NAIDOC is a special event in Blacktown, which is home to the largest urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Australia. It’s a day where we celebrate the contribution of Aboriginal people to the wider nation by showcasing our talents within.
Sometimes you find art in the most unlikely places … Let us take you on a tour to 10 of our city’s most creative corners from Bidwill Square to Nurragingy Reserve to Blacktown International Sportspark.
Meet Bee Cruse, Community Engagement Coordinator at Solid Ground. Bee is a storyteller, born and bred on Cabrogal country (a clan within the Darug nation), and her family come from the Gomeroi, Wiradjuri and Monaroo-Yuin peoples of NSW.
We’ve started a collaborative Spotify playlist inspired by the Western Sydney Jam Session. Follow and collaborate with us. And join us at the next jam on Wednesday, 9 August 2017!
Meet artists and first-year university students, Katie Masonwells and Jocelyn Depamaylo, who used their time in the Main Street Studios to work on their project ‘Blacktown Storyboards’.
Cali Prince and Wendy McDougall are the recipients of a 2017 Space Residency. Engaged in a range of creative practices, collaboration is at the heart of their upcoming project, “Western Sydney 4th Space Residency (WS4S-R)”.