The drawings of children in Home reveal a depth of experience and imagination, arising from the midst of violence and conflict.
Monday 10 December marks Human Rights Day, a day to ask the question: how can we help to uphold the rights of the most vulnerable?
Pettitt-Schipp’s debut book of poetry evokes the traumatic lives of refugees, the grandeur of nature and the importance of family.
The demonisation of the Sudanese community is not a new phenomenon, it is a trend. Francis Deng reflects on the unseen impacts of media sensationalism.
Winner of the Good Grief Award, writer Simone King explores the plight of East Timorese refugees settling in Australia.
No Friend But the Mountains: Writing From Manus Prison Behrouz Boochani, Omid Tofighian Picador Australia, 2018 “Is courage the opposite of fear?” asks Behrouz Boochani in his monumental, impossible new work, No Friend But the Mountains: Writing From Manus Prison (Picador, 2018). “Or is courage a virtue that emerges out of the essence of […]
“We are not either. We are not specifically Asian. We are not specifically Australian, but we live within that space,” says Dr Tammy Wong Hulbert, speaking about her exhibition Hyphenated that was shown at The Substation over March and April 2018. I encountered Tammy’s name several times on the Facebook group “Asian Australian Studies Research Network” before […]
Since 1991, people seeking asylum have been ineligible for any form of social security, instead they have made do with the little assistance they get under a constantly changing policy-based approach. In a new round of cuts within this policy, vast numbers of people seeking asylum will be at risk of avoidable destitution and homelessness.
As hegemonic structures regenerate across the world, this Berlin-based exhibition explores the asymmetries of power dictating who is host and who is guest.
With unflinching focus, these poems by Lisa Jacobson depict the plight of those seeking asylum in Australia.
We are one, but we are many – yet, both here and around the world, the Australian identity is one far too limited by skin colour.