What are the aims of the Festival?

>  To tell stories of this area both historical and current through the combination of art and industry.

>  To enable artists to develop art works which engage and inspire the communities of the western suburbs of Melbourne.

>  To create works in the festival, which follow ‘good ideas about arts and industry’ rather than set a repetitive list of programmed events each festival.

>  To create art projects which engage and excite the community over a two year period which have outcomes that feature in the Art & Industry Festival.

>  To create astonishing and important art works which move and connect the local community in authentic, inspiring and surprising ways.

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