Exhibition and Shows

18 Oct 2018 to 24 Nov 2018

City of Greater Dandenong’s annual exhibition, Home, has announced six shortlisted national artists from a refugee or asylum seeker background. Their artworks will be on display at the Walker Street Art Gallery and all artists will receive $1000 each from sponsor IKEA Springvale, to support the development of new work.Selected by a panel of specialists from within the Creative industries, curator David O’Halloran is excited to announce the national shortlisted artists: Amir Tehrani, Tadros Hanna, Mirwais Janbaz, Lobsan Dhoyou, Zia Atahi and Elyas Alvi.

All six shortlisted artists will be provided with professional development opportunities in the creative sector. Now in its fourth year, Home is a celebration of the City of Greater Dandenong’s cultural diversity, with the city now designated as the most culturally diverse community in Australia. Over half of Greater Dandenong’s residents were born overseas. Residents come from 157 different birthplaces and speak more than 200 languages.

Facilities

Disabled access available

Rates

Free Entry

Event Times

18 Oct 2018 to 24 Nov 2018

Once Only Event

Venue

Walker Street Gallery

2 Walker Street, Dandenong, 3175

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