Ben Fox New Artistic Director for Red Hot Arts

The Board of Red Hot Arts is delighted to announce the appointment of Ben Fox to the role of Artistic Director.

Red Hot Arts fosters arts Central Australia and their signature event is the Desert Festival, celebrating layered cultural landscapes of inland Australia.

Ben has worked as an Artistic Director in Australia and Asia. His work focuses on the curation and production of distinctive events, user experiences and unique professional development within the creative industries.

“Ben Fox is the best leader to take Red Hot Arts program, including the stellar Desert Festival to the next stage.”

“I’m confident Ben Fox’s artistic leadership and experience in the desert will see him create a fresh program, connect artists with audiences and enhance Central North Australia’s great reputation as a culturally exciting place to live and visit.” Says Jason Quin, Chair of Red Hot Arts

“The Desert Festival is an icon. I’m excited to continue my sustained support and development of arts and culture in Australia and this opportunity to focus on Alice and inland Australia. In our climate of widespread disruption and change, inland Australia offers incredible experiences and value for the world.” Says  Ben Fox.

Ben grew up in Hobart, has a professional background in both mechanical engineering design and physical performance with extensive experience in both international and remote Australian contexts. Ben has lived and worked in the Ngaanyatjarra Lands, and was the Artistic Director of the Regional Arts Australia Summit in Kalgoorlie in 2014.

Red Hot Arts is supported by the Northern Territory Government, The Sidney Myer Fund and Screen Territory.

For Further Information contact

Jason Quin, Chair of Red Hot Arts

[email protected]

Tuesday 26 April 2016