Following its successful inaugural year, The Ethics Centre Residency Program returns in 2024 with 17 new residents at the Centre’s CBD headquarters.

From an extraordinary field of quality applications, this year’s cohort showcases original thinking and projects exploring an ethical aspect of topics as diverse as fieldwork, scent, cultural appropriation, villainhood, and voluntary assisted dying.

Our 2024 Residents are veterinarian Dr Anne Quain, anthropologist group Anthroprospective, Clockfire Theatre Companywriter Erica J. Brennanchoreographer and researcher Jason Pitt, JAWI Australian Indonesian Muslim Association, artist and researcher Julie Monro-Allison, psychiatrist and psychedelic therapy guide Dr Lauren Macdonald with death doula Justine Topfer, sustainable fashion activist Sally Jackson, wildlife veterinarian Dr Michelle Campbell-Wardolfactory artist Nadia Vitlin, Nautanki Theatre Company, director Nell Ranney and actor/writer Jonny Hawkinstheatre maker Sarah Easterman, Slanted Theatreyouth-focused not-for-profit Yung Prodigy, and an artist taking part in Sydney Fringe Festival 2024.

Residencies will take place across the year, with opportunities provided for participants to collaborate and engage with philosophers, Centre staff, community and audiences.

Image: Representatives from the 2024 Residency Program in The Ethics Centre. Photo Anna Kucera.



Dr Anne Quain


Clockfire Theatre Company

Erica J. Brennan

Jason Pitt

JAWI Australian Indonesian Muslim Association

Julie Monro-Allison

Dr Lauren Macdonald and Justine Topfer

Sally Jackson

Dr Michelle Campbell-Ward

Nadia Vitlin

Nautanki Theatre Company

Nell Ranney and Jonny Hawkins

Sarah Easterman

Slanted Theatre

Yung Prodigy

Sydney Fringe Festival

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