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  • Asylum Silk Roads

      Asylum Silk Roads was a 6 month community art project for 200 asylum seekers in Greater Melbourne. This project sought to encourage social creativity as well as help the broader community to recognise asylum seekers as active participants in our society. The project provided free stencil workshops for 5 asylum seeker support organisations in…

  • The Lighter Shade of Darkness

    A Photography Exhibition by Bahar Taghiani. Hosted by Abbotsford Convent. The exhibition is inspired by women that live in Iran, who are faced with extreme political and religious laws placed upon them in everyday life. Women in Iran have very little to no rights among modern day society forcing them into isolation and losing one’s…

  • Awakening Exhibition

    Hosted by Abbotsford Convent Works will explore the conditions of awakening in our daily lives, an exploration of the tensions and interplay between asylum seekers and the wider Australian community, including the lack of clarity between languages and expressions, where various genres align to disrupt cultural identities. Art awakens when it breaks through barriers, uniting…