20 local artists and community organisations can create new artwork, make original music and develop their creative skills with funding assistance through the Blacktown City Council 2017 Creative Arts Fund.
Produced by Urban Theatre Projects, The Folding Wife looks at an intergenerational struggle between three Filipina women – a grandmother, mother and daughter. Written by Paschal Daantos Berry and directed by Deborah Pollard.
We look back at the 2013 exhibition ‘The Native Institute’ based on the history of the Blacktown Native Institution, featuring artists Daniel Boyd, r e a, Robyn Caughlan, Karla Dickens, Leanne Tobin and Jason Wing.
In 2015, Tina Barahanos was an artist-in-residence at the Main Street Studios, Blacktown. Two years on, we caught up with Tina to reflect on her experience of the program.
Visual artist Rhonda Dee is about to begin her residency at the Main Street Studios. We caught up with Rhonda to talk about the major themes of her practice, and the project she’ll be undertaking during her time in Blacktown.
Six key Sydney cultural institutions present a multi-arts program showcasing the contemporary art and cultural practices of the Philippines. It is one of the most significant explorations of Filipino art ever presented in Australia.