We are into our Writing and Performance program and things are going swimmingly… check out the Colour Box Studio Management Team hard at work on a cold day (thankfully we’ve just purchased a new and bigger heater so things will be toastier from now on!).

CBS management team June at Colour Box Studio
Elizabeth, Liz, Shae and Cara – the Mac Lab…

If you haven’t contributed to the Memories of Footscray postcard exchange yet, we invite you to come down to 236 Nicholson St and share your story. This project spearheaded by Artist in Residence Suzanne Nguyen and Colour Box Studio volunteer Elizabeth Davie. Check out this webisode video from the Colour Box Studio YouTube Channel below to find out more:

This Saturday 22 June 2013 is the last day to come and have a browse  through Torika Bolatagici’s Community Reading Room. You’ll find a diverse collection of texts exploring visual arts culture and cultural identity . We invite you to come down, take a seat and have a read. Torika has also provided note books and pencils for those who are doing research. Here’s a little video that I put together with Torika talking about the Community Reading Room:

Story collector/artist Suzanne Nguyen will be ending her residency at Colour Box Studio with a free event, ‘The end is the beginning’ – an Open Day/ Exhibition this Sunday 23 June from 11:30am.

The end is the beginning Open Day by Suzie Nguyen at Colour Box Studio, Footscray
The end is the beginning Open Day by Suzie Nguyen at Colour Box Studio, Footscray 23 June 2013

Coming up we’ve got some great writing and design workshops, a Pop Up Book Shop in the making (!), a FREE short film screening and Q&A from the Young Media Makers Project (29 June, 3:30pm), filmmaker and writer Kathryn Goldie is starting a residency and more… stay tuned via the Facebook Event.

Here’s our poster that will be hitting the streets soon (designed by Emma Bemrose). We hope you’re keeping warm and creative this winter. 😉


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