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We’ve completed the first round of training and production, including the design of our project ID and we like it! And we’ve had a crack at a trailer and everyone’s had a go at writing and producing aspects of the first two of four micro-docs. The team will be back in 2012 for more fun … Continue reading

Hazara’s abroad can participate

Training has commenced and so to a call out for Hazara’s abroad to contribute their ideas, images, art work, poetry, video. We’ll be creating a network of contributors over the next couple of weeks, so if you’re out there and want to be involved click on Get-involved.

We have a team!

We have a team! Our call out for Home Lands v2 media arts team members closed on Sunday, 25 Sept. We’re wrapped to announce that we have eleven young Hazara on board, ten of whom will work with us through the entire program and the eleventh member, presently in China, who will join us early … Continue reading

Join us!

After an inspiring and informative meeting in Dandenong today, with our core group of young Hazara, we’ve sorted out a reasonable schedule and now we’re ready to do a call out for more team members. Click on GET INVOLVED for more info. Applications close 25 Sept.

Youthworx to train Hazara

Great news! Youthworx Media will provide training to our emerging production team of Hazara through their inSite program in collaboration with Multicultural Arts Victoria. Penne Thornton has been appointed as the InSite Media Trainer and will work closely with the Home Lands v2 team.

Visiting Sydney

A short trip to Sydney saw possible synergies with Curious Works and Auburn Council should we see a screening of Afghan Voices there.

Home Lands v2 on FB

We’re now on Facebook. Sign up from Facebook feed on the right side of this site and if you know of any media arts projects created with people from refugee backgrounds, let us know about it there.

Recruiting update

We’re getting pretty close to a call out for participants. About 5 – 6 people have signed up already. We’re aiming for 10 – 12. Currently in discussions with Youthworx who will provide training and mentorship.

Scoping report completed

The first milestone in Home Lands v2, a project scoping report, has been completed! We required the report to deepen our knowledge of the new community we intend to work with, Hazara, ethnic Afghanistanis, potential project partnerships, distribution and exhibition outcomes and finally, what a revitalised Home Lands project looks like. Extracts from the report … Continue reading