Outer Urban Projects, founded in 2012, is a vital player in the Australian community arts and cultural development and performing arts sectors. We have forged a dynamic intergenerational performing arts company that collaborates with emerging artists and their communities in the “hardcore” outer northern suburbs of Melbourne. We deliver an artistic program that is ambitious in reach. Our work reflects the complex face of contemporary Australia and challenges the architecture of access in the Australian arts industry.
VIGIL brings together an eclectic group of writers, a choreographer and a community performance ensemble to examine the intersection of public and private safety with race, gender and terrorism in the streets of a modern city.
The Audition is a multi-authored work that interrogates the protocols and power relationships of the audition process to uncover what it means to seek asylum. The Audition will be published as part of ‘Staging Asylum – Volume 2’ by Currency Press in 2023.
TAKE OVER - WITH RMIT
TAKEOVER at The Big Anxiety - a program of public events that celebrated the agency of our communities of diverse young and emerging creatives and created the opportunity to take back public spaces following Melbourne’s COVID-19 lockdowns.