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The Cad Factory is an artist led organisation collaborating ethically with people and place to create a local, national and international program of experimental work



The Joyce Spencer Textile Awards are to support regional NSW textile artists or collectives to deliver new artworks or exhibitions.

In 2024 one fellowship of $4000 will be awarded to a mid-career artist or group, with a further $1500 awarded to a highly commended artist, and one mentorship of $500 will be awarded to an emerging artist.

Round 4 EOIs open on 1  May 2024 and close on 2 June 2024


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On 17 September 2023, the Pinnaroo Project, the Cad Factory and local community members came together for an outdoor celebration of the town.

Watch this incredible collaboration between many, many people who participated in making this event feel so warm.

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'More than a Fish Kill' is an important new documentary exploring how artists, fisheries manager and Barkindji and Wiradjuri custodians came together in the aftermath of devastating fish kills along the Barka-Darling River and turned these ecological disasters into catalysts for cultural connection and revival. Produced by the National Museum of Australia in collaboration with the Cad Factory.

Listen to a discussion of the documentary and the events behind it on ABC Radio National's Big Ideas program.

Big Ideas on ABC Radio National with Natasha Mitchell 
8pm Wednesday 1 November 2023

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