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Torch CEO Introduces Aboriginal Arts Policy Model in Victorian Prisons

For the first time ever in Victoria Aboriginal artists in jail will be able to sell their artworks. Kent Morris, Torch CEO talks to Michelle Lovegrove at SBS about the Victorian Government’s Aboriginal Arts Policy that allows Indigenous men and women participating in The Torch program to sell their artworks while still in custody. Podcast

The Torch Project helps Indigenous prisoners unlock their creativity

Kent Morris, The Torch’s Statewide Indigenous Arts Officer, and Jeff Kennett talk to Matthew Westwood, from The Australian about the Confined 6 exhibition in 2015. This exhibition included 100 works by 80 artists in The Torch’s program. At the exhibition opening, Victoria’s Labor government boosted funding for the program to $758,000 across three years. The