Choreographer Melanie Lane has showcased her work at dance festivals worldwide. In 2015 Melanie was resident director at Lucy Guerin Inc. and has been commissioned by Chunky Move, Sydney Dance Company and Schauspeil Leipzig. An Australian-Indonesian artist, Melanie used this opportunity to research and develop new work, exploring the influence of her Indonesian heritage on her choreographic practice.

Rosie Clynes is an emerging writer and performer whose work explores ancestry and identity. Since graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2015, her psychedelic, jazz-infused work has been Greenroom Award nominated and won Best Cabaret at Melbourne Fringe 2016. While in Jakarta Rosie created a new theatre work exploring Australia's complex relationship with multiculturalism.

Annee Lawrence's novel, The Colour of Dissonance, set in Sydney and Central Java is currently under consideration with One World publishers (UK). At Komunitas Salihara in Jakarta, Annee undertook research for a novel about Australian Molly Bondan (nee Warner). Dondan is known for her involvement in the Indonesian independence movement, her husband Mohamad Bondan was an Indonesian Nationalist exiled to Australia following his arrest as a political prisoner of the Netherlands East Indies. As part of her exchange Annee participated in panel discussions.Insert New Container