The Growing Up with Cancer project was supported under the Australian Research Council's Linkage Projects funding scheme (project number LP0883632). The project was conducted by the Sydney Health Ethics (VELiM) at the University of Sydney, the Children’s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Newcastle, with CanTeen as the Linkage partner.

Growing Up With Cancer Project Team

  • Associate Professor Ian Kerridge (Chief Investigator)
  • Dr Christopher Jordens (Chief Investigator)
  • Kris Smith (Artist and Chief Investigator)
  • Professor David Bennett (Partner Investigator)
  • Dr Pandora Patterson (Partner Investigator)
  • Dr Julie Mooney-Somers (Project Co-ordinator)
  • Peter Lewis (PhD Candidate & Researcher)
  • Sandy Bliim (Exhibition & Catalogue Co-ordinator)
  • Dr Fiona McDonald (CanTeen Liaison)

Growing Up With Cancer Project artists

Anonymous, Dan Haslam, Danielle, Evie Bell, Glenn Cotterell, James Henderson, J de Silva, Jonathan Andreas, Joel Steele, Kahlia Wilson, Keira Menzies, Khaled Haddad, Lydia, Matt Lovini, Melia Jade Barthlomeusz, Michon Collins, Seb Graham, Sophie Cassar, Supersam

Supporting venues on tour

  • Parramatta Riverside Theatres, 24 September to 14 October 2012
  • Xavier Space, Saint Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, 15 October to 9 November 2012
  • The Children’s Hospital At Westmead, 11 November to 6 December 2012
  • Federation Square, Melbourne, 18 February to 22 February 2013
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, 26 February to 18 April 2013
  • Downing Centre, Sydney, 1 to 31 May 2013
  • University of Sydney Law Library as part of the Head on Photo Festival 31 May to 22 July 2013
  • Wallsend Library, Newcastle, 22 October to 1 December 2013

Special thanks

Special thanks to all those who helped to make our exhibitions such a great success at:

  • Parramatta Riverside Theatres – Operations Co-ordinator Melanie Bloch, Front of House Team Leader Michael Ranieri, and the staging crew
  • Xavier Space, Saint Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney – Curator Kim Vaughn and Assistant Curator Katarina Cvitkovic
  • The Children’s Hospital at Westmead – Public Relations Manager Leonie Leonard and Youth Arts Worker and Arts Co-ordinator Elise Franke
  • Federation Square, Melbourne – Event Co-ordinator Georgia Royes
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Curator – Peter Mac Art Collection Svetlana Karovich,
  • Downing Centre, Sydney – Senior Facilities Manager Robert Cowburn
  • Eckersley’s Art & Craft, St Leonards – Assistant Marketing Manager Kylie Caponas and Assistant Manager, Leandro Woodman
  • University of Sydney Law Library – Co-ordinator Library Communications Rhonda Myers, the librarians
  • Head On Photo Festival – Anita Schwartz and the Head On team.