Vic McEwan is the Artistic Director of The Cad Factory, an innovative arts organisation based in regional NSW. He explores experimental and contemporary arts practice in partnership with diverse community sectors.
Vic is the 2015 Artist in Residence at the National Museum of Australia, the recipient of the Inagural Arts NSW Regional Fellowship 2014/15.
Vic’s practice involves working with sound, video, installation and performance, with a particular interest in site-specific work. He is interested in creating new dynamics by working with diverse partners and exploring difficult themes within the lived experience of communities and localities.
Vic aims to use his work to contribute to and enrich broader conversations about the role that the arts sector can play within our communities. He sits on the Inagural NSW/ACT Arts/Health State Leadership Group and is a board member of Music NSW.
Story telling is Mayu's art and craft. She often works site specifically with communities, and collaborate with artists and creators from all genres. She writes plays, blogs and poetry; creates installations, performances, documentaries and radio programs; produces art projects, oral history programs and seminars; facilitates community workshops and arts projects; takes photographs, makes video and audio installations; researches, interviews and assists others to tell their stories. She draws during her spare time.
Some of her activities include being a board member of The Koto Music Institute of Australia, on the management committee of Living with Our Dead, and a founding member of Nikkei Australia.
She likes to expand her mind and horizons, swim, listen, play and laugh; endeavours to be receptive and open; listens mindfully and with humility; and would like to be of service for the betterment of humanity and for world peace.