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A very long way

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‘A VERY Long Way’ By Naomi Fryers Available For Pre-Order

A VERY Long Way is the hopeful non-fiction narrative that provides a rare but relatable insight into the lived experience of an ordinary Australian with significant mental health struggles....

Cardboard boxes with drawings of people's faces on them.

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2021 THRIVE Creative Grants successful recipients announced

The 2021 Thrive artists will join the 2020 Thrive artists to showcase their work at the Thrive Festival. The successful recipients for 2021 are Artist: Hugh McNabb Project title:...

Larissa MacFarlane

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And the winner of the 2020 Lesley Hall Scholarship is…

Through this scholarship, we honour the activism and legacy of our late Chair Lesley Hall. The program supports the winner to deliver a new arts project that challenges disability...

A digital drawing of a white bird, an eye a piece of land and the letters R, O and R on a blue background.

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Artists in Focus – Nimbus Studio (part 2 of 2)

Last month, we learned more about 5 of the 11 artists that are exhibiting in Ether. We are now pleased to introduce the remaining 6 artists. We can’t wait...

A digital drawing of a white bird, an eye a piece of land and the letters R, O and R on a blue background.

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Artists in Focus – Nimbus Studio (part 1 of 2)

There are 11 artists currently attending the Nimbus Studio. Let’s learn more about 5 of them this month and stay tuned for the remaining 5 artists next month! Aleshanee...

Robert painting on a mural.

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Artists in Focus – Auspicing

Creative Victoria wanted to get money to artists affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. And we were able to support artists applying for the funding, and auspice projects for them....

Adam Knapper drawing.

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Artist in focus – Adam Knapper

Over July, Adam is utilising this funding to work toward a series of drawings for a solo online exhibition in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The project, Down the...

Michel Paul Tuomy and Adam Cass.

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Artist in focus – Michel Tuomy

Artist and playwright Michel Tuomy has been interviewed by the NDIA (National Disability Insurance Agency). Michel was supported by AAV with his NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) application process. We...

Toni Arfaras and a drawing of a lizard.

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Artist in focus – Toni Arfaras

“In September 2013, I was 46 years old, a primary school teacher, wife, mum of three children (aged 16, 19 and 21) and I volunteered on a variety of...