15 Cigarettes

January 2022 —
December 2023
Confronting cross-generational loneliness
15 Cigarettes

15 Cigarettes is a project that responded to the increase of social isolation and loneliness experienced by seniors during the onset of the pandemic. It supports local senior creatives, artists and arts workers to connect, build relationships and collaborate on creating artistic outcomes that are shaped by the conversations and ideas that unfold during the process.


Creative team: Gillian Kayrooz, Aunty Badiha, Claudia Chidiac, Aunty Faride', Yamane Fayed, Aunty Shams, Aunty Rehab and Eddie Abd.

Creative producer: Eddie Abd

Partners: Olivetree Women's Network and Community Minds




This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body, through project funding.

This project is supported by the Sydney Community Foundation.

This project is supported by Create NSW through multi-year funding.