Australians head to Berlin and across the world

Creativity fund helps arts careers take flight. Twelve Australian artists head overseas thanks to professional development funding.
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Twelve Australian artists will share in over $32,000 in grant money to help develop their careers and extend their professional skills through residencies and mentorships in countries as diverse as Bangladesh and Japan.

Professional slam poet Emilie Zoey Baker was a previous grant recipient which allowed her to attend the Berlin International Literature Festival in 2010. She was the first Australian to go to the festival and the first Australian to win the Internationale Slam!Revue there.

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MaryLou Ciampa
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Mary-Lou Ciampa is a Victorian secondary school teacher and writer. Follow her@zialulu.