Fabrics of Multicultural Australia (FOMA) is a sustainable platform that stimulates economic growth for the creative sector, generates bilateral trading opportunities, and fosters social cohesion.
FOMA works in collaboration with Foreign Governments and their Trade Commissions based across Australia.
FOMA leverages the influence of arts and culture across a variety of mediums and showcases to a global audience the interweaving threads that collectively form the unique identity of contemporary Australia.
Stemming from our nation’s diverse landscape are a myriad of unique stories, perspectives, customs and social identities, all of which function harmoniously to position multiculturalism as one of Australia’s greatest strengths.
FOMA through an exciting line up of annual initiatives that comprise of activations, panel discussions, cultural exhibits and runway shows in collaboration with Foreign governments and Cultural Institutions, FOMA will serve to further sustain Australia’s diverse creative sector.
FOMA is proudly supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, NSW.
Major Breakthrough for Participating FOMA Designers over the years
Indigenous FOMA Designer 2018 Colleen Tighe Johnson named NSW Emerging Creative Talent at 2018 NSW Creative Achievement Awards - read more here
Anjilla Seddeqi, FOMA 2019 Refugee Designer from Afghanistan featured in Harper's Bazaar centre spread post the runway and is now a renowned name in the industry - read more here