I feared that I was losing myself, only to realise that I was discovering a part I never knew existed.
How do we drive change after the conversations?
Is there a more effective way to harness the knowledge in the room and draw in thought leaders from other sectors to make sure the arts do social impact better?
Queen Street doesn’t need more ideas, it needs action. I am not convinced these collective actions were entirely effective or necessary for local audiences to witness.
Stop surviving and start thriving.
I realised I had to go beyond just engaging in conversation. The most courageous act was to commit to self-preservation. It is never too late to stop surviving and start thriving.
The things they do not tell you when your passion becomes your career
That thing that used to be your 10% on the weekend just became your 110%
System shake up: entrepreneurship, education and the arts
Someone wise once told me that innovation doesn’t come from looking inwards, but from looking outwards to other sectors and adapting concepts to your own operations. He probably said it more eloquently, but I couldn’t agree with him more.
Lessons of a Creative Instigator
Together we can experiment with our creativity. It won’t just be my space, it will be our space. For me that is success. When this venture moves beyond being my business project, to a space that the community feels reflects them, their ideas and their potential.
Reflections of a creative instigator
Sunflowers are my symbol for courage. They seek out warmth and light, and have strong foundations in a storm.
Exhibition Overview: Splitting|Sides
Australia – it is the multicultural, lucky country. The national anthem promotes that ‘for those who’ve come across the seas we’ve boundless plains to share’, but the political rhetoric of ‘team Australia’ and immigration policy which ‘turns back the boats’ suggest otherwise. As a nation Australia struggles with its cultural identity and addressing its uncomfortable…… Continue reading Exhibition Overview: Splitting|Sides