MAV Projects

MAV projects are dynamic spaces of artistic development, community capacity building, and platforms for commentary and expression. Here you can find our current and past projects.


Shepparton Culture Kitchen

From 31 Aug 2020

“A healthy food culture includes a large mix of different cultures and traditions…and foods that are created with love and shared with others” – Agoness Kuol



From 30 Jun 2021

Diasporas is created for, by and with diverse creatives as an artistic intervention to increase visibility, participation and equity in the arts towards a new arts ecology. More than a festival, Diasporas holds space for the interrogation and development of arts and cultural practice with diverse artists and communities. Diasporas is a springboard for building culture, connection and knowledge and a training ground for the next generation of producers, designers, technicians, and creatives.


Ahead of the Curve

From 19 Jul 2021

The Ahead of the Curve Commissions is for young and emerging artists of colour living around Melbourne, to create new digital artworks that respond to social challenges, including COVID-19.


Duniya Behter

From 11 Aug 2021

Duniya Behter: Creating a better world together.



From 5 Dec 2021

MAV’s latest program NEWPRINT is all about supporting young artists of colour living in outer urban and regional areas.


In Situ

From 6 Mar 2022

In Situ is a series of art installations, performances, gatherings, and events co-designed and programmed by local artists into public spaces across Dandenong, Noble Park, and Springvale from March – June 2022. Every activation is produced with the purpose to elevate and spotlight the strengths and creativity of diverse communities across the City of Greater Dandenong. Through the exchange of story, values, and creative practices across multiple artforms. Community method making and cultural design are at the core of its program delivery.

Past Projects