Faces of East Timor

A celebration of art and photography supporting Future in Youth - Give Now

See exclusive works produced by Tony Amaral, Tristan Velasco and Dean Allen-Craig supporting Future in Youth. Run by the School of Exercise science the program promotes health, wellbeing and life skills to youth in East Timor through sport. ACU has made an eight year philanthropic commitment and this exhibition supports the people of Baucau.

Dates: 11 to 27 July 2013

Hours of opening: 11am to 4pm, Monday to Saturday

Location: ACU McGlade Gallery, 25a Barker Rd, Strathfield NSW

Artworks by Tony Amaral

The first East Timorese artist to graduate from the National Art School in Sydney, Tony has been invited by ACU Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Craven as a visiting artist from Arte Moris in Dili, East Timor for this exclusive exhibition. His artworks are influenced by his experience of growing up in Indonesian occupied East Timor.

Photography by Tristan Velasco

Multimedia artist and ACU staff member, Tristan visited East Timor in 2012. His photos actively capture Future in Youth soccer coaching and mentoring on location in Baucau, East Timor.

Video by Dean Allen-Craig

TV News reporter turned video producer, Dean has produced an inspirational video about Future in Youth featuring interviews with ACU Exercise Science students and project leaders, AFL Brownlow medallist Dr Ross Smith, Dr Paul Callery and Sandy Allen-Craig. ACU would like to thank Dean for his voluntary contribution in support of the program.