Bittersweet – sugarcane’s history exposed by Footscray filmmaker

This week we’re featuring an article by Jessica Dean of West Art Now who interviewed Colour Box Studio founder and director Amie Batalibasi about her latest film project. Footscray-based filmmaker Amie Batalibasi has bid farewell to wintery Melbourne and headed north to the sugarcane fields of Queensland to direct Blackbird, a film that illuminates a dark […]

Thomas Banks’ Quest for Love

We’re excited to share the story of Thomas Banks, a young gay playwright with cerebral palsy. He unapologetically expresses his journey of finding love through a short autobiographical play and is currently the subject of a documentary film, ‘Thomas Banks’ Quest for Love’. In this Q&A Banks answers inspiring questions on overcoming challenges of rejection […]

Colour Box Studio – 2014 in Review

CBSDCP Third Edition Exhibition at Ruffian Gallery 02 - 2014

Colour Box Studio kicked off the year with the ‘Disposable Containers Project’ pop-up exhibition – the work of several local artists was on show to the public for six days and was a stop on the Footscray Art Crawl, led by Chantal Wynter. We presented a fantastic program of creative workshops that saw people walking […]

CBSDCP is here: 2800 photos to be exhibited!

The Colour Box Studio Disposable Camera Project: Third Edition 2014 is here!  And we’re pleased to be working in partnership with Ruffian Gallery, supported by Prism Imaging and our community. The #CBSDCP is a Melbourne-wide participatory photography project where participants get a disposable camera for 24 hours only, after which Colour Box Studio will develop, […]

Colour Box Studio at Pozible Pop Up

Colour Box Studio at Pozible Pop Up

Colour Box Studio is excited to be taking part in Pozible Pop Up from 3rd-19th October! Having successfully crowdfunded our May-October creative programs through Pozible, we’ve been invited to feature the work of Colour Box Studio Members Leonie Connellan (journals and badges), Emily Boyle (prints and framed originals), Hannakin (cards, prints and framed originals), AACUTE (jewellery), Ambette (colourful felt gadget covers), […]

Together, There’s No Stopping Us

The Colour Box Studio Crew would like to thank you for contributing to our Pozible campaign. Yep, that’s right, with your help, we went beyond our $7000 target and reached $8535. Wow! It was a wonderful moment of cheering and celebration when we reached the target at the Keep Colour Box Studio Cranking event last night […]

Natalie Pa’apa’a of Blue King Brown at Benefit 30 April

Natalie Pa’apa’a of Blue King Brown has been announced as the headline act for Keep Colour Box Studio Cranking! 30 April, 6PM at Colour Box Studio 236 Nicholson St, Footscray. For more information and bookings please see:http://bit.ly/colourboxstudio Natalie Pa’apa’a is a founding member and the frontwoman of Blue King Brown. She is a vocal social activist […]

KEEP COLOUR BOX CRANKING!

The Colour Box Studio Crew and Greens MP Colleen Hartland presents Keep Colour Box Studio Cranking! 6pm 30 April at Colour Box Studio, 236 Nicholson Street, Footscray. In a last-ditch effort, at the eleventh hour, the Western Suburbs community will come together for a crowd-funding benefit to ensure the doors of Colour Box Studio remain […]

Pozible Progress

Support Colour Box Studio on POZIBLE Pledge $35 and one of these handmade necklaces by Charlotte Filshie is up for grabs. Pledge $65 and one of this prize pack with Able & Game tea towel, Hannakin Card and Pretty Wak Keyring can be yours. Pledge $55 and get 6 months membership which includes VIP perks like Exclusive Access […]

Feed our creative community

The Colour Box Studio team is running a 7 week Pozible campain to raise a minimum of $7000 (but we dream of reaching $12 500) to go towards all costs of running our next 6 months of programs. Check out our Pozible crowdfunding campaign and pledge to support us here: http://www.pozible.com/colourboxstudio A Community Creative Hub – Colour […]