Statement of Purpose

SEAM Inc aims to develop and support the creation of new performance and visual artworks that:

  • motivate people to actively care for the natural environment
  • connect communities with the place they live
  • build relationships between disparate communities
  • develop skills relevant to creating a sustainable environment.

To develop artistic processes and outcomes in collaboration with artists, creative businesses and communities that foster flexibility and resilience and a readiness for climate adaption.

To engage people of all ages with issues of sustainability through participation and play, as a way to move beyond abstract thinking into active and imaginative problem solving.


If you would like to support our organisation and get regular information about our projects, you can become a SEAM member. We are offering an introductory membership price of $10 for individuals and $50 for organisations from 1st December 2015 – 30 June 2016. Fill out the attached form if you would like to join.

Membership form

Co-founders and directors:

Tracy Bourne, Artistic Director, M:, E: 0431 449 692

Tracy is a singer and singing teacher, writer and director. She was Lecturer in Singing at the University of Ballarat from 2000-2012, and is currently undertaking a PhD on music theatre voice. She has worked with many choirs in Melbourne and regional Victoria, and has adjudicated and led workshops on music theatre vocal techniques around the country. She has written and directed a number of theatre works with an environmental and social justice focus including plays, cabaret, and large scale community arts projects.

DUST is a show by Donna Jackson, with music by Mark Seymour, about asbestos and mesothelioma

Lisa Kendal, Sustainability Director, M:, E: 0438 029 676

Lisa Kendal is a sustainability professional with a love for the arts and a passion for community engagement. She has particular knowledge and experience in motivating people to take action in response to climate change, and she has a keen interest in working with young people to imagine and achieve a positive future.

Over the past 20 years Lisa has worked on a wide range of community focused engagement and extension activities and projects.  She was the first Executive Officer of community climate action group BREAZE, and has postgraduate qualifications in environmental science and land use planning.

Lisa again 30 Oct 2015 min