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Footscray Community Arts Radio creates space for unpacking creativity and exchanging ideas. It's a place where the outlying artistic voices are shared and heard. Delve into discussions of practice, intention, challenges and triumphs and we develop a deeper understanding of locally-made art. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts.

Jack Nicholls: Reading and Author Talk

Warehouse Foyer

Space-faring billionaires, climate collapse, genetic engineering, body modification, surveillance dystopias and artificial intelligence. When the tropes of 20th century science fiction become our 21st century reality, how should writers respond? Join science-fiction writer and essayist, Jack Nicholls, for a short reading of new work followed by a conversation with award-winning feminist journalist, screenwriter and speculative-fiction…

HRAFF Westside

Roslyn Smorgon Gallery 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Join us in a gathering filled with conversation, art, music and performance in response to A Bell Rings Across The Valley as part of PHOTO2022: International Festival of Photography.  Conversations will be led by Curator Shivanjani Lal, who has brought together works by five artists from across South Asia and its Diaspora to speak of complex…

Same River Twice

Gabriel Gallery 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

If the flow of the water is constant, and the only constant is change, where does that leave memory? What does the river carry, and for how long? Ten writers and artists reflect on what water, place, memories and inheritances can contain. With Freya Alexander, Kelly Bartholomeusz, Gloria Demillo, Sam Elkin, Ryan Gustaffson, Gurmeet Kaur,…

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Wominjeka Festival

Footscray Community Arts 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Update: Wominjeka festival will be going ahead this Saturday rain, hail, or shine! The area along the Maribyrnong River where the festival is taking place is not flood affected. The protection of our community – our visitors, our artists, our elders and our staff – remains our top priority. To make it safe for community, we…

Future Reset: Focus Group Gatherings

Footscray Community Arts 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Future Reset: Young People, Arts and Mental Wellbeing is a three-year program funded by VicHealth committed to engage with communities through using collaborative co-design frameworks and processes to create a series of creative activations. The purpose is to ignite social connection among young, creative Victorians and to enhance their mental wellbeing. As part of this…

When the typhoon blows off its cocoon, the butterfly embraces the sun

Performance Space 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Inspired by the legacy of independent filmmaker, Kidlat Tahimik, and the voices of contemporary Filipinx artists living and working on Kulin and Gadigal Lands, Saluhan presents an end of year screening series and party, co-presented by Footscray Community Arts. Films and presenter information: Cinema Bahala Na (RJ Dela Rosa) TAO PO Tenejero Balanga, Bataan Philippines…