Notes of encouragement from your fellow creatives

Resilient, pragmatic, devoted, determined, imaginative and generous, Victorian creatives have so much to offer. Take a look...

Creative profile: Sarah Beaumont

An abandoned 1950s service station is transformed into Servo@23, a creative hub and exhibition space.

Creative profile: Katie Sfetkidis

Meet the lighting designer expanding her practice.

Creative profile: Denni Francisco

Meet the Wiradjuri fashion designer with 25 years experience.

Creative profile: Alex Cardy

Meet the cinematographer with a passion for queer cinema.

Creative profile: Nhatty Man

Meet the musician recording in his downtime.

Creative profile: Brenna Quinlan

Meet the illustrator drawing a more hopeful future.

What's on this week

Updated every Friday, a few highlights of the many creative sector events, activities and initiatives that aim to provide you with support, sustenance, solace or inspiration at this time.
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Read: First Nations authors

Bookmark the Readings Books list of works of new works from Indigenous writers.

TFF returns with a full program of world-changing documentaries available online.

Visit: Immigration Museum

South Sudan-born, Melbourne-based photographer Atong Atem's large-scale portraits are on display as part of PHOTO 2021 International Festival of Photography.

Explore: ACMI

After a two-year makeover the museum dedicated to screen culture returns.

Play: Most anticipated Australian videogames of 2021

Victorian-developed digital games dominate the ArtsHub list.

Free: QR Codes for business

The Victorian Government's new QR code service is free for businesses or venues to use to help with contact tracing.

Support Act Wellbeing Helpline

The Support Act Wellbeing Helpline is a completely confidential and free of charge 24/7 phone counselling service.

Simply phone 1800 959 500 to speak with an experienced, qualified clinician about any aspect of your mental health and wellbeing. You can make an appointment, or request to speak to someone immediately.

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