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.
107 Redfern Street Residents
The Tribal Warrior Association was established to help vitalise Aboriginal culture and empower disadvantaged indigenous and non-indigenous people. They produce specialised programs which teach skills for individuals to become self-sufficient and lead to employment opportunities. They generously share their office space at 107 with the organisation Driving Change.
The Bower works to reduce ‘waste’ going to landfill, assist low income earners and educate and inspire Sydneysiders to live, work and play the sustainable way. It does this through a variety of ways, holding workshops, repair services and a collection and rehoming service. They run the workshop space at the rear of the building.
Heaps Gay started life as a regular series of parties for LGBTIQ+ kids and their friends, and has since become one of Sydney’s best regular events for anyone who wants to have some fun and support charities. In November 2015, they launched HeapsGay.com, a place for people to gather and discuss Queer issues and stories. All stories are written by contributors within the queer community in Sydney.
Intimate Spectacle is an independent performing arts producing company based in Sydney, Australia. We work across genres, from contemporary theatre & dance theatre to live art, interactive performance, and events in between “the arts” and popular culture. We’re interested in work that’s engaging, surprising, perhaps playful, but with substance, and full of heart.
Toybox Labs specializes in creating software for research purposes. We hope to make the world a better place by enabling research that wouldn’t otherwise be possible. Our software has helped researchers learn more about child language development, trained student audiologists, and allowed people with cochlear implants to better understand spoken language.
Founded in 2007, Heaps Decent is an arts organisation working with young people & emerging artists from diverse communities, providing a means by which they can tell their story in their own way. Using music and digital media, Heaps Decent supports community engagement, positive futures & the development of high quality work with a unique identity.
Joynton Avenue Creative Centre Residents
Underbelly is singularly focused on enabling artists to create bold new work. We do this by brokering creative developments, mentorships, opportunities and partnerships to place art in new contexts. We present visual art, performance, theatre, live art, music, sound, dance, digital practice and ideas, with a focus on emerging artists and experimentation.
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 and 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.
Youssofzay + Hart
Youssofzay + Hart are an emerging architecture practice based in Sydney specialising in cultural, residential and commercial projects. The practice officially launched in 2017, followed shortly by a win for the Missing Middle design competition run by the Office of the NSW Government Architect. The practice derives its design ethos from sensitivity to the environment and a close reading and celebration of landscape.
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.
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.
UNSW Graduate Architecture Studio
UNSW’s social agency graduate school of architecture studio this year is focusing on forced migration and the city. To explore these issues, students are tasked with the question, ‘what is an architectural response that successfully integrates forcibly displaced people into the life of a city, in the short, medium and long term’? To address this, 35 students will be partly based at Joynton Avenue Creative Centre for one day a week, between March and August.
Luka Agency believes brands have the cultural influence and resources to change our world for the better. We founded Luka to bring our big-agency skills and experience to like-minded purpose driven organisations – and help them to thrive.
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.