Friday, February 3, 2012

One Word One Day [UPDATED: 07/03/12]


The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) has arranged an event that will gather the Australian arts community in order to raise funds for  the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. One word will be chosen and the participating artists (including comics creators) will be asked to create art inspired by that word. The event is set to kick off in Melbourne on 14 March 2012 and will also be held in other States. 

The ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) has come on board as our media partner and will be offering a work space and its foyers to exhibit the art. The objective is to promises to be a fun event with coverage for illustrators. Artwork will be featured on the ASA, ABC, ILF and Micador websites with a profile page on the Micador auction page.

PLEASE NOTE that some of the dates have changed since the original posting.

Melbourne: Wednesday 14 March 2012

Adelaide: Wednesday 11 April 2012

Perth: Wednesday 18 April 2012
Canberra: Wednesday 9 May 2012

Brisbane: Friday 11 May 2012
Hobart: Wednesday 23 May 2012
Darwin: Wednesday 6 June 2012
Sydney: Wednesday 20 June 2012

Times and venues to be announced – please check the ASA website for updates or contact the ASA office.
Cost: ASA members $15
Bookings: Bookings essential – book online here or phone from within Australia on 1800 257 121 or (02) 9211 1004

Come and work alongside or with fellow artists, raise money for a great cause and enjoy the media coverage. Arty writers wishing to join the fun are also welcome.

Further information can be found on the ASA website. 


Marcelo Baez said...


Black Mermaid Productions said...

It's coming to Sydney as well, Marcelo. We'll keep you posted on the date.