Round one Accelerate recipients
Congratulations to the recipients of Nurture and Create.
Music Makers, Amplify Event, 2021. Photography by Sam Boom.
Congratulations to Malcolm James, Eva Justine Torkkola, Pezaloomand Sidney Younger who were successful in receiving Accelerate: Nurture funding.
Congratulations to Jessica Knight, Mohammad Taha and Occlude who were successful in receiving Accelerate: Create funding. You can learn more about their creative developments below.
Applications are now open for the second round of Accelerate funding. If you haven’t applied for Accelerate yet don’t forget to get your application in by 5 pm on Monday 6 December. More information on how to apply is on the Accelerate page.
Jess will be working on her debut novel about her childhood growing up Chronically ill in a big Mormon family on a farm in rural Victoria. Find Jess online: Jessica Knight Website/ Instagram @TinyWhirlwind_82/ Twitter @TheMess19
Poems & Words From Nowhere by Mohammad Taha is a collection of experimental poems in English and Arabic intertwined with non-fictional contemplations and meditations. It represents the thought and heart of people who to dream in languages and worlds that were, are, and yet to be. ‘Poems & Words From Nowhere’ navigates stories of transcendence, queerness, colour, culture, love, loss, and traversing time and space. Find Mohammad online: Mohammad Taha Website/ Instagram @Momo_Instagrams/ Twitter @TahaSciencing
Occlude is a series of developed sound works and community workshops which engage both personally and at a systematic level, with the purposefully invisibilised disabilities and barriers that intersect with carceral/prison industry oppression.