We sat down with Cultural Development Officer at Redfern Community Centre, and longtime Redfern local, Kristina Karasula.
What is it like being Redfern community manager?
It's a wonderful diverse role that allows me the privilege to create meaningful engagement opportunities between people, communities and organisation
Who are some of your favourite artists? What attracts you to their work?
Tony Albert - for his quirky and poignant use of pop iconic items that play into history Adam Hill - local original political insightful Del Kathryn Barton colourful - reflect family - life - ongoing process never complete Dorothy Napangardi - deep emotive and meaningful, love the use of blacks whites greys subtle but powerful.
What top 3 things would you recommend to a visitor in Redfern?
The community street murals; the community centre; 107 Projects; and the quirky bars and cafes.