Unfunded Empathy is a producing and marketing service for contemporary artists. We seek radical change; deep connection; sweaty moments of abandon. Unfunded Empathy is a side-hustle of sorts; a creative outlet to exorcise political and economic anxieties.

About Thom Smyth


e: thom@unfundedempathy.com

Thom Smyth is a producer and marketer with a keen interest in socially-engaged performance.

Thom is a Producer with national creative producing company Performing Lines.

He was Director of arts marketing company Little Shout; was Marketing Manager at Proximity Festival – Australia’s only one-on-one performance platform; was Marketing & Communications Manager at The Blue Room Theatre; was Marketing Manager for Barefaced Stories.

Thom has worked as publicist for PICA, Chunky Move, Mobile States, Fringe World and more.

He has a Bachelor of Communications (Journalism / Politics) from Edith Cowan University, completing his studies with a secondment at The Jakarta Post in Indonesia.