Projects

Melbourne Pride March 2017

In cohorts with good friend Mark Nannup, Jessie was featured in the Star Observer Magazine for the 2017 Pride March as part of the Midsummer Festival. This was the first year they had an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander float lead the parade 🙂 Read more →

National Library of Australia – Folk Fellowship 2017

In 2016 and 2017, Jessie Lloyd was the recipient of the National Library of Australia the 2017 Folk Fellowship for her work with Mission Songs Project. The annual National Folk Fellowship is offered jointly by the National Library of Australia and the National Folk Festival. The National Library holds the most significant folklore and related collections in Australia. The Fellowship offers… Read more →

Artist Residency in Banff, Canada

In Oct 2016, Jessie was chosen to represent Australia in the Indigenous tri-nation project called Re(claim) hosted by Banff Arts Centre in Cananda. Re(Claim) is an interdisciplinary music program in which Indigenous artists ‘reclaim’ the era of silent films, moving and still images made about Indigenous peoples. Through live performance, music creation, composition, song, spoken word, dance, film and photography,… Read more →

State Library of Victoria – Creative Fellowship 2016

In 2016 and 2017, Jessie Lloyd was the recipient of the State Library of Victoria Creative Fellowship for her work with Mission Songs Project.   The Library’s Creative Fellowship program provides artists and scholars with a unique and supportive environment in which to immerse themselves in our collections. We invite recipients to be inspired by, repurpose, transform or imaginatively respond… Read more →