Hand in Hand Opening Night is a ticketed fundraiser event, held on Friday 22nd March at Project Contemporary Artspace. Tickets cost $60 and include a glass of champagne, traditional Syrian snacks, a cello performance by Catalin Dermenjian, live music by Kate Cillekens, the first chance to purchase exhibited artworks, and the opportunity to bid for 3 beautiful artworks up for auction by artists from refugee backgrounds. Buy your tickets here https://www.trybooking.com/VSTC
Over 50 artists from refugee and non-refugee backgrounds have contributed to this year’s event. More than 100 artworks in a range of media, including painting, photography, sculpture, textiles, jewellery and ceramics, will feature in this year’s exhibition. Acclaimed artists including Caroline Baum, Blak Douglas, Halinka Orszulok, Paul Ryan, Helen McCosker, Susan MCalister, and Nikki Main are among the wonderful supporters who have generously donated original artworks for this year’s exhibition.