Photo: Zan Wimberley, courtesy of NAVA.


2018 - Creative Victoria: VicArts Grant
The Community Reading Room presents Black Tourmaline; a site-specific installation and participatory project that invites the public to contribute to an archive of lived-experiences of education over a period of 24-days. A program of workshops and panel discussions curated by Negro Speaks of Books, Blk School, Mary Quinsacara and this mob will unpack ideas around self-determined spaces for learning, healing and knowledge-sharing outside the academy.

2018 - Carstairs Prize administered by the National Association of Visual Arts (NAVA)
The Carstairs Prize aims to support socially engaged art projects that embrace participatory and collaborative experiences, bring participants into active dialogue with the artist(s) in order to involve audiences beyond the art community.

2018 - Australia Council for the Arts: Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups
Tabu: Fijian Kali and Hair Ritual. A multi-artform collaboration with Emele Ugavule, Ayeesha Ash and Lienors Torre.

2016 - Australia Council for the Arts: Development Grants Individuals and Groups
Artist residency at Fresh Milk Barbados.

2014 - Australia Council for the Arts: Community Partnerships
Pacific Photobooks: A self publishing narrative project for young Pacific Islanders.

2012 - Australia Council for the Arts: New Work: Early Career
The creation of new work for the 7th Asia-Pacific Triennial entitled 'Weaving Pixels'.

2010 - Australia Council for the Arts: Skills and Development
A two week research intensive at the Institute of International Visual Arts and Imperial War Museum.


2016 - Fresh Milk Barbados.
The Fresh Milk Art Platform Inc. is a Caribbean non-profit, artist-led, inter-disciplinary organization that supports creatives and promotes wise social, economic, and environmental stewardship through creative engagement with society and by cultivating excellence in the arts.