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Gary Paramanathan

Outreach Manager

Gary Paramanathan works at the intersection of arts, culture and community. Born in Sri Lanka and raised in Australia, Gary studied arts management, screen and media. He has written and directed a number of short films, including for ABC iView. He has written feature essays and recounted personal narratives including for The Guardian. Gary also runs a regular live storytelling night focusing on POC stories, called Them Heavy People. Gary is passionate about migrant and diaspora storytelling, and hopes to add to the rich tapestry of diverse Australian storytelling.