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SHOWCASE PROJECT

PRIMAVERA at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

We are delighted to be supporting the MCA's annual exhibition of young Australian artists aged 35 and under, Primavera, for the 4th year. Featuring the work of seven artists drawn from South West, South Central and South East Australia, Primavera 2015 opens to the public on 22 September. The artists in this year's Primavera extract earth materials, work with sound, video and installation and create assemblages reflecting strategies of survival and the revival of forms of cultural production. The exhibition is curated by Sydney-based Aboriginal artist Nicole Foreshew, 2015 MCA Curatorial Fellow.

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PRIMAVERA 2015: Lucy Simpson yilaalu (detail)  2015 paperclay, ironbark string, feathers Image courtesy and © the artist  Photograph: Nicole Foreshew

CONVERSATION

Beyond Empathy mentee, Raphaela Rosella wins prestigious World Press Photo Award

Raphaela Rosella, known to her friends as Rosie, has been involved with Nelson Meers Foundation project partner, Beyond Empathy, since 2006, with Beyond Empathy providing a mentorship for Rosie with photographer Wendy Kimpton. 

Hauntingly beautiful images exploring class, poverty, stigma and gender saw Rosie, 26, selected from over 97,000 entries to win prestigious World Press Photo Portrait Prize in February this year.

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Beyond Empathy mentee, Raphaela Rosella wins prestigious World Photo Award
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CASE STUDY

THE STORY BEHIND RIZ: CURIOUSWORKS' DEBUT FEATURE FILM

Nelson Meers Foundation project partner CuriousWorks is a community arts and media organisation working in Western Sydney to identify, nurture and build a new generation of storytellers from diverse cultural backgrounds.

CuriousWorks' programs enable individuals and communities to tell their stories powerfully and sustainably, ensuring that these stories occupy a central place within the Australian cultural dialogue.

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