If the stars could speak

Photo: Michelle Xen for Museum of Brisbane. Over the years, we’ve received and heard some touching stories from star weavers around the world. Sometimes it’s a note with the stars sent in, or a story I've heard when running/attending a star weave jam. I know many of you have heard moving stories or witnessed extraordinary behaviour from star weavers in your community too. I'm confident that many have cried, like me, and unashamedly, because there are no words that we could have said to inspire people to dive in and create and be part of something bigger. One of the strengths of this movement, is that we can have different values, view points and politics and be located in opposite ends of th

International Women's Day 2018 #1WD2018

This month is full of IWD2018 events, workshops and talks both locally and across the country. I know it can get overwhelming at times, but if you can't make any events, know that women around the world are gathering, celebrating, and remembering everything we have achieved together, all the people we love and pray for and reigniting our commitment to work for women's rights around the world. There are 2 exciting events happening for me and the One Million Stars project. On Thursday 8 March, I've been invited to speak at an event organised by Queensland based artist and star supporter, Tamara Armstrong called 'Women of Colour' Creative Immersion. "a unique event to mark the unofficial openin

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The One Million Stars project acknowledges the traditional owners and continuing custodians of the lands and waters where we weave, live and play. We give our respect to elders past, present and emerging.


THANK YOU to everyone who helped to make the 2018 One Million Stars installation a reality. We did it! And it was BEAUTIFUL & POWERFUL!

The One Million Stars to End Violence project continues and is an ongoing international weaving movement created in 2012 by Pasifika weaving artist and entrepreneur, Maryann Talia Pau.

We understand this project has had a powerful impact for some people. For emotional and physical support, please speak with someone you trust or seek professional advice. You are important!

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