Meet the panel of Mary Meets Mohammad

Mary Meets Mohammed will be followed by a discussion on “asylum seekers and the power of storytelling”. Guest speakers include Gabriella Bornstein (ASRC), Desh Balasubramaniam (founder of Ondru Arts-Voiceless Journeys Project), journalist Daniel Horsley (Unique Voices), who will be along to talk about their projects and the use of art and writing as a platform to express refugees stories. A representative from … Continue reading

Plenty of Poetry Action @ The Premiere of WE ARE POETS!


Join Arts in Action in welcoming some very special guests to the Australian Premiere of WE ARE POETS. We are very fortunate and excited to have Associate Producer Lee Ramseyer Bache introduce the film and two exceptionally talented young poets, Nicole Duchesne and Kirsti K-Dawg Whalen to perform spoken word. Michelle Dabrowski, the vivacious … Continue reading

Bringing Together Melbourne’s Deaf Arts & Slam Poetry Communities @ the Australian Premiere of DEAF JAM


The stage is set for this month’s Social Action Film Night! Come along this Thursday 28th June, for the premiere of DEAF JAM, an extraordinary story of courage, collaboration and celebration of sign language poetry that speaks to both the hearing and Deaf! Amongst an array of exciting guests for … Continue reading

Collaborator Profile | Sista Zai – Stillwaters Storytelling Collective “Making Diverse and Underrepresented Voices & Issues Heard”

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Arts in Action is extremely honoured and excited to present Sista Zai performance poet, radio host, and co-organiser of the Stillwaters Women’s Storytelling Collective who will be performing a moving tribute to survival at The Last Survivor Screening 31st May @ Bella Union. SISTA ZAI is a storyteller who uses spoken word … Continue reading

Collaborator Profile | Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) “Where the Door is Always Open”

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Arts in Action is proud to introduce the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) as one of 2 guest presenters at The Last Survivor Screening 31st May @ Bella Union. Join Arts in Action in welcoming speakers Robyn Gould and  Jen Clarke and find out how we can support ASRC and take action to help the lives … Continue reading

Fundraiser Film Screening of Trafficked

Help Arts in Action raise funds for the making of East Timor’s first locally produced feature film – A Guerra Da Beatriz by attending a special fundraiser screening of Trafficked (2005) the groundbreaking documentary that explores the sex trafficking trade in SE Asia and Australia. Two screenings are being held … Continue reading