Nice to meet you. 

Settle in, grab a cup of tea & have a quick (or long)

look at these little videos. 

So what exactly is Pecha Kucha? 
Pecha Kucha Night was devised in Tokyo, Drawing its name from the Japanese term for the sound of "chit chat", it rests on a presentation format that is based on a simple idea: 20 images x 20 seconds. It's a format that makes presentations concise, and keeps things moving at a rapid pace. 

An Otherwise Quiet Room

An Otherwise Quiet Room is a Melbourne-based video series placing artists (songwriters) in local social spaces, 

Episodes feature interviews and duets between the featured songwriter and host / creator Mandy Connell. Mandy and her guest duet on one of her songs, a song by her guest, and a song by an independent artist, chosen by the guest. Each video also features a chat with the owner or manager of the social space hosting the performance.

Refugee Week, Thomatown, 2011


Online Databases

A selection of the collection is available for public view on the

Victorian Collections Database


Radio Interview

May 18, 2015: Listen to us on 3RRR's Room With A View.

Dec 30, 2015: Listen to us talking to Beth and Josie on 3RRR's Hullabaloo  

Sept 27 2016: Listen to us talking to Patricia Karvelas on the Drawing Room.



Press release 2016 Showcase @ Northcote Social Club

5 Generations - Il Globo


Creating Culture/Defining Diaspora press release

Creating Culture/Defining Diaspora Il Globo 

Blogs/ Online Profiles

Interview and Profile,  An otherwise quite room,

Moreland Sessions , Feb. 2018

Incursion @ Brunswick East Primary school blog                   

Radio National blog, Sept 27 2016