What we do
MELBOURNE ART FAIR
We have done many projects
SOUND OUT THE STREETS
CLERKENWELL DESIGN WEEK
THE FRONT ROOM
BLUE WORLD - THE VALERIE TAYLOR ART PRIZE
1. Ever Sun by Rochelle Haley, commissioned by Performance Space for Liveworks, 2020, photograph by Jacquie Manning
2. Rubbernecking (the last gasps from underfoot), Sydney Contemporary 2018, photograph Jacquie Manning
3. Robot Opera, Wade Marynowsky, Chippendale and Redfern Art at Night Bar, Art Month, 2016, photograph by James Ambrose
We would like to acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, who are the traditional custodians of the land we meet, play and work on. We pay our respects to all Elders past and present, and future. We acknowledge the ongoing and important practice of storytelling and art making from the Gadigal people who have been creating and dreaming since the first sunrise
Friends with Strangers is an artist-focused cultural organisation that seeks wonder, connection and revolution.
We produce, consult,
curate and create.
Sam has worked across curation, artistic direction, programming, producing, strategy, development and communication in the arts and cultural sector with projects spanning Australia, Asia, UK and Europe. Her expertise are in artistic development, partnership strategy, audience development and the ideation and delivery of public programs as well as festival, civic, and commercial commissions.
Katie Winten is an Interdisciplinary creative Producer and Programmer with a history of working in experimental performance. Katie has previously worked in producing, programming and curatorial roles for the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney Opera House, Performance Space and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Katie is a radio presenter on FBi Radio and has previously been Co-Director at Firstdraft. She graduated from UNSW Art and Design in 2015 with a Master of Curating and Cultural Leadership.