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Thank you #CPAF2015 for the freedom

Alas, our camera battery chose to die today so unfortunately, it’s a small selection of photos from Day 2 of the wonderful Contemporary Pacific Arts Festival. 98 more words

Celebrate With Us

AUDIO: Music Beyond Borders

Airing on ABC Classic FM: In some countries, the simple act of playing music can have dire consequences.

So when the act of creative expression escalates to the point of life or death, the decision to move to a different country in pursuit of artistic freedom is, for many, a dangerous but necessary act. 326 more words

Joel Carnegie

The Politics of Art and Representation

I was recently invited to join 10 speakers at the Footscray Community Arts Centre for an event focusing on ‘The Politics of Art and Representation’. Speakers were a collection of arts practitioners, theatre makers, actors, visual artists, academics and comedians – I was just  tag along. 732 more words

Youth Focus

WRITING: Celebrating Melbourne's Music Hive. 40 Years On.

In a year that saw the debut of Neighbours on Channel 10 and the release of Crocodile Dundee in cinemas, Australia was about to be known as a place where you put “shrimp on the barbie” on Ramsay Street. 786 more words


Footscray Community Arts Centre

Sunday 7 September 2014
The Footscray Community Arts Centre was our second brush with art for the day, this time to have a drink on the lawns in front of this wonderful facility. 138 more words


Archie Roach draws crowd

This story first appeared in the Koori Mail.

MORE than 3000 people flocked to see Archie Roach perform last Saturday for the fourth annual Wominjeka Indigenous arts and culture Festival in Melbourne. 241 more words


Art for the Workers

Footscray Community Art Centre is one of my favourite places. There is a great café, views across the River to the city skyline and then there is always something interesting in the gallery. 330 more words