Archipelago chronicles the shared and, sometimes, paradoxical sensibilities of folks with geographic proximities by focalising the creative relationship between two artists/collaborators of shared heritage.
Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a Sudanese-Australian writer, broadcaster, and award-winning social advocate.
Renay Barker-Mulholland is an artist, writer, and creator. Renay is a proud disabled, Biripi / Dungutti woman, and a staunch feminist who is dedicated to fighting for disability justice.
Sermsah Bin Saad’s name in the Indigenous community is synonymous with theatre, television, ﬁlm, festival circuits, opera, dance and choreography.
Katerina Gibson’s short stories have appeared in Granta, Overland, Meanjin, and the Kill Your Darlings 2020 New Australian Fiction anthology, among other places.
Kathleen Gonzalez is a Melbourne-based Colombian contemporary artist, cultural art producer, ethno dance writer, artistic director and founder of Tunjos y Cantaros Ethnologic Dance Company & Ethnodanceology.
Hasib Hourani is a Lebanese-Palestinian writer, editor, and arts worker living on unceded Wurundjeri Country.
Sabina Knox is a Queer Disabled maker of all things, sometimes finishing them and sometimes they will live on the shelf of good ideas never to see the light of day.
Jes Layton is a writer, content creator, freelancer and artist, who has appeared in a number of writers festivals including National Young Writers’ Festival, Sydney Writers’ Festival, Melbourne Writers Festival and Emerging Writers’ Festival among others.
Jeanine Leane is a Wiradjuri writer, poet and academic from southwest New South Wales.
Monique Nair is Naarm based writer and editor of Indian-Italian-Polish heritage exploring diaspora experiences, language, coming of age narratives and questions of identity and meaning.
Adalya Nash Hussein is a writer and editor.
Genevieve Novak is a writer from Melbourne. She writes romantic comedies, content, and really long text messages.
Luke Patterson is a Gamilaroi poet, folklorist and musician living on Gadigal lands.
Bella Waru (Ngati Tukorehe // Te Ati Awa) is a movement and sound artist, cultural producer, performer, weaver, community arts facilitator and body worker living, listening and responding across sacred, unceded Indigenous lands, currently those of the Kulin Nation in so-called-australia.
Brunswick Mechanics Institute
270 Sydney Road, Brunswick 3056
Loop Project Space & Bar
23 Meyers Pl, Melbourne 3000
222 Bank Street, South Melbourne VIC 3205
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176 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000
The Wheeler Centre Performance Space
176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000