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Community Consultation: 2015-16 What Happened at the Pier #2 (Emerald Hill, South Melbourne)

September 26, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm


2015-16 What happened at the Pier #2

Are you or a family member a migrant who arrived in Australia by ship and disembarked at Port Melbourne? Multicultural Arts Victoria is interested in hearing your story for possible inclusion in an upcoming arts project. Meet the curator and learn more.

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Multicultural Arts Victoria is thrilled to support the development and presentations of a project entitled ‘2015-16 What Happened at the Pier #2’ curated by Lella Cariddi.

The project honours the memories of immigrants and refugees who travelled to Australia by ship through the historical entry points of Port Melbourne’s piers.

It was first presented as part of MAV’s 2015 Piers Festival at Princes Pier with satellite exhibitions and events at the Emerald Hill Library & Heritage Centre, St Kilda Library and East Melbourne Library.


The project is envisaged to continue in 2015-16 as a rich narrative experience showcasing stories across multiple artistic formats together with forums and performances.

You are invited to come along to this Information Session on how to participate in ‘2015-16 What Happened at the Pier #2’.

Date: Saturday 26 September, 10.30am-12.30pm
Venue: Emerald Hill Library & Heritage Centre, 195 Bank St, South Melbourne VIC 3205
Enquiries: Lella Cariddi / 9188 3681 / 0404 329 863

Lella Cariddi is an established cultural development practitioner and artist, and arrived with her family at Princes Pier in Port Melbourne in 1955.

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