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Hey, I'm Alex!
Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia · Member since November 2012

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Alex is an organiser, media maker and producer based between Melbourne, Victoria & Alice Springs, Central Australia with a keen interest in social justice and social change.

From 2004-­‐2010 she worked with Big hART as Creative Producer of the award winning Ngapartji Ngapartji project.

Alex has lived in many different places and been involved in a diverse range of projects. She has edited a social justice magazine in Amsterdam, been part of setting up the Melbourne community arts space Irene Warehouse, been a projectionist at the Coober Pedy Drive In, been a campaign facilitator at Jabiluka, Woomea, s11, activist media events, blockades, actions and protests, undertook the People’s Global Action caravan through Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia in 2001, and was the NT Triple J Arts Reporter in 2006.

Alex has also been on the board of a range of media, arts and political organisations (Arid Lands Environment Centre, RedHOT Arts, Engage Media), worked as an adviser to Senator Bob Brown, Leader of the Australian Greens in Canberra, and was crowned Miss Camel Cup 2008.

In 2008 Alex won the Australia Council for the Arts Kirk Robson award, for leadership in community engagement and cultural development, and was a YouthActionNet (Washington, USA) fellow. In 2010 she undertook an Australia Council residency at Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris. She was a joint recipient of the 2011 NT Film Office Bob Plasto Fellowship and has been awarded a 2012 Churchill Fellowship.

She produced the award winning documentary Nothing Rhymes with Ngapartji which premiered on ABC TV in July 2011. She has recently worked as a production manager on Rebel Film/Walpiri Media film Coniston: telling it True documentary and directed the documentary Queen of the Desert for ABC2. The also takes her karaokevan the S.S. SingSong to festivals around the country.

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