Kirby Fenwick, winner of the 2018 OFV Award

Kirby Fenwick, winner 2018 OHV Awards

Congratulations to Kirby Fenwick whose audio documentary ‘The First Friday in February‘ took out the 2018 Oral History Victoria Award at our awards and annual general meeting night on 25 October 2018.

Kirby’s documentary tells the story of the first AFLW game, between Collingwood and Carlton in February 2017, through the memories of women who were in the stands.

Thanks also to our other very worthy finalists in this year’s awards:

  • Lee Valentine and Ryan Gustafsson – Call Me by My Name, a series of moving and insightful podcasts with10 trans and gender diverse people in and around Melbourne
  • Rose Turtle – Light at the End – an oral history performance work where Rose asks refugees living in Victoria to respond to two intriguing questions, about a moment of light in their life and about what makes you strong.




2018 OHV award finalists

Finalists in the 2018 OHV Awards