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Luka Lesson - ARTIST & WRITER
Luka Lesson (born Luke Haralampou) is a spoken word and music artist of Greek heritage from Australia. Luka’s debut book, “The Future Ancients” is now a best-seller for poetry in Australia twice-over and a part of educational programs from Hong Kong to Melbourne.
Luka has written commissions and performed for the likes of The National Gallery of Victoria, Greece’s pioneer HipHop group Active Member, South Africa’s OneBlood Festival and China’s most celebrated living poet Xi Chuan in Beijing. He is also the Australian Poetry Slam Champion of 2011 and Melbourne Poetry Slam Champion of 2010.
James Humberstone - COMPOSER
James Humberstone’s output is influenced by his research background in experimental music, and his interest in composing for children and community ensembles. Born in London, Humberstone migrated to Australia in 1997 after completing a degree in composition at the University of Exeter.
After many residencies and a prolific decade of creative works, in 2013 Humberstone completed his PhD and was appointed Lecturer in Music Education at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Today he works in the fields of composition, music education and technology research, as well as experimental music.
Sam FOster - DIRECTOR
Sam Foster is an actor, director, stunt-man and yoga practitioner with a wealth of experience touring and performing both in Australia and abroad.
As a partner in Shock Therapy Productions his works have won Matilda awards and seen successful seasons at the Powerhouse Theatre, Brisbane. His stunt work took him Namibia in 2015 where he worked on the set of Mad Max: Fury Road.
VYVIENNE ABLA - PRODUCER
Vyvienne Abla is a Producer and Artist & Tour Manager that has been working in the music and creative industries for 15 years locally and around the globe.
In 2007 she founded Vyva Entertainment and the 4ESydney HipHop Festival in 2015, using HipHop and music culture to empower others, with a focus on integrating industry, education and community to create unique pathways for youth, artists and professionals.
Over the years her work has gained attention internationally, being invited to New Zealand, USA, UK, Europe and Middle East to speak about her initiatives and work in Western Sydney and Australia more broadly.
Claudia Sangiorgi Dalimore - VIDEO ARTIST
Claudia is a visual and performing artist working primarily within the mediums of video and dance. With over ten years experience in the visual arts industry, Claudia is widely recognized as one of Australia’s most dynamic multidimensional artists.
Claudia’s work as a creative videographer has led her to producing, writing, shooting, directing and editing music videos for a wide range of Australian musicians, including numerous collaborative works with well known artists such as Diafrix, Sietta, 360, Mantra, Gossling and Blue King Brown.
Claudia has been commissioned to create video pieces for a number of not-for-profit organizations including World Vision Vanuatu and Multicultural Arts Victoria.
Jordan Thomas Mitchell - MUSIC PRODUCTION
Jordan Thomas Mitchell is an interdisciplinary artist based somewhere between Los Angeles & Beijing. His compositions meld music, story, live performance and film into a focus which reorders default-narrative conventions, demonstrating alternative ways to construct meaning that are at once present and communicative.