Amee Porter is a paper artist and designer whose home is a remote million-acre cattle station and tourism business in the heart of the Central Australian desert, located 85km from Ayers Rock (Uluru). Amee uses native grasses to economically and sustainably produce paper, art and jewellery. She specialises in handmade paper production and facilitates hand papermaking workshops for Curtin Springs Paper.

Photo-media artist Cherine Fahd's multi award winning work is represented in public collections within Australia and overseas. Fahd has been awarded the Ulrick Schubert Photography Award and National Photography Prize. She is currently Senior Lecturer of Photography at University of Sydney. During her exchange Fahd focused on the performance of the human face as a signifier of identity. This enabled the development of new skills in sculpture and performance training.

Miles Allinson's first novel Fever of Animals won the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript in 2014 and the People's Choice Award at both the Western Australian and the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards in 2016. He was a Creative Fellow at the State Library Victoria and is currently writing his second novel, In Moonland. On exchange Miles continued working his second novel, which explores the political, artistic and religious legacy of the 1970s. His work explores the myths that underpin Australia's changing relationship with India.

Born and raised in New Dehli, India, Naina Sen is currently based in Darwin. An award-winning filmmaker and video artist, specialising in cross-cultural storytelling, she has produced visual projections for 'Arrkanala Lyilhtjika' the celebrated performance work of The Central Australian Aboriginal Women's Choir. On exchange Naina collaborated with local female artists to create work that explores the intersection of ritual, art, culture, gender, identity and cross-platform storytelling.

Suneeta Peres da Costa is a highly acclaimed writer and has contributed to Australian literature as an editor, critic, broadcaster, teacher and mentor. Her latest novella, Saudade, about Goan migrants to Portuguese Angola and the legacy of Portuguese slavery will be published in early 2018. Based in India Suneeta promoted Saudade, while undertaking research and draft development for a new literary work.