Bruno Catalán is a Chilean arts worker and researcher based in Naarm/Melbourne. He has spent the last ten years straddling the fields of social inclusion, community development and the creative arts. Since 2017 he has engaged with communities of all walks of life through cultural, educational and environmental projects in Australia. Bruno currently works supporting Arts Gen projects and is a festival programmer for the Environmental Film Festival Australia (EFFA)
Yasbelle Kerkow (She/Her)
Creative Producer (Community Programs)
Yasbelle Kerkow is an Australian-born, Fijian (vasu Batiki, Lomaiviti) artist. Her work focuses on promoting Pacific communities in Australia and communicating Pacific stories through the arts. Her practice centres weaving, using pandanus, flax, coconut fibre, cotton core and fabrics. Yasbelle is a community arts facilitator and leader of the Kulin Nations (Melbourne) based art collective New Wayfinders.
Tania Cañas (She/Her)
Tania Cañas is an artist researcher based on unceded Kulin Territory. She began her practice as a theatre performer and subsequent Theatre of the Oppressed practitioner and has since developed a creative arts research practice, at the intersection of performance, community, socio-spatial and cultural enquiry.
Priya Pavri (She/Her)
Priya Pavri is an independent curator currently based on the unceded land of the Kulin Nations. She has a history of growing community projects and organisations through unique and creative endeavours and is committed to seeking alternative models of working with community that challenge existing leadership and governance structures. Informed by a background in Law and Arts, she has lead community projects in the not- for- profit and government sector in urban and remote Australia, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.