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The mission of the Torch Project is to ignite movements of positive social change within Victorian Communities.
For almost 20 years, The Torch Project has worked with Victorian communities on self directed creative projects that aim to bring about change locally and beyond. A glimpse into the legacy of Torch projects can be seen in the media & archives link.
Kent is a Barkindji man and one half of the acoustic folk-rock band 'The Gracemakers'. Graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts with a major in sculpture, Kent has a sound knowledge of the contemporary arts scene in Australia. His specialist knowledge and connections within the Indigenous Australian arts & culture industry were strengthened through working on exhibitions at the Koorie Heritage Trust, Melbourne. Contact Kent for all activities associated with the 'Indigenous Arts in Prisons & Community' programs, including the 'Confined 6' exhibition and the post release network activities.
Tuesday to Friday firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone 0421 942 402
A Photography graduate from the Victoria College of the Arts, Carolyn has an eclectic work history that includes working with public photography collections at the State Library & Museum of Victoria and in arts education in University arts schools and galleries. Carolyn has an active photo-arts practice that includes collaborative curatorial projects. Carolyn can be contacted for all organisational activities relating to finance, funding & governance.
Tuesday to Friday email@example.com
Phone 0400 050 923
Chris Keeler is a curator, collection manager and researcher with over 20 years experience working with Indigenous collections at both the Koorie Heritage Trust and Museum Victoria. She was the project manager and co-editor of 'Meerreeng-an Here Is My Country: The Story of Aboriginal Victoria Told Through Art', published by the Koorie Heritage Trust in 2010. She has worked as a publications manager and freelance editor, taught Museum Studies at Deakin University for six years and has a background in small business. Her role at The Torch is to assist with research and the production of program resources.
CHAIR - Hon. Jeff Kennett AC
TREASURER - Meredith Kerr
SECRETARY - Carolyn Dew
97 Wellington Street
St Kilda 3182