The Unconformity is an arts organisation that explores new cultural commodities on the wild and mountainous western fringe of Tasmania, Australia.

Tasmanian Aboriginal Artist Residency

Applications are currently open for the Tasmanian Aboriginal Artist Residency, which in 2021 will support two Aboriginal artists or cultural practitioners living in lutruwita / Tasmania to spend time on the West Coast. Applications close on 19 April 2021.

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The Unconformity 2021 festival

In response to COVID-19, The Unconformity 2020 festival has been postponed to the new dates of 15-17 October 2021.

Sign up to The Unconformity e-news at the bottom of this page to stay in touch with information about this year's festival, and click here to plan your West Coast travel and book your accommodation.



UNTV was a free online TV broadcast streaming on-the-ground crosses, newly-created shows, artistic commissions and curated videos that reflect the remote and remarkable West Coast of Tasmania.

UNTV was streamed online as a one-off digital event between 7pm AEDT Saturday 17 October and 7am AEDT Sunday 18 October.


Getting here

Visit remote Western Tasmania via a stunning mountainous drive, or by flight from Hobart. Click the link below to plan your travel, accommodation and western wilds itinerary.