Wild Things Forest Fundraiser calls for art and energy

November 4, 2011

New Folk are looking for donations of artworks and energies to auction at the Wild Things Forest Fundraiser. This festival event will be a celebration of all the hard work and incredible energy that goes into the ongoing battle to protect our forests. Artists and artisans are sought after for three main happenings at the event.

  1. A Silent Art Auction will feature as part of the festival, showing some of the amazing art that our natural world inspires. Artworks will auctioned and bids placed over the evening with a reserve price nominated by the artist. 30% of the winning bid will be returned to the artist and the remaining 70% will be donated to the ongoing campaign to protect Victoria’s native forests and to assist with the Save Sylvia Creek campaign.
  2. The Wild Things Bizarre will also be featured as a lounge space hosting lots of other random fundraising happenings. Face painters, body painters, hairdressers, tattooists and the like are also sought after for the event.
  3. The Restorative Gallery will be a healing space and is looking for healers who can give massage, reiki, shiatsu, etc to help raise funds.

Please contact New Folk or email info@newfolk.com.au if you have skills, energy or artwork you would like to contribute.

Sisters for Sisters Melbourne fundraiser

July 26, 2011 7:30 pm

A night of spoken word, music, dance and creative expression from sisters of diverse cultural backgrounds in support of Asha India – Helping the Aapne Aap Women’s collective to empower sex-workers and their children in the heart of red-light district in Mumbai. Brothers are welcome too !! More info

Fundraiser: Get Rachael Cassar to New York Fashion Week – This Saturday

July 9, 2011 3:00 pm


Rachael has been selected by New York Fashion Week to show her collection on the catwalk in September. She is one of only seven emerging designers from around the world selected by the show’s organisers.

We love Rachael’s eco fashion so much we produced a feature on her that you can read here

Drinks, eats and entertainment will be provided and it is being held at Balmain Road Antiques Centre where you will also be able to browse through 50 shops crammed full of collectables, curios, vintage and antique furniture, decorative arts and more!! Discounts will also be on offer from many of the shops!

Book your ticket here

Bid for your Fest La Frog hand crafted door

The great Fest La Frog arts auction is live.  Proceeds go to great work of Beyond Zero Emissions, so please post a bid and send to your friends.

Fest la Frog is a showcase of sustainable organic music and art which was held at Melbourne’s CERES Environment Park on Saturday 9 April 2011.

Twelve artists decorated eight doors which were mounted to form a door henge.

Click here to see the artwork and place your bid

Anime in the Arvo – Fundraiser for Japan at Federation Square

March 26, 2011


JAPANESE music, film and culture will take over Fed Square in a bid to raise funds for earthquake and tsunami survivors. The Japan Exchange and Teaching Alumni Association will host Anime in the Arvo, from 3pm.

Entertainment will include Japanese taiko drumming, local musicians, cosplay, anime cartoonists and a film showing courtesy of the Melbourne International Film Festival at 5pm. More info here