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Beyond Borders

Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges

  • Beyond Borders

Refugees and asylum seekers in their own words.Many Australian Photographers Group (MAPgroup) collaborate with refugees and asylum seekers to share their experiences of seeking asylum under extremely challenging circumstances.

Refugees and asylum seekers in their own words.

Many Australian Photographers Group (MAPgroup) collaborate with refugees and asylum seekers to share their experiences of seeking asylum under extremely challenging circumstances.

Beyond Borders is a multimedia production and a powerful exhibition of photographs, which present an alternative view on one of the nation’s most divisive issues. Few of us have had the opportunity to know people in this harrowing position and hear their stories.

Participants – who are from countries including Burma, Afghanistan, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Eritrea and South Sudan – share their unique stories in their own words, reminding us that these are people, not problems.

MAPgroup, an independent association of approximately 40 documentary photographers, is recognised for telling stories not often told by the mainstream media.

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This is a free event

Facilities

  • Bar
  • Café
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Conference/convention facilities
  • Kiosk
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Public toilet
  • Shop

Accessibility

Disabled access available, contact operator for details

Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance

Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times

Suitable for guests with high support needs who uses a hoist and always travel with a carer

Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf

Suitable for guests with a vision impairment. Attained by providing for guests with partial vision impairment or total loss of useable vision

Entry cost

Free Entry