ARIna is a place for Artist Run Initiatives (ARIs) to find and share answers and information on issues and topics affecting them.
Simply select a topic or “subarina” from the menu to find the resources or conversations that interest you.
Content is both user and developer generated and votes promote content to the homepage. If you think a post isn’t useful, you can down vote it by clicking on the down arrow to the left of the post. Or if you think more people should see it, click on the up arrow.
If you can’t find what you’re looking for, just ask. Create a post with your question to see if other users can help you out.
To make ARIna a great resource for ARIs, we need you to share, swap and discuss what you know.
If you have an experience or know of some information that would be helpful to anyone working in ARIs, please create a post and share it.
Or, if you want to talk about an issue affecting your ARI, your struggle to get through red tape, or just want to declare how great ARIs are - create a post and see if it sparks a discussion.
Create a post to share or talk about pretty much anything ARI.
Don’t forget, ARIna is your site – without you it won’t work.
Share and swap supplies
Have a spare projector, desk, chairs or anything that might be useful to another ARI? Share it or swap it in the Scrapyard.
ARIna is a great resourse for local councils and government
ARIna connects local councils and government to ARIs and emerging artists. If you have a grant program or a resource that could benefit ARIs or emerging artists, share it here.
ARIna consists of both user and developer generated posts. Posts can contain information, a link to another website or a link to a downloadable resource, such as a factsheet.
Posts are organised under topic headings, known as subarinas. The homepage automatically lists the posts that have received the most votes but these can also be sorted to appear by most viewed or most recent.
You can up vote or down vote posts depending on what you think of them. Up voted posts will move towards the top of the page and down voted posts the other way.
To vote, comment on or create a post you will need to login or register with the site. Registration is free. To register click here.
Once you are logged in you can also save your favourite posts.
For help on creating a post go to our Help page.
ARIna has been developed by the National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) and Crawl Inc. NAVA is the peak body representing and advancing the professional interests of the Australian visual arts, craft, design and media arts sector and Crawl Inc. is an online resource for promoting ARIs.