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Explainer: why the rock art of Murujuga deserves World Heritage status

Australia is relatively unique because here there are still cultural connections between rock art and the people who created it

TV’s first interracial kiss launched a lifelong career in activism

Casting Nichelle Nichols as Lieutenant Uhura created possibilities for more creative and socially relevant “Star Trek” storylines

Leonardo joined art with engineering

Some creative ideas can’t be executed without science

Luxury fashion brands are making a splash in the art world

With their undeniable star power, names like these have the ability to make art cool again

Graffiti is an eye-catching way to create lively spaces in cities

The US, UK and Australia have adopted aggressive – and expensive – strategies to try and eradicate graffiti

Arts and culture under the Coalition: a lurch between aggression and apathy

The last six years has seen a combination of ministerial whim and purposeless economising

How South Africa can grow its gaming industry

South African gaming companies currently create 310 direct jobs

Missing in action: a vision for the arts in the 2019 budget

Is it too much to expect our governments to want to support not just an arts economy but also the arts as a good in themselves?