Christopher Saunders

Property Co-ordinator, Renew Newcastle

Christopher has worked as a Creative Producer for 20 years with national arts and social change organisation, Big hART. This work has involved diverse communities and individuals around Australia in participatory arts practice.

His most publicised work is with the Northcott Public Housing community in Sydney. Here he produced the site-specific performance event StickybrickS and photographic exhibition tenant by tenant for the 2006 Sydney Festival as well as the ABC TV documentary 900 Neighbours. He was instrumental in facilitating the World Health Organisation’s Accreditation for Northcott as a Safe Community in 2007.

Christopher moved with his family to Newcastle in 2011 and is currently producer and project manager for the Regal Cinema restoration and re-imagination in Birmingham Gardens.