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The making of BANKSTOWN:LIVE

A 30 minute documentary about the making of BANKSTOWN:LIVE, an Urban Theatre Projects production presented as part of Sydney Festival 2015. BANKSTOWN:LIVE saw 40 professional artists collaborate with over 150 Bankstown residents to create eight new works across theatre, dance, music and film, presented in a closed-off section of Northam Avenue, Bankstown, on the street and in the front and backyards of four extraordinary resident hosts. Presented by Sydney Festival and Urban Theatre Projects Curated by Rosie Dennis, produced by Urban Theatre Projects

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Leyli and Majnun is an immense love story,
starting as a small poem in ancient Arabia,
 becoming a 12th century Persian literary epic,
and traveling on through lands, languages and cultures. Leyli and Majnun, having never met,
 simultaneously dream of each other.
 Each falls deeply in love within their dreams. While awake, they search, but can never find each other,
 only ever glimpsing their beloved while dreaming. Sleep to keep dreaming! Stay awake to keep searching!

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URBAN THEATRE PROJECTS presents BANKSTOWN:LIVE As the sun sets over the west, a suburban street in Bankstown becomes the stage for a dynamic program of performance, film and visual arts. Over four hours, you¹re invited into the neighbourhood to see wor …

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Afghans In Auburn

The public exhibition Afghans in Auburn is the artistic outcome of the Auburn Instagram: Wish You Were Here project. This community arts and cultural development initiative was part of Auburn Community Development Network’s (ACDN) 2014 community cultur …

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