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Scott Rankin: Cultural Justice and the Right to Thrive
Cultural Justice and the Right to Thrive with Scott Rankin, Creative Director of Big hART and 2018 Tasmanian Australian of the Year.
Scott Rankin is an award-winning writer, director, cultural activist and founder of Big hART, a charity which uses the arts to bring about social justice.
An advocate for the disadvantaged, Rankin leads a passionate team that works with communities across the country to bring Australia's most invisible stories to light. In this lecture, he reveals how Big hART's long-term collaborations have developed compelling projects and performances with positive social outcomes.
Featuring at the event are Ngarluma man Patrick Churnside alongside Yindjibarndi young leaders Maxie Coppin and Alison Lockyer, as well as artist and commentator David Pledger. Young women from Big hART’s Project O in Frankston will assist with the production of the event. Project O enables young women to be change-makers in communities affected by family violence.
Footscray Community Arts Centre
5 Moreland St, Footscray , VIC 3011
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