Vonne Patiag is a filmmaker whose roots lie here in Blacktown, as well as the Philippines. TOMGIRL is part of Queer for Short: Home Grown, a collection of short films by emerging local filmmakers that tell authentic stories of LGBTIQ experiences.
Inspired by the speech Leo Kelly OAM delivered at the opening of the 2004 Blacktown City Art Prize, we invited our visitors to share their own destinies as artists. Read some of the responses shared by our community.
We present an innovative program inspired by the cultural and physical landscape of Blacktown. But how do we make art? We asked out artists to share their processes, experiences and motivations.
Have you seen any of our #artin8seconds videos? Follow our new hashtag to get your culture fix in itty bitty clips. You’ll be amazed at what an artist can share in next to no time at all …
Vicki Van Hout joined us for the world premiere of ‘Broken Glass’. Read Vicki’s commentary on the entire experience, from the technical elements of production, to the most intimate moments shared between the cast and audience.
Presented by Moogahlin Performing Arts and Blacktown Arts for Sydney Festival. ‘Broken Glass’ is a powerful installation and performance work that illuminates the rituals of death and mourning in NSW and Victorian First Peoples’ communities.