Upcoming Events

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ArtLife Colouring Book Series Launch

Visual artists from ArtLife launch the second in a series of new publications – an adult colouring book inspired by all things community and creativity. Be the first to see new designs, stories and patterns before they hit the streets. Taking inspiration from…

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West Writers Forum 2018: Day One

West Writers Forum is bigger and better than ever with a weekend packed full of performances, workshops and discussions featuring international and local storytellers. Join us on opening night as we kick off a massive three days of public programs…

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West Writers Forum 2018

Our West Writers program nurtures emerging writers from Melbourne’s west, working closely with them to develop and hone their literary voices. The program aims to showcase the next generation of literary talent across stage, page and screen. Join us for…

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West Writers Forum 2018: Day Two

Writing Forward - Exploring the current and future forms of storytelling Featuring an impressive line-up of emerging and established storytellers, the day two program includes a series of panels, workshops and performances exploring current conversations such as: decolonisation, multilingual writing, non-fiction and…

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One Night Stanza: FOOTSCRAY&BROOKLYN BLOCK PARTY

For the first time this year One Night Stanza will be part of the MEL&NYC program. We are excited to present the FOOTSCRAY&BROOKLYN BLOCK PARTY. Brooklyn’s DJ Jive Poetic brings his power, words, wisdom and energy to Footscray in homage to the…

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West Writers Forum 2018: Day Three

Behind the Screens Curated by journalist and filmmaker Santilla Chingaipe in response to the underrepresentation of diverse voices in the Australian screen industry, this event series aims to create tangible access to pathways and opportunities for emerging filmmakers in Melbourne’s West through a…

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SCRAP! at West Projections Festival

Have we read the ‘Terms and Conditions’ before we click ‘agree’? ArtLife animators decode the ever-changing contract we have with modern technology through stop-motion animation of discarded e-waste. How does the multiplication and reliance on technology in our work, homes and…

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From Fifth to First – More than Access

To consider ourselves truly inclusive as a community, we must have platforms to safely share and discuss the things that are important to each of us, our lives and our surrounding environments. From Fifth to First is a disability-led forum covering…

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Spice Trails

Spice Trails is an immersive live art series of performative dinners and installations created by artist Rasha Tayeh. Spice Trails invites guests to explore and experience the cultural, social and political dimensions of contemporary food culture while drawing on important…