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A Manifesto To Softness

  • City Arts Space Northbridge Piazza Northbridge, WA, 6003 Australia (map)
Manifesto to softness

A Manifesto To Softness celebrates and captures the moments when we feel most ‘soft’.

Using the intimate mediums of portrait photography and poetry, this exhibition explores how we experience softness through sensations, in particular places, towards others and within ourselves. Audio of selected participants’ discussions with the artist - recorded prior to being photographed - encourages viewers to reflect on what the concept of softness means to them, and provides an insight into the artists’ creative theory.

The City Arts Space is open from 10.00am until 4.00pm, seven days a week.

About Effie Windberg

Effie Windberg is an emerging multidisciplinary artist, respected community organiser and mother to a four-year-old child, working and living on Walyalup land (Fremantle, Western Australia). Windberg uses film photography, analogue collage and poetry to reflect upon the workings of the subconscious mind, and to explore how societal expectations affect who we are, how we think, and how we express and understand ourselves. This is her first exhibition.


Launch Event: Sunday 14 April, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
When: Wednesday 10 April - Tuesday 16 April, 10am - 4pm
Where: City Arts Space, Northbridge Piazza

About the Youth Week WA KickstART Festival

Now in its ninth consecutive year, the Youth Week WA KickstART Festival offers young people aged 12 - 26 an extensive range of free workshops, performances, exhibitions, talks, special events, and new initiatives for 2019.

The Youth Week WA KickstART Festival 2019 is presented by Propel Youth Arts WA, and is funded by the State Government of Western Australia. The KickstART Festival is also supported by Lotterywest, the City of Perth, and the Perth Theatre Trust.

Earlier Event: April 22
Later Event: April 13
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