Darwin Community Arts testimonials 

Some words of support from our community

Phone: (08) 8945 7347 | email: admin@darwincommunityarts.org.au | Main building: 2-3,1 Travers Street Coconut Grove | Website: darwincommunityarts.org.au

Video by Tarzan JungleQueen

Darwin Community Arts showreel 2021 

Our Vision: A Darwin Region where art is made and shared by all, where that art cherishes our communities and our planet.

Phone: (08) 8945 7347 | email: admin@darwincommunityarts.org.au | Main building: 2-3,1 Travers Street Coconut Grove | Website: darwincommunityarts.org.au

Video by Tarzan JungleQueen

Short Film Project for Daminmin supported by Festivals Australia

Yangal Sharing Knowledge was made on the land of the Limilngan-Wulna people. A film about continuing generations of weavers capturing the stories, practices, and philosophies of Marguerite Hayes, Norma Benger, Lynette Kenyon, and Tiarnnah Kenyon

Film Maker Naina Sen  

Proudly supported by Pudakul Aboriginal Cultural Tours, Festivals Australia, Darwin Community Arts, Australia Council for the Arts and Arts NT.


Keith Daniel Godfrey a.k.a mewe Artist Statement

mewe created large-scale mural works at our UNTiTLED gallery in April 2022. He use’s repetition, fragmented text, layering and abstraction to echo the psychological experiences of being repeatedly punished for being dyslexic. 

Video and interview by Matthew van Roden (2022)

LUMINOUS is an all-abilities theatre company based on the artist ensemble. Director, Tania Lieman, leads the ensemble and pulls together the teams best suited to serving the artists and the shows that they are creating. Resident theatre company of Darwin Community Arts, Luminous trains weekly and are currently exploring blacklight theatre and working on their first play for children titled ‘Trash Magic’. Tania Lieman Producer/Writer,/Director/Puppet maker, Puppeteer Kyle Adams – Performer, Puppeteer and Sound Designer Omri Mason – Performer, Puppeteer and Designer Bryn Whackett – Performer/Puppeteer El IBo – Performer/Puppeteer Manny Dado – Head Puppeteer, Performer.

Artists are mentored by Tania Lieman and Manny Dado.

This project was first funded by Arts NT for Strategic Development Initiative for employment pathways and training for artists with a disability. This also included Rebecca Hell as a puppeteer/performer and to contribute deaf signing for songs. Rebecca will participate in the Darwin season performances.

Video by Channel NT

Join Tarzan JungleQueen (Darwin Community Arts – Creative Producer) in a full Stencil Screen Printing Workshop. In this video, you will learn about bridging to create more detailed stencil lettering. Plus, Tarzan shares an easy way to plan your text on the page As you’ll discover from this how-to video, the process of creating print onto shirts, cushions, and other fabrics can allow you to unleash your creativity and spread your message.

Video by Channel NT

Fist Full of Films Festival 2021

Featuring award-winning short films, documentaries, music videos, mobile films, drone video, experimental film and more. These special film nights will celebrate the talents of the NT’s filmmakers. A fabulous program of short films.

Harmony Soiree Promo 2020

2020 – an annual multicultural music and dance festival.

Darwin Community Arts showreel 2019

Video by Tarzan JungleQueen (2019)


Dream Animate

Eight animations drawn and edited on either mobile phones or iPads for our DIY Animate workshop program (2020-21). The theme was ‘dreams during the covid pandemic’. The workshops were facilitated by Levin Diatschenko and Jack Tinapple.  This DCA program was kindly funded by a Digital Adaption Grant from the Northern Territory Government and coordinated by Georgia Glen.

Annie Moors Artist Residency

Annie Moors is a Yurrwi/Milingimbi woman and emerging visual artist based in Darwin. Much of Annie’s artistic practice and subject matter is related to her Yolngu culture, family and country of Yurrwi/Milingimbi in North East Arnhem Land. This residency was centred around a mentorship program. Annie is one of the artists participating in DCA’s Arts Access program.

Video by Eve Pawlik

WHO WE ARE – FREE SPACE STUDIO  short promotional video

Video by Sam Frederick 

The Free Space Studio

The Free Space Studio artists exhibition Who We Are featured ten artists and was on display at four locations around Darwin, through the City Of Darwin’s Citylife Platform.

Video by Tarzan JungleQueen (2019).

Talking to the future

In this publication, we hear from 5 visual artists from the Free Space Studio, as they discuss their artworks in response to the theme of Talking To The Future. The artists works explore the theme in many interesting ways – from planning parties; to the importance of family, to pop-culture and saving the environment.

Video by Tarzan JungleQueen (2019).

Darwin Community Arts 2019

Video by Tarzan JungleQueen (2019)