Colour Me Creole
When you are “coloured” or “Creole” it can be really hard to know “where you come from.” Because you are usually “a great big melting pot”..
Queen Of Hearts
When my family first moved to Australia from Ghana, I would always come home from school crying because other kids would make fun of my hair..
Made with graphite and ink, this artwork portrays the intersection of identity and strength. The piece depicts a Muslim, hijab wearing woman..
The Moon is a Beautiful Beast
(Frank Lin) is worship to the night, where outcasts and deviants can explore themselves without judgement. In church, I related more to fallen angels and devils..
Rise and Grind Inc.
Rise and Grind Inc. is a satirical ad campaign that explores the false sense of productivity that Capitalism sells to us every day and challenges the culture of..
Right now, in life, it feels very uneasy. And all I want to feel like I belong. I don’t want to really disappear; I just want to be heard and seen by the people I care about..
Sometimes I feel like a coconut, brown on the outside and white on the inside.
I can’t handle spicy foods, I can’t read Hindi and when I speak it, I sound broken..
Chanelle Ferreira Taualofai
In God We Trust
Building trust is important especially when we are connecting with friends, family and God. My faith gives me the ability to hand over life’s stressful situations..
The story is influenced by the events that took place during the 1973 Dictatorship in Chile. The film is a reminder of how the past can affect future generations..
Whispers and Tea
The images encapture the life, emotions and thoughts behind South Asian Queers in Western Sydney. The culture behind being South Asian as well as the isolation..
There are artists everywhere around us. Yet only a few of us get the privilege of being remembered. I want my grandmother to be remembered. Even if it’s through me..
Our Bodies Are Not Who We Are
I used to think that my body was my identity. For so long, I had been defined by it, and it had become all-consuming. The way that I looked had become..
Storytelling About My Chop
This is a letter to my younger self about my hair and how I feel about it. My hair is very important to me because it makes me feel pretty. I didn’t like my hair..
My artwork is called “My Universe”. Since I was born, my Nan always used to point at the stars and tell me stories on how they’re all connected. That’s why I chose..
“Blossom Away” is an artwork that reminds me of cousins. I chose to paint this because I feel disconnected, and it is a way for me to feel connected again to my family..
Heaven is too far
My work is called “Heaven is too Far”. The people I need the most are gone. Too far to reach. They are in heaven and will forever be there. With this painting..
Between the Lines
This written piece depicts a strong connection between me and my belief in God. It speaks about hope of ease after a long struggle as I bow down in prayer..
“Heaven Awaits” is my artwork. My Nan passed away and I always look for her in the sunset. If I’m at the beach or at a park, I look for her everywhere I am..
Views from a Black Women
My submission was identifying the
struggle of growing acceptance for my identity as a black woman living
My Culture and Me
My artwork is titled, “My Culture and Me”. I drew a tree because it’s peaceful, I like how big it is and the little specks of light that come through..
Melody Maddy’s love passion
This artwork is called, “Melody Maddy’s love passion!” This artwork is about the LGBTQ+ community. I am not able to speak about it at home, so I like to express..