Footscray Community Arts Centre presents the Artistic Associates for the 2019 Due West Arts Festival.


Sista Zai Zanda

Sista Zai Zanda is a storyteller, educator and radio producer.  She has facilitated poetry and storytelling workshops in A­ustralia, Zimbabwe and Denmark. 

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Kath Duncan

Kath Duncan is a 50-something writer, activist and raconteur with many decades of feminist and disability pride under her belt. 

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Emma Donovan

Emma has had an influential career spanning over a decade. She has been a featured vocalist on over 20 studio albums for artists including Archie Roach, Paul Kelly and The Black Arm Band.


Bryce Ives

Bryce Ives has led a diverse and interdisciplinary career, defined largely by advocating for the sustainability of Australia’s artists and creative communities. 

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Steven Trosti

Steven is a Melbourne based socially engaged artist. Having completed a Masters of Arts and Community Practice at Melbourne University, he is currently a FCAC Creative Producer for ArtLife.

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Alec Reade

Alec Reade is an emerging interdisciplinary artist, arts facilitator and curator. In early 2017, Alec co-found Narrm-based Pasifika Art Collective 'New Wayfinders'.

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Phuong Ngo

Phuong Ngo is a contemporary visual artist; his practice is concerned with the interpretation of history, memory and place, and how it impacts on individual and collected identity.