Explore the processes and works-in-progress of the Still Here LGBTQIA+ Lab participants. Still Here is a lab which amplifies the visibility of LGBTQIA+ artists in Western Australia, and in 2019 offered developmental opportunities for six emerging practitioners.
Perth’s only youth-oriented markets are back and this year we’re working with Perth Makers Market to make this year’s KickstART Market the biggest ever! Find beautiful handmade and original wares, including jewellery, fashion, homewares, stationery, artworks and delicious food to sample along your way.
Join us in the Courtyard at the State Theatre Centre of WA for an eclectic music line-up curated by young people to offer something for everyone. Support young Western Australian artists and immerse yourself in special performances from KickstART Music features a diverse line-up of local emerging acts at KickstART Music.
A solidarity event where young creative people who identify as Asian can take part in meaningful conversations about self, identity and creative practices in a supportive space.
A behind the scenes tour that provides unique insight into Shaun Tan’s creative mind and artistic body of work. Join State Library of WA staff at the Cicada exhibition and move to three different locations throughout the library to view oil paintings, unpublished illustrations, sculptures, notebooks, and sketches.
Join Zal Kanga-Parabia and Shaun Nannup for an introduction to the sky, the stars and the spaces in between. Drawing on Indigenous knowledge, star lore and contemporary models, you will be guided through an introductory story of the stars and why they matter.
Häxa House casts a casual, intimate approach to hosting an array of visual art, live poetry and experimental music. Come join this collective of local curators as they invite you to celebrate weirdness, experimentation and generosity. Featuring visual artists, poets, musicians and other local makers. Häxa emphasises a DIY, inclusive and collaborative approach to creativity.
Bring your bio-degradable glitter, your favourite people and your dancing shoes. We hope this can be the cliché prom you secretly wanted in school, yet probably didn’t get to experience. Fancy frocks and outfits are encouraged, but definitely not required. No prom kings and queens will be appointed but you can still wear crowns if you want. If you believe that you are royalty, we agree wholeheartedly.
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 and the City of Perth.
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