A contemporary place-based experience in the heart of Blacktown. This November, audiences can experience Blacktown in a brand new way through performance, installation, music, film and food.
RIGHT HERE. RIGHT NOW. will be the 6th partnership between UTP and Blacktown Arts and reflects our shared commitment to re-setting the cultural conversation about contemporary multicultural Australia.
The Blacktown City Art Prize celebrates the creativity of local young people through an environmentally-themed Young Artists Prize. This section is open to 5 – 15 year olds who live or go to school in Blacktown City.
The winner of the Blacktown City Art Prize will receive $15,000. This year, the winners of the Local Artist Prize and Aboriginal Artist Prize will also have the opportunity to undertake a 3-month residency in our Main St studios.
One Dance at a Time is based on Maryam Zahid’s personal story. Maryam, an activist in Western Sydney’s Afghan community, started the online group ‘Afghan Women on the Move’.
Have you ever made your own jewellery using recycled materials? Watch this fun video and make your own wearable art inspired by Simryn Gill’s artwork Pearls.