelong is a group ran by the Geelong Arts Society which focuses on hosting workshops, exhibitions and educating others on art for emerging artists each year. Forté chat to mentor artist Dare Tekin about the program and the upcoming exhibition ‘Anthropoid’.
Five of Australia’s best stand-up comics are heading regional as part of The Amazing Travelling Comedy Tour, with Aaron Gocs, Matt Steward. Angus Gordon, Nick Capper and Jess Perkins. Forté chat with stitch up comedian Aaron and RAW comedy finalist Jess ahead of the tour.
The Gordon Graphic Design program has again exceeded expectations to deliver great students to local industry. Each year as part of the Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design, students are encouraged to take up work placement in local businesses to learn the ropes and get a feel for the fast pace the graphic design world can serve up.
Lawrence Leung is a familiar face. He’s graced the screen a few times for his pranks with the Chaser’s War on Everything and on Channel 10′s Offpsring, but it’s his wit and unique brand of comedy that makes him so memorable.
Oxygen College has long offered the opportunity to study photography right here in Geelong. In 2017, they are embarking on offering a brand new Professional Photography Program which will give students the chance to do complete a full time, two year photography course.
Swan Lake is the most famous of ballets – perhaps the most loved classical ballet of them all. The tale of a Prince falling in love with a graceful Swan Princess is a signature of classical ballet, and one that will be heading to Victoria next month with the The Russian National Ballet Theatre.
Growing up in the country does something to you. For Geraldine Hickey, it made her an avid lover of sport in a town where, well, there wasn’t much else going on at the time.