Grace McQuilten is an Honorary Fellow in the School of Culture and Communications at the University of Melbourne, Australia looking at the relationship between art, money, and social enterprise. She is the founder and CEO of The Social Studio, a design-based social enterprise working with refugee youth. In 2011 she curated an exhibition at the Ian Potter Museum of Art entitled Mis-design.
The Social Studio is a fashion label, café and social enterprise in Melbourne, Australia. Design is a vehicle to generate education and employment opportunities for young people with talent from refugee backgrounds. A retail shop sells beautifully crafted products made in-house and promotes sustainable and ethical fashion. Events and workshops … Continue reading →