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We all want to live in a world where everyone belongs and is respected. But do you know what this feels like for those around you? One way is to ask. Not just once, but many times.
We’re using art to open up these conversations between people with disability, family members, friends, and people who work in disability services. Talk to each other and share what it means to you to be safe, happy, cared for and equal. At the same time, wrap your thoughts into beautiful artworks for safekeeping!
Let’s make art together!
Anyone can get involved. Make and donate at least one artwork that will be part of an art exhibition in February 2019 at the Project Space at Deakin University in Geelong. You can make art in your home or disability service, your workplace, or join us at one of our art making spaces at the Disability Sports and Recreation Festival (3 December 2018), the National Wool Museum workshops (14 – 23 January 2019) and the Having a Say Conference (4 – 6 February 2019).
You can make art with any found objects! See our instructions for tips and hints on how to make your own wrap art using any found objects around you.
Once you’ve collected all your art supplies, think about which conversation starters you’d like to use when getting creative with family, friends, support workers, staff at your disability service, and more.
Making art together gives you an opportunity to have conversations with those around you. You can learn more about each other and what makes us all feel safe, happy, cared for and equal.
Here are some questions to get you started:
You can join us in making art and having conversations at any of the below event. Bring your friends, family, support workers and more!
3 December 2018, 10.00 am to 3.00 pm
Crown Riverwalk, Southbank, Melbourne
14, 16, 21 and 23 January 2019, 1.30pm to 2.30pm
26 Moorabool St, Geelong 3220
Contact Marie Allaman for bookings and information (email MAllaman@geelongcity.vic.gov.au)
Numbers are limited with a maximum of 12 participants per workshop.
4 – 6 February 2019
Deakin University, Geelong Waterfront, 1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong 3220
We’d love to have your reflections and artworks as part of our art exhibition in February 2019 at The Project Space at Deakin University in Geelong. You can:
Our contact details are:
Att: Marianna Codognotto
Disability Services Commissioner
Level 20, 570 Bourke Street
the together project is a violence and abuse prevention initiative of the Disability Services Commissioner.
Level 20, 570 Bourke Street,
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000 Australia
Call for enquiries or complaints - 1800 677 342
Email for enquiries or complaints - firstname.lastname@example.org