Parramatta Female Factory Precinct MEMORY Project
connecting past to present
Parramatta Female Factory Precinct Memory Project is a social history and contemporary art project centered on the historic institutions of the
Parramatta Female Factory Precinct
connecting past to present by engaging those who once resided in these institutions to actively participate in determining how their experiences are remembered, documented and interpreted.
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Explore the historic buildings of the Parramatta Female Factory, The Parramatta Lunatic Asylum, Roman Catholic Orphanage and the Parramatta Girls Home.
What was Parramatta Girls Home like? How did this affect women who were confined here as children? What do they hope for the future of the site?
CONNECTING PAST TO PRESENT
Activating this precinct through community projects
that encourage connectedness and social cohesion.
Bringing together artists, historians and Parragirls in a social history and contemporary art project that promotes understanding and reconciliation.
Auspiced through Manning Clark House, Canberra, the Parramatta Female Factory Precinct Memory Project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, it arts funding and advisory body, and is supported by the NSW Government through ArtsNSW.