Aims + Objectives
- To respond to the lack of appropriate and affordable space in the inner city for independent artists whose work is enhanced by closer proximity and collaboration.
- To equip art workers with the necessary skills to enable a sustainable and financially viable future in the creative industries.
- To foster new directions in the contemporary arts through a collaborative approach to practice based research, community building, and innovation in the arts, seeking out new partnerships and working with leaders in the fields of visual and screen based mediums, digital media, and performance.
- To strengthen the catalytic role that creative spaces play in the formation and enacting of community.
- To acknowledge the work done by small to medium creative producers in the city as a contribution to enhancing the vitality and dynamism of city living.
- To better connect existing artists and artist run spaces (as hubs of creative ingenuity) with the commercial trade of the city through its business and community leadership streams.
- To foster innovation in artist service provision by encouraging dialogue among artists and civic leaders, and experimenting with the development of new models for artist led management.
- To provide excellence in governance through our artistic directorate and board of directors.
- Ensure sufficient resources are maintained and effectively managed to achieve the aims of Pabrik Productions and the artist run space 'Bill and George'.
- Recognise the sovereignty of indigenous people of this land and endeavor to encourage the participation of indigenous artists and community workers in the implementation of Pabrik Productions charter.
- Recognise the rights of people with disabilities and/or special needs and encourage and support their access to contemporary arts and artist run spaces.
- Lobby for increased support, funding and recognition for the Arts and Culture.
- Provide a supportive environment for the development of innovative and experimental small to medium scale interdisciplinary studio practice in the City of Sydney.
- Present and provoke opportunities for artist run initiatives to interact with their local community.
- Facilitate dialogue between artist led initiatives, business professionals, indigenous leaders and other civic posts in the Local Government Area, on the role and possibilities for creative industry partnerships.
- Nurture leadership and foster business acumen among Sydney’s thriving artist run initiative scene for the development of a robust creative industry practice.
- Participate in the development of critical hybrid art practices of international significance.
- Participate in the local community across the full spectrum of diversity and expertise.
- Promote art education and community involvement in the arts.
- Liaise with and make recommendations to all levels of Government and other appropriate bodies, regarding Art and Culture, and all issues associated therewith.