Local, self-taught barber Charles Lomu throws open his garage door for a multi-faceted project that explores notions of how men build community and identity in the sacred space of the neighbourhood barbershop.
Watch a short compilation of highlights from our 2016 program, with an audio recording of Ursula Yovich performing her song, Bring them Home, live at Blacktown’s 2016 NAIDOC Week Celebrations.
Two fantastic opportunities are available through our Solid Ground project: a paid internship at Klub Koori and free arts workshop at the National Arts School for Year 10 students.
Did you catch Charles Lomu talking to Patrick Abboud on The Feed SBS VICELAND? Charles, a self-taught local barber and all-round good guy, and his 5 apprentices feature in our next exhibition Garage Barbershop.
If you saw Home Country, you’ll remember her as the beautiful “Blacktown Angel”, who sits dangling her legs over the edge of the carpark, singing in Darug language. Learn more about rising star Shakira Clanton in this NITV interview.
On Saturday, 22 April 2017, FUNPARK returns to Bidwill for the fourth consecutive year. Join the community and artists for a family-focused festival that re-imagines Bidwill Square with live entertainment, activities and food!