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WOW – Women of the World Festival Melbourne

WOW – Women of the World Festival Melbourne is a three-day festival of critical conversations, music, film and performance, celebrating women and taking an in-depth look at the remaining challenges to gender equality. Conceived by Southbank Centre and launched in London…

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Women, Art & Politics

A collaboration between Footscray Community Arts Centre’s Collaborate Asia Program and Asia TOPA, Women, Art & Politics is an international residency for visiting visual and performing artists from South Asia and Southeast Asia. Residency artists explore the theme Women, Art & Politics,…

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Mum is the Medicine

FCAC’s Indigenous Cultural Program has developed an exciting new program for mothers who are artists. Residencies form a crucial experience for the independent artist, providing valuable resources and creative hubs for artists to immerse themselves in their work, communities and cultures. A small…

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WOW Art and Experiences

WHEN: Thursday 23 March – Saturday 25 March TICKET: Varies Full WOW Melbourne Program HERE WOW Art and Experiences program at a glance:                              Download the WOW Melbourne festival schedule: WOW MELBOURNE SCHEDULE PDF WOW MELBOURNE SCHEDULE EXCEL     Presented as part of WOW – Women of the World Festival Melbourne. IMAGE 1-…

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ArtLife at Testing Grounds

ArtLife and Testing Grounds are collaborating to research a new, site-specific work. Starting with the urban landscape of Melbourne, artists will develop a unique soundtrack of the inner and outer layers of a city space. Dancers and musicians will explore…

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WOW Café

A lush and inviting pop-up venue on the lawns of FCAC, WOW Café offers a free-to-the-public curated program of WOW Melbourne highlights, including conversations, dance sessions, short talks and performances. It is a daily taste of WOW Melbourne for everyone.…

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WOW Keynotes and Conversations

WHEN: Thursday 23 March – Saturday 25 March TICKETS:  WOW Festival Pass (3 Days): $320 full / $220 concession WOW Day Pass: $120 full / $98 concession BOOK NOW Full WOW Melbourne Program HERE WOW Keynotes and Conversations at a glance:             Download the WOW Melbourne festival schedule: WOW…

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Repair Café

Melbourne’s Repair Café shares age-old skills that will help you keep the things you cherish. An organisation dedicated to repairing goods, sharing skills and knowledge, reducing landfill and household spend, while celebrating community, The Melbourne Repair Café will demonstrate just…

Artist Statement: Too often the people I love and admire the most – the ones with extraordinary capabilities, talent and inner strength – are the same people who carry the weight of self-doubt and uncertainty. They are the thinkers, the considered and the quiet amongst us. Yet they’re required to navigate a world that lauds the extroverted as the definitive personality type, creating a subtext that being their true selves is not good enough to succeed.

Shannon is one of the thinkers, the considered and the quiet. She is extraordinary and a future pioneer.

WOW Portraits

Tell the world #IAmWoman with Jody Haines’ photographic salon project exploring identity, strength, beauty, resilience and humour through the use of portraiture. Book yourself in for a session, shake off the imposed labels we face daily, share a story about…