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N'arweet Dr. Carolyn Briggs AM

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John Harding

John Harding (Kuku Yulangi/Meriam from Erub; TSI) is the founder of Ilbijerri Aboriginal /TSI Theatre Company.

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Louise Terry

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Michael Beets

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Jaeden Williams

Jaeden Williams is a proud Yalukit Willam man of the Boonwurrung; founder and director of Biik Bundjil, a Boonwurrung educational organisation.

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Ngioka Bunda-Heath

Ngioka Bunda-Heath is Wakka Wakka, Ngugi from Queensland (matrilineal); and Birrpai from New South Wales (patrilineal).

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Opal Winter

Opal is an Agender multidisciplinary creator from Melbourne with lived experience of chronic illness and disability.

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Nick Pages-Oliver

Nick is an equity award nominated theatre and film maker living between Perth and Melbourne.

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Koraly Dimitriadis

Koraly Dimitriadis is a Cypriot-Australian poet, writer, performer and actor.

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M'ck McKeague

M’ck McKeague is a set and costume designer and theatre maker currently living on unceded Wurundjeri land.

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Sarah Aiken

Sarah Aiken is a Melbourne based dancer, teacher and choreographer from Bellingen NSW.

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Yumi Umiumare

Born in Japan, Yumi is an established Butoh Dancer, choreographer and creator of Butoh Cabaret works.

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Nova Weetman

Nova Weetman is the writer of Film Victoria short films Ripples and Mr Wasinski’s Song (AWGIE nomination and winner Best Australian Short at MIFF).

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Andy Butler

Andy Butler is an early career artist, writer and curator.

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Nnenna Okore

Nnenna Okore is an artist-researcher-teacher who uses artistic practice, pedagogy and social engagements address ecological issues.

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Luxville

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Siri Hayes and Chaco Kato with In Place

Siri Hayes currently lives and practices on Wurundjeri Woi wurrung Country in northeast Naarm/Melbourne.

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Elissa Goodrich

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Isabel Peppard

Isabel Peppard is a multidisciplinary artist who works across the mediums of film, sculpture and stop-motion animation.

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Sam McGilp

a media artist working collaboratively in contemporary performance contexts based on Wurrundjeri country in Naarm

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Jacob Leaney

Jacob Leaney is game developer and songwriter/producer based in Melbourne,

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Sarah Tracton

Sarah Tracton is a multidisciplinary fine artist and bespoke lighting designer.

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Anna Liebzit

Annie Liebzeit is a multi-disciplinary artist with a 20-year practice spanning performance, audio composition and collaborative practice across installation, theatre, and

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Cher Tan

Cher Tan is an essayist and critic in Naarm/Melbourne, via Kaurna Yerta/Adelaide and Singapore.

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Creative Community

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

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Creative profile: Nhatty Man

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Creative profile: Denni Francisco

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Creative profile: Alex Cardy

Alex was a recipient in the first round of the Sustaining Creative Workers Initiative.

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Creative profile: Katie Sfetkidis

Be inspired by a few of the Sustaining Creative Workers recipients and discover how they're spending their time.

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Creative profile: Sarah Beaumont

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

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Sandra Parker Dance

Sandra Parker is a choreographer and interdisciplinary artist based in Melbourne.

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Fiona Tuomy

Fiona Tuomy is an inclusive storytelling specialist - an award-winning screenwriter, director, producer and developer working across storytelling genres and platforms.

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Erica Tandori

Erica is a legally blind artist, researcher and academic.

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Marco Cher-Gibard

Marco Cher-Gibard is a composer and artist who works through sound to explore contemporary culture, experience and expression.

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Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey

Madeleine Flynn is an Australian artist who creates unexpected situations for listening.

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A2K Media

A2K Media nurtures disabled creative talent and brings authentic representation of disability and inclusion to our screens

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Georgia Mill

Georgia Mill is a queer artist and writer based in Melbourne.

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Margaret Harvey

Margaret is half of production company, Jo Ze spArks.

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Kevin Powe

Kevin Powe is an in-demand international actor focused on the field of voice acting, who has a deep passion for interactive, character-driven narrative.

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  • digital games

Studio Bento

is a multi-award winning production company based in Melbourne, Australia that develops factual and scripted content with a focus on VR.

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  • visual

Creative profile: Brenna Quinlan

Meet Brenna Quinlan, illustrating a more hopeful future.

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Creative profile: Emily Ulman

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Creative profile: Nick Barkla

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Translating Indigenous language for classical music audiences

It was 2013 when pioneering Indigenous soprano Deborah Cheetham first visited Gunditjmara country in Victoria’s southwest.

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Top Tips For Grant Applications

Want to apply for one of Creative Victoria’s funding and support programs? Read on for a few tips and tricks from the Grants team to make your application shine.

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Meet the Creators of 2021

Meet this year's recipients of the 'Creators Fund'.

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Meet the Creators of 2020

Meet this year's recipients of the 'Creators Fund'.

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Art that moves you – Melbourne Art Trams

Since 2013, during Melbourne Festival, Melbourne’s iconic tram network transforms into a moving art gallery.

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Marketing Innovation Case Studies

Explore projects funded through the Marketing Innovation Fund, an initiative to support new ideas in arts industry marketing.

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Testing Grounds

The experimental arts space Testing Grounds has levelled up

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  • aboriginal

This is what sovereignty looks like

A new survey of Aboriginal contemporary art explores the politics of resistance

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New markets for Aboriginal makers

A flagship program at Craft has brought a host of Victorian Aboriginal artists and designers to market.

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Made by Creative Victorians

44 of our best and most surprising achievements

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Co-working And Collaboration

In all corners of Victorian creative life, forward-thinking, adventurous practitioners are seeking ways to strengthen their work  through co-working and collaboration.

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ACMI X

Artists, entrepreneurs and academics from across the moving image industry have found a new hub at ACMI.

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Collingwood Arts Precinct

The former Collingwood Technical School site is set to transform the site into a thriving contemporary arts precinct

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The Flying Dutchman 3D

A unique creative partnership brought a classic opera to the cutting edge

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The Arts in Melbourne's West

The inner western suburbs are one of Melbourne’s most culturally diverse regions and they are expanding rapidly. Along with the population, the arts scene in the West is experiencing an extraordinary