Imagine Project

Diversity Arts Australia Unveils 80 Trailblazing Case Studies for Racial Equity in the Arts: The ‘Imagine Project’

Diversity Arts Australia (DARTS) proudly introduces the Imagine Project, a groundbreaking initiative of actionable resources for individuals and organisations working towards inclusive futures in the arts. Core funded through our Creative Equity Toolkit partner, British Council Australia and Creative Australia’s Re-Imagine project, the Imagine Project features case studies for transformative change in the cultural landscape.

Imagine Around The World Case Studies

  • Find 42 case studies from around the world, spotlighting leading practices in equity within the arts, screen, and creative sectors. Countries include Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Nigeria, Occupied Territory of Palestine, Peru, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and the United Kingdom:

Image: A performance titled Er’tale; this is the name of the active volcano found in the Afar region of Ethiopia. Photo credit: Fekat Circus. 

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Imagine First Nations Case Studies

  • Find 13 case studies from First Nations communities in partnership with First Nations storytelling agency, Garuwa. Each First Nations led case study offers tangible steps towards fostering cultural and racial equity across the creative sector:

Image credit: Charcoal by Keia Mcgrady, image by Jade Ellis Photography

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Imagine Australia Case Studies

  • Find 21 case studies from Australia. With a focus on culturally and linguistically diverse, migrant, ethnic minority, refugee, humanitarian entrant, and people of colour contexts, these studies share invaluable insights for a more equitable arts landscape:

Image credit: Liminal at the Emerging Writers Festival 2019 / Photo Credit Hashem McAdam

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