Ready to re-imagine an equitable arts future?
In 2020, we will be running workshops in Brisbane and Sydney with support from our key partners BEMAC and Refugee Art Project. If you are a creative or arts worker from a CALD (culturally and linguistically diverse), Refugee or First Nations background, and you would like to register your interest in participating in these, please submit your interest here or contact us.
Thank you for joining us and watch this space for workshop outcome details!
FAQ – Workshop Outcomes
Stories from the Future is a partnership between Diversity Arts Australia, the University of Sydney, and key state partners and receives core support from the Australia Council for the Arts, Create NSW, City of Parramatta Council and Liverpool City Council.
Key state partners: BEMAC, Refugee Art Project, Community Arts Network, Regional Arts WA, Casula Powerhouse, Parramatta Artists Studios, The Street, Nexus Arts, Country Arts SA, Information and Cultural Exchange (ICE), Arts Front, Feral Arts, Sweatshop & Peril.
In January 2019, we kicked off the first workshops in NSW at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre and Parramatta Artists Studios with a range of artists and arts workers from across the creative sector.
Check out the workshop coverage at Peril Magazine and read Salaat by Omar Sakr, a poem inspired by a personal reflection upon the connections between the past, present and future at the workshop. Also read Islandless Islanders: the very real threat of climate change by Winnie Dunn at SBS Voices for another reflective piece inspired by the workshop. At Peril Magazine, Monica Kumar also explores the present and the future state of being in The year is 2050 and nothing much has changed.
In March and April 2019, we launched the first introductory short films based on the NSW Stories from the Future workshops at two events with Councillor Charishma Kaliyanda and Councillor Patricia Prociv.The introductory films were launched as part of the celebrations for Harmony Day: Forum For Home at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre and the Stories from the Future social mixer at Parramatta Artists Studios. Stay tuned to this space for the online short films coming soon.