05 PM | 22 May

Stand up to Save Your Say [#geekgirl]

“The LNP government wants to close down free speech in Queensland. Extreme new laws will make it practically impossible for workers to speak out on important workplace and community issues. Stand up to Save Your Say and defend democracy in Queensland…This television advertisement may hold the key to saving your say. Your donation – small or large – can help put this ad on air so everybody knows what’s at risk from these extreme new laws threatening free speech.”

03 PM | 22 Aug

Kaleidoscope of imagination — Mudfest paper-free – student art festival #Melbourne #Uni #geekgirl

Artist Bree O'Dwyer

Artist Bree O'Dwyer



Mudfest is the University of Melbourne’s student arts and drama festival and in 2011 will run from the 18th – 28th August.  Over 21 years Mudfest has grown to become the largest student arts festival in Australia, and the program includes theatre, creative writing, dance, cabaret, visual art, opera, musical theatre, installation and performance and everything in between! The theme for this year’s festival is the ‘Kaleidoscope of imagination’ – celebrating and showcasing the creative and imaginative talents emerging from the University of Melbourne.

The Mudfest student arts and culture festival has grown to encompass all forms of artistic expression since it began in 1990. Presented every two years by the University of Melbourne Student Union, Mudfest nurtures, encourages and supports new and innovative arts practices amongst the students, whilst also providing them with professional and creative development opportunities.

Ten days of unbridled, back-to-back artwork. It’s by the students, for the students. Show us how you see the world.

Mudfest 2011: 18th– 28th August.

For tickets, program details and further information visit: http://mudfest.org.au/



This year Mudfest is also a paper-free festival!!

03 PM | 03 Apr

Craft Cubed Satellite Event Call Out #craft #HYBRID #geekgirl

Craft Cubed is Craft Victoria’s annual festival. The event promotes experimental, skilled and ideas-based craft and design and provides a broad platform for participation and exchange across the entire craft and design community. Craft Victoria invites applications for national satellite events including exhibitions, installations, open studios, workshops, and other projects that take place during the festival period. The theme for Craft Cubed 2011 is HYBRID. Recognising the fluidity essential to experimentation, the theme will explore collaboration, new technologies, cross-disciplinary practice and emerging forms of craft and design.

The Super Maker project will see The Social Studio transform Federation Square’s Atrium into a magical tent featuring dynamic textile design. The Social Studio is a creative space in Collingwood that incubates fashion design talent from new and emerging migrant communities, creating employment and training opportunities.

Apply here. Application deadline: 30 April 2011