About this Speaker
Alec Reade is an artist, producer, community arts facilitator and curator. Alec is a co-founder of Oceanic Art Collective, New Wayfinders. They have an interest in artistic narratives of empowerment that decentralise whiteness, with a focus on community organising, intercultural collaboration and the platforming of Oceanic arts on Kulin Nation lands and beyond.
Alec is an Associate Producer for Next Wave Festival 2020, a volunteer with Pacific Climate Warriors, is part of the Brimbank Arts Advisory Committee and is a board member for SEVENTH Gallery, as an Engagement Liaison.
New Wayfinders is first and foremost a community for solidarity between Pacific people looking to reclaim and explore their cultural identity through art based on the Kulin Nations (Melbourne). The group acts as a platform for Oceanic artists using creativity to reclaim identity, build community and agency in self- representation.