Spring’s Narcissus by Safdar Ahmed

Given the despairing conditions refugees on Manus Island are currently enduring, we felt it an appropriate time to share and make available for purchase this image, generously donated to us by the the wonderful artist, academic and activist, Safdar Ahmed.   The image features a narcissus flower,…

Toil: A Poem by Caitlin McGregor

*trigger warning: sexual and physical abuse; violence against women, violence against children*   Toil   like stones being swallowed into a little girl’s stomach, a baby drops from its mother’s birth canal face first into a pit of barbed wire   I was raped on…

New works from Michael Fikaris of Silent Army

We are thrilled to share with you two images donated by Michael Fikaris of Melbourne-based comic art collective Silent Army. Fikaris is a multi-disciplinary freelance artist who has recently collaborated with Safdar Ahmed of Sydney’s The Refugee Art Project to collate a 120 page comic art…

The Sea to the Desert in Wool

  by Brenna Jensen and the Castlemaine Community    “We are creating a woollen play rug to be given to children living in detention. It is a work in progress and represents the Australian landscape from sea to desert.” 300 cm x 70 cm  …