We are super excited to announce that we have received funding from the Department of Culture and Arts (WA) to work with Sukhjit Khalsa on a transformative performance by artists who identify as South Asian. The project is aimed at enabling women of South Asian heritage to share stories of sexuality, gender suppression and empowerment.
In 2019, the Centre for Stories selected a number of emerging writers to be involved in a 12-month mentoring program. The Inclusion Matters Mentoring Program, funded by the Copyright Agency…
"Having migrated to Australia at a young age, I was able to get a better understanding of who my parents were, where I’m from, and learn more about my culture through story telling. It has revealed another aspect of my identity to me, that I may have otherwise been unaware of."
"It’s really a lovely atmosphere. And also, of course, I’m doing different things like interviewing people and writing their stories which I would not be doing otherwise."
"I’ve seen emerging writers nurtured by the belief of other people. I’ve continued to learn that people are gloriously different. I’ve experienced pleasure, frustration, surprise, pride, and the therapeutic effects of laughter."