Footscray Community Arts Centre

Mumu Mike Williams becomes the first ever winner of the $17,500 Footscray Art Prize

May 26, 2017

Mumu Mike Williams has become the first ever winner of the Footscray Art Prize, taking out the title from more than 800 worthy admissions. The Pitjantjatjara artist’s entry, Postbag Painting, used re purposed Australia Post canvas mailbags to create the winning piece. The Prize, currently in its first year, is a unique collaboration between Victoria […]

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Festival Review: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – FCAC & The River’s Edge, Melbourne (28.01.17)

January 30, 2017

You know those choose-your-own-adventure novels, the ones you read as a kid? With the exception of dying in 90% of the story lines, the Laneway Festival is like that – bear with me here. There’s thirty-six acts, and where you start, stop and travel is entirely up to you. I asked my maths-genius friend to […]

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West Writers Forum returning to Footscray Community Arts Centre for 2016 program this weekend

July 27, 2016

Victoria’s Footscray Community Arts Centre will once again be presenting the West Writers Forum, now in its third year, with New York based award winning poet, writer and activist Mahogany L Browne headlining the weekend. West Writers Forum: Our Stories will focus on narrative and story, exploring what these terms mean to different communities, through an offering of […]

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