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Co-Design: Imagine a festival for dance in Melbourne

Mariaa Randall, Luke George, Priya Srinivasan and Tam Nguyen are leading a community co-design, to explore the potential of a dedicated contemporary dance festival…

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We’re Still Here

When we closed our doors in March, we certainly didn’t realise it would be so long until we could open them again. And aside…

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ALL OF THIS IS TEMPORARY Eugenia Lim, 2020

Read about Eugenia Lim’s site-specific commission ALL OF THIS IS TEMPORARY for the windows of the North Melbourne Town Hall.

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Enjoy Episode 3: Recovering from a Pandemic

If you missed the Refuge Talks Series Recovering from a Pandemic, you can still play catch up

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Enjoy Episode 2: Living in a Pandemic

If you missed the Refuge Talks Series Living in a Pandemic, you can still play catch up

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Enjoy Episode 1: Preparing for a Pandemic

If you missed the Refuge Talks Series Preparing for a Pandemic, you can still play catch up

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How to respond to an emergency

How to respond to an emergency by Timmah Ball was written for First Nations in the House, a residency program as part of Refuge.

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On Leaving and Returning

“Breathtaking resilience is a communal discipline…Listen. Stay. There is something here to fight for”…Erica McCalman reflects

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Reflections – Words Nourish Neighbours

Reflections by Rosie Kalina was written for First Nations in the House, a residency program as part of Refuge.

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A Memory of Forgetfulness

Written by Laniyuk as part of First Nations in the House, exploring the matter of displacement, honouring and respecting local stories of resilience, survival, loss and the future…

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Refuge 2019 review on Arts Hub

★★★★ “Refuge 2019: Displacement… is no passive ‘arts’ show.”

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The beginning of disruption

The beginning of disruption by Monica Karo was written for First Nations in the House, a residency program as part of Refuge.

 

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Indigenous Wisdom

Claire G. Coleman is a Wirlomin Noongar writer and poet, and a collaborating artist for Refuge 2019: Displacement. In this commissioned essay, Claire reflects on the role of Indigenous wisdom in imagining new ways for the community to prepare.

 

Arts House acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land, the Bunurong Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung peoples of the Eastern Kulin Nation, and pay our respect to Elders both past and present and, through them, to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.