The peak body for youth arts in Western Australia
This workshop is about committing to your photography as more than just a hobby; but as a part of your daily life and identity. Nirrimi Firebrace is an inspirational young creative, photographer and writer at fireandjoy.com. Guided by her personal experiences, Nirrimi will demonstrate ways you can find your own style, create productive habits, plan projects, and share your work. It’s about taking your dreams seriously. Not someday, right now.
Taking a killer picture of someone harder than you thought? Tasha has got you covered! Tasha Tong-Faye is a creative portrait, fashion and fine art photographer and has some serious experience in portraiture photography. With her guidance and help from a couple models, Tasha will take you around Northbridge to show you what to look for when taking a standout portrait shot whilst using some of the best urban backdrops Perth has to offer.
On Saturday 22 September 2018, Propel Youth Arts WA once again invites you to join us in documenting 24 hours of life in Western Australia directly through your eyes! Every year, hundreds of people across WA simultaneously step behind their cameras to capture and submit an image from their day to Mosaic, a community-driven photography project and exhibition.
Why should networking be awkward and boring? As part of the MOSAIC Project, Propel Youth Arts WA is inviting you to our first ever young creatives picnic. Hosted by our jack of all trades and Propel legend Zal Kanga-Parabia, you will be able to chat to some of Zal’s friends in Perth’s professional and emerging photographer community. Meet like-minded people and make new friends as you chat about all things photography over a lovely picnic spread in the sun.
Been imaging the Milky Way? Maybe some planets, stars or constellations through a lens or telescope? This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work with photographer and space enthusiast Zal Kanga-Parabia to use the LCO, a global, research grade telescope network to image and learn about space. Using archived images of planets and the galaxy, participants will learn editing techniques and how these images are used for vital research.
This must-see series is a Travelling Exhibition from the National Gallery of Australia. It is a rare opportunity to view these renowned works that depict the story of the outlaw Kelly, and evidence Nolan’s characteristic expressive landscapes and vivid storytelling techniques.
When the science laboratory, Skylab, finally crash lands near Esperance, no-one in the community could not have prepared themselves for what happened next. Dreamtime meets Monkey Magic in this sci-fi comedy, a world premiere new Western Australian work and inaugural co-production with Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company.
Artistic explorers of a different kind are celebrated in spaced 3: north by southeast. Six Australian artists completed residencies in the Nordic heartlands of Finland, Iceland, Denmark and Sweden and five Nordic artists found their place in Western Australia’s rural and remote communities. Through sculpture, video, photography and installation, this show is an enlightening series of vignettes onto the world we know, and the world we have yet to understand.
s it art? Science? Or both. Including a range of strange, bewildering, rarely seen and, just maybe, brand new organisms, this exhibition defies categorisation. In the anniversary year of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, the provocative project asks some moral as well as creative questions about how science operates today and might in the future.
Co3 has a contemporary dance season at the Studio Underground, State Theatre Centre of WA, running 12 - 16 September. Celebrating a powerhouse of female choreographers, WA Dance Makers Project is part of the MOVEME Festival 2018 and is not to be missed!
Jamie lives in a concrete jungle, a fast-paced and busy city. From her window high above the city Jamie dreams of making friends with animals, but Mum and Dad won’t let her have a pet in the apartment. Tonight, her dreams will take her on a one-of-a-kind visit to the zoo, where she discovers the remarkable joy an animal can bring into her life. The Night Zoo explores the special connection between humans and animals and the importance of caring for another living thing.
In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play is a sassy play about power and passion. Acclaimed American playwright, Sarah Ruhl, re-imagines the curious chapter in the early history of psychotherapy, when women were treated with a certain mechanical device. A hysterical parlour drama bound to create a buzz!
A Film Festival for films written, produced by and starring University students and young adults from Western Australia. This festival gives opportunities for students and emerging film makers to express their creativity and prowess in screenplay, production and post-production of films.
The John Bell Scholarship is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for students living in regional or remote areas, who are interested in a career as a performer. Applications are now being accepted via the Bell Shakespere website
The 2018 AWESOME Festival (28 September – 12 October) is fast approaching, and they are on the lookout for a team of superstar volunteers to help run the festival!
Are you interested in visual arts, photography, gallery exhibitions or all of the above? We want passionate volunteers to join us for the 2018 MOSAIC Project.
As members of the 2019 KickstART Planning Committee you will play a key role in the planning and decision-making for the design and programming of the Festival.