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City of Greater Dandenong’s annual exhibition, HOME, has announced six shortlisted national artists from a refugee or asylum seeker background. Their artworks will be on display at the Walker Street Art Gallery from 18 October – 24 November 2018 and all artists will receive $1000 each from sponsor IKEA Springvale, to support the development of new work.

Art Exhibition previously on at Zilla & Brook in Australia.
From Thursday 18 October 2018 to Saturday 24 November 2018

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Selected by a panel of specialists from within the Creative industries, curator David O’Halloran is excited to announce the national shortlisted artists: Amir Tehrani, Tadros Hanna, Mirwais Janbaz, Lobsan Dhoyou, Zia Atahi and Elyas Alvi.

All six shortlisted artists will be provided with professional development opportunities in the creative sector.

Now in its fourth year, HOME is a celebration of the City of Greater Dandenong’s cultural diversity, with the city now designated as the most culturally diverse community in Australia. Over half of Greater Dandenong’s residents were born overseas. Residents come from 157 different birthplaces and speak more than 200 languages.

Accessible: Yes.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday, 11am–5pm and Saturday, 11am–3pm
Price: Free

Location

Walker Street Gallery & Arts Centre, corner of Walker and Robinson streets, Dandenong