There is a certain weight attached to every centennial event. It marks a culmination of history – from ideas and movements, to behaviours and norms – teaching us how we once were and reminding us of what we have become. ARNA 2018 not only reflects on a generation passed, but also marks its legacy with a new form for a new generation of creators.
We have had a hundred years of ARNA, but not a hundred issues.
The journal began in the waning months of World War I, stuttered occasionally in her charge through the twentieth century, published consistently through World War II, then finally gave her last gasp in 1974.In 2008 the journal was revived under the auspices of the Sydney Arts Students Society.