About the Wilin Centre
For 10 years the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development has connected Indigenous artists with a pathway to their future in the worlds of visual and performing arts, design, flim and television and production. Situated at the heart of Melbourne's arts precinct, the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts fosters innovation in the research, development, advocacy and presentation of Indigenous arts.
The Wilin Team
Head of Centre: Deborah Cheetham
Arts Programs Coordinator: Leuli Eshraghi
Student Programs Cooridinator: Eugenia Flynn
Community Engagement Coordinator: Tiriki Onus
The Wilin Centre offers multidisciplinary postgraduate training in Indigenous Arts Management to future leaders, supports Indigenous Artists in Residence in developing innovative new works and research, and sets the national agenda with the Lin Onus Conversations. Student artists and alumni feature in annual celebrations of work for the public to engage with.
The Centre identifies, recruits and supports potential and practicing Indigenous artists to study and refine their skills at the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.
The Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts respectfully acknowledges the Boonwurung and Wurundjeri people of the Eastern Kulin nation, their ancestors and elders, who are part of the longest continuing culture in the world.