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Home / Member / Ms. Vyvienne Abla
“Vyvienne’s reputation as a highly competent producer with deep connections in the arts community of Western Sydney as well as broad connections in the contemporary music industry in Australia and internationally proceeds her" - Michael Dagostino (Director, Campbelltown Arts Centre)

Vyvienne Abla has been working in the music and creative industries for 18 years locally and across the globe. 2007 she founded Vyva Entertainment, using HipHop and music culture to empower others, with a focus on integrating industry, education and community to create unique pathways for youth, artists and professionals. 2015, she launched 4ESydney, the only festival and conference of its kind in Australia, specialising in HipHop culture and multi-artform, interdisciplinary practice. For the community, by the community, 4ESydney, continues to gradually build a global infrastructure and platform for HipHop in Australia. Over the years Vyv’s work has gained international attention, being invited to speak in NZ, USA, UK, Europe and Middle East as a result of her initiatives and work in Western Sydney and Australia more broadly. She is also Artist Manager for rapper and music composer DOBBY, rapper BARKAA and Producer for Luka Lesson’s ODYSSEUS.

Artist Profiles & Major Projects

  • Luka Lesson

Member of

  • HipHop Advisory Committee, ARIA 2020-21
  • Riverside Theatre Board, Parramatta 2019-21

Selected for

  • Australian Women in Music Awards, SSI Arts & Culture Delegation 2019 (1 of 6)
  • Creative Development Fellowship, Create NSW 2019-20: 1 of 11 (state-wide)
  • The Seed Fund Residency 2019: 1 of 30 (nationally)
  • IETM Campus Residency, Croatia 2018: 1 of 29 (globally)
  • Future Leaders Program, Australia Council for the Arts 2018: 1 of 19 (nationally)


  • Nominated: Outstanding Community Partnership, Zest Awards 2020
  • Winner: Creative Arts Woman of The Year, Local Women’s Awards 2018
  • Winner: Community Business Partnership for 4ESydney, Zest Awards 2018
  • Nominated: All-Age Ambassadors Award, National Live Music Awards 2016

International Producer & Production Experience

  • Shubbak Festival, London 2017 and 2019
  • Dubai Design Week, UAE 2018
  • Hammana Artist House, Lebanon 2018

 Invited Speaker

  • Youth Voice Week in London, UK 2020
  • 33rd World Conference of International Society for Music Education (ISME) in Baku, Azerbaijan 2018
  • Community Music Pre-Conference, Georgia 10-14/07/18
  • Engaging with Communities: Creative Pedagogies, New Zealand 22-25/11/17
  • Inclusive & Cohesive Communities in NSW Conference 2-3/11/17
  • LGNSW Conference: Integrating new elements/building in audience sectors for your events 18/9/17
  • TafeNSW Bankstown Community Services Graduation 31/5/17
  • French Parliament House 13/7/16