Past Events

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ArtLife Plantastic Plant Sale

Summer is here, which means it’s the perfect time to stock up on artisan plants and gifts. ArtLife horticulturalists are holding their annual plant sale and this year it’s going to be better than ever. Horticulturalists will be selling mixed potted…

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Trans-Tasman Youth Poetry Slam

Two High School Poetry Slam championship squads from different sides of the Tasman Sea meet for a poetic battle like no other. Melbourne’s John Monash Science School, champions of the Victorian OutLoud Poetry Slam Finals, and Auckland’s Dilworth School, winners…

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International Day for People with Disability

International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is a United Nations day celebrated around the world. The day not only celebrates the achievements and contributions of people with disability but also aims to raise awareness and acceptance. Grandstanding Paste-up ArtLife artists Megan Hunter, Steven…

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Unauthorised at One Night in Footscray

How does the past affect the present? How has the city changed over the past 500 years? What do you remember from your ancestors? As part of One Night in Footscray, ArtLife animators reinstall their award-winning video projection animation Unauthorised, previously shown for the…

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VIVID

VIVID is a play about Khanh (Chi Nguyen) a Vietnamese girl with schizophrenia who sees the ghost of her grandmother, Ba (Moni Lai Storz). Together with Khoi (Jamie Vu), her boyfriend, and her Psychiatric Nurse, Craig (Joshua Monaghan), she explores the…

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A Weekend with The Hackkets

Spend the weekend with The Hackkets as they hit the spotlight for two epic events -Bandmates Victoria Social Event and Melbourne Music Week. Proudly hailing from Melbourne’s west, The Hackkets is a band made up of members with and without disability, brought together more than…

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Transoceanic Visual Exchange – Film Screenings

FCAC, Fresh Milk Barbados and Third Horizon Media present Transoceanic Visual Exchange (TVE) - a day of screenings, installations, new media and expanded cinema by contemporary artists from the Caribbean, Oceania and their diaspora. TVE is developing a survey of…

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Emerging Cultural Leaders Showcase 2017

The next generation of cultural leaders are here! Get acquainted with the 2017 Emerging Cultural Leaders (ECL) at our annual industry showcase and celebration. Emerging Cultural Leaders  provides a unique opportunity to establish networks in the arts and community sector.…

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Vis and Ramin

Vis and Ramin is one of the most famous narratives of pre-Islamic Iran. A tale of forbidden love, rebellion, rejection of social mores and the challenge of inherited political structures, Vis and Ramin is often described as a Persian Romeo…