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.