JOYNTON AVENUE RESIDENT ORGANISATIONS
107 Projects is home to a diverse group of resident organisations working in the arts and not-for-profit industries. Many of these places are offered at a subsidised rate as part of 107 Projects’ mission to provide affordable space to businesses that align with our organisational values: local, creative, unique, and sustainable.
Jamie Gray is a Sydney-based film-maker, photographer and cinematographer. He is a freelancer who works from commercial to video art to documentary, constantly trying to position himself within an environment that is enlightening and awakening. He wants to constantly work with and learn from the moving image, art and storytelling.
In our rapidly growing cities with diverse and changing populations, arts and culture offer innovative ways to build stronger communities and better places. Arts and cultural practices develop attachment between places and people. At City People, this belief sits as the cornerstone to our work which includes:
- Arts and cultural planning
- Creative Placemaking strategy
- Place activation, direction and strategy
- Project programming and implementation.
Our approach is collaborative, inclusive & grounded in the local.
The Story Mill
The Story Mill is a fresh new production studio specialising in well crafted videos, podcast and photography for brands, businesses and maybe even you! Working across a range of industries from; law, media, health, corporate, charities and events no day is the same in the story mill studios.
Kelly’s design studio emerged organically & became the driving motivation of inspiration seeking via travel & adventure. The natural progression of Kelly’s experiences, love of art, music & people have been culminated in her approach to design.
Kelly’s aesthetic has been shaped by the beauty of the natural world, the raw materials we extract, optimism & the mystery of a ‘1 off’.
This Little Duck
This Little Duck is a digital product studio based in Sydney building web applications for education, media and arts organisations. Our process is centred around customer collaboration using design thinking and the thoughtful application of modern technologies to build innovative digital products.
Sydney Improvised Music Association
The Sydney Improvised Music Association Inc. (SIMA) is a not-for -profit incorporated association. Established in 1984 to address the lack of performance opportunities for contemporary jazz and improvised music, today we are one of the largest organisations in Australia dedicated solely to the sector.
Melissa Katherine Photography
As a portrait and branding photographer who works mostly with wom*n, Melissa is passionate about challenging the narrow ideals of beauty perpetuated by the mainstream media and fashion industries. In addition to her work as a photographer, she also offers creative direction, styling, hair and makeup as well as branding and content creation solutions for creatives.
Paul Grounds, founder of GÜD Studio, is a Sydney-based building designer, renowned for his bespoke and functional designs. Specialising in coastal-style homes that suit the relaxed and casual Australian lifestyle, he works closely with his clients to achieve designs that are both refined and distinctive.
Steve Dow is an arts writer, who produces essays, profiles, opinion and reportage across screen, live performance and visual arts for The Saturday Paper, Guardian Australia, The Monthly, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Meanjin, Limelight, Art Guide, and Vault. He has a strong interest in progressive issues and often chooses his subjects accordingly. In 2020 he won the Walkley Arts Journalism Award for a portfolio of three pieces: an essay on the state of the television industry in Meanjin; a profile of actor Rachel Griffiths in The Saturday Paper and a report on the Vigil event at Barangaroo on January 25 for Guardian Australia.
Archrival is a non-profit architecture organisation focused on productive rivalry in design practices. Our projects range from “traditional” architecture to custom furniture, set design, large scale interactive installations, strategic infrastructure, collaborative workshops and exhibitions. Formed in 2011 by architects Claire McCaughan & Lucy Humphrey, Archrival projects have involved hundreds of collaborators to date.
The Rizzeria is a collective of printmakers & self-publishers. We own and run an eco-friendly Risograph stencil press that we make available for public use through workshops and open print sessions.
We also offer a scope of creative services, from the art direction and production of small press books, zines and limited edition prints, to the creation of educational resources and workshop programs.
Dialogic Studios is the creative agency and practice of Hon Boey. We design through dialogue and two-way learning, with an emphasis on co-creating a world of progressive social change. Our specialties lie in branding, art direction and design. Clients include the Embassy of Australia (USA), Sydney Theatre Company, Amnesty International, Refugees Survivors and Ex-detainees (RISE) and UNSW.
Red Room Poetry’s vision is to make poetry a meaningful part of everyday life. We create poetic projects and learning programs in collaboration with a spectrum of poets, schools, communities and partners for positive impact. Our mission is to make poetry accessible to all, especially those who face the greatest barriers to creative opportunities. Through inventive, imaginative and creative contexts we support the work of a diversity of writers and are the preeminent commissioner of contemporary Australian poetry.
The Bench is a safe working and learning environment, complete with a wide inventory of tools and equipment. It is a space to learn traditional and contemporary jewellery techniques, and to develop ideas and projects. A place to learn, work, to discuss ideas and share knowledge, a laboratory for the creation of projects and those that may arise from sharing what we do. We are dedicated to building an unrivalled jewellery centre that delivers quality programs for the betterment of the industry and the community. The Bench is an open window to learn, design and share by creating experiences and fostering the next generation of jewellery makers.
Sarah is an arts, design and creativity consultant, with international experience including:
- directing galleries and arts consultancies
- curating exhibitions
- events and public art commissions
- managing artist residencies and creative learning programs
- conducting research and evaluations
- writing arts plans and strategies.
She is currently developing creative skills programmes for schools and corporations that bring together innovation and wellbeing, using varied tools such as design thinking, growth mindset and mindfulness meditation.
Sarah Doyle is an award-winning Australian playwright and filmmaker. She is alum of American Film Institute (Los Angeles) and Macquarie University (Sydney).
Nema Adel and is an Australian visual artist using digital tools to create animation and light installations for space activation. Always exploring multi-disciplinary collaborations and thinking up new ways to push visual design into the realm of interactivity and physicality.
Olivia Suleimon / Freckle TV
Olivia Suleimon is the Founder and Director at Freckle TV, which is a Sydney based content studio.
As Freckle TV, she has recently directed and created a digital series for ABC, titled: “Rosaline’s Untaming”. This series interrogates issues of race in Australia through black hair.
As a Nigerian Australian Filmmaker, Model and DJ, Olivia draws from all of these worlds to inform her storytelling which intrinsically has been anchored in the promotion and celebration of diversity and inclusivity.
Olivia has spent the last decade travelling between London, New York and Los Angeles where she was able to procure film experience on documentaries for the BBC and HBO. The complexities of each of these cities has taught Olivia it’s own invaluable lesson which she takes with her into every new project and job.