SeedPod Recipients Announced

Octapod is really excited to announce the two recipients of our inaugural SeedPod Community Cultural Development (CCD) Program, which is designed to support artists to work with communities on creative projects. And the recipients are……..

Tara Jones ..will run a series of film making workshops for a group of with a diverse mix of women,encompassing women of varied ages and cultural backgrounds, new arrivals and established community members. By the end of which all participants will have made a 1 minute film giving voice to a personal story.
You can check out one of Tara’s documentaries here: http://www.engagemedia.org/Members/tj/videos/nowhere_here_in_the_middle.mp4.ff.avi/view
and…….
Helen Hopcroft will work with the community and Figtree Community Garden to design a mural which is a synthesis of the community’s collective ideas and imagery. The community will be involved at all stages of the project – from brainstorming ideas to painting the mural itself.
You can find out more about Helen Hopcroft here:  http://helenhopcroft.wordpress.com/