Nerida Ross

FBi’s Arts & Culture executive producer.

Nerida Ross

Why we need Antidote Festival

It was like we were in a club and it was good to know that this club could fill the seats of the Opera House. And that’s important, because it’s dark out there and sometimes we all need to “get together for a ridiculous, fun and boozy shin dig” (Opera House style).

Culture Guide July 3 – 10: It’s NAIDOC week!

Your weekly cheat sheet for the best events in Sydney, curated by FBi.

The Hanging: Atong Atem, ‘Us’

Atong Atem is a Third Culture Kid. Born in Ethiopia, raised in Melbourne, her photographs are about the “space that exists between the culture we’re from and the culture we’re living in”.

Review: ‘Institute’ – powerful physical theatre at Sydney Festival

Exploring the pressures of modern life through an amazing performance of physical theatre.

Review: What Sydney can learn from MOFO

“There’s a sense of pride that comes with being a part of something that is so true to its progressive ideals.” Nerida Ross reflects on what makes Hobart’s MOFO festival so unique.

Review: Football collides with contemporary dance in ‘Champions’ (Sydney Festival)

Hate sport? Love dance? Vice versa? ‘Champions’ at Sydney Festival just might bring you around to both.

Art We Heart: zin

zin is the love child of Harriet Gillies and Roslyn Helper. Just like the algorithm used to sort your Facebook News Feed, zin may very well understand you better than you know yourself.

The Hanging: Jonathan Jones – barrangal dyara

Artist Jonathan Jones has created a mammoth sculptural installation called barrangal dyara, meaning ‘skin and bones’, to breathe new life into a forgotten moment of Indigenous Australia’s history.

Art We Heart: Get To Work

Art has a long history of romanticising the pacific. Get To Work want to take back the power of representation.

The Hanging: It’s Our Thing

The exhibition ‘It’s Our Thing’ is an insight into the walls of Blacktown. It’s a celebration of the street culture and hip hop community that grew there in the 90’s.