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1 ANIMATING SPACES REVITIALISING REGIONAL COMMUNITIES THROUGH THE ARTS

2 A STATE-WIDE PROJECT THAT REVITALISES PLACES AND SPACES THROUGH COMMUNITY-LED ARTS ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS

3 An.i.mate /ane,mat/ Verb Bring to life. Adjective Alive or having life (often as a contrast with inanimate) To animate is to give life to; fill with life. To impart interest or zest to; enliven. To fill with spirit, courage or resolution; encourage To inspire to action; prompt To impart motion or activity to To make, design or produce (a cartoon, for example) so as to create the illusion of motion.

4 FIVE COMMUNITIES SELECTED FOR PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT IN 2013

5 THE VISION: EACH COMMUNITY DELIVERS THREE ARTS PROJECTS WHERE ART ANIMATES OR BRINGS NEW SPACES AND PLACES TO LIFE, CULMINATING IN A WEEKEND OF ARTS ACTIVITY IN 2013.

6 Short term outcomes Employing and mentoring local artists Increasing participation in the arts Building community capacity Strengthening unique sense of place and community identity Developing inclusive and resilient communities :

7 Long term outcomes Strengthening the local arts industry Developing a sustainable signature activity or event that contributes to regional identity and pride Building regional distinctiveness and strengthening features of the communities cultural tourism industry. Promoting the value of arts and culture as a key strategy for regional renewal

8 Key Performance Indicators Number of artists and art workers engaged Number of the participants in the program Number of new partnerships formed and developed

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10 CHARTERS TOWERS Remote 1354 km from Brisbane, Population 12,978: Gold mining, cattle, historic buildings PROJECTS- Late September : A Walk Through Letters: (Digital Projected Art) CBD. 2: Letters in Life: Sculptures in the World (Sculpture/Public Art) Main Street 3: The Exchange: Letters in Performance (Theatre) Stock Exchange Arcade.

11 PROJECT 1: A WALK THROUGH LETTERS - THE WORLD PROJECTED (DIGITAL PROJECTED ART) CHARTERS TOWERS CBD. CHARTERS TOWERS

12 Project 1: Charters Towers A Walk Through Letters: The World Projected (Digital Projected Art) Charters Towers CBD. This project will take views on a walk up the main street of Charters Towers after dark, exploring the concept of letters through digital projections onto significant buildings. Projections will incorporate image and text relating to specific historical and contemporary interpretations relevant to each building, drawing on actual letters, poetry by local residents and stories from the community. The walk will end at the Stock Exchange, where the Towers Players will stage a performance based on letters, with dinner to follow. Key Artist: Karen Tenni Coordinator: Karen Tenni Student Skills Required: Animation, Acting, Architecture

13 PROJECT 2: LETTERS IN LIFE SCULPTURES IN THE WORLD (SCULPTURE/PUBLIC ART) MAIN STREET CHARTERS TOWERS

14 Project 2: Charters Towers Re-texted: Sculptures in the World. (Sculpture/Public Art) Main Street CT Working in predominantly vintage, found metal and using steel objects which reflect the make up of Charters Towers and its surrounds to create sculptures which incorporate many examples (historic and modern) of text in its many forms (eg number plates, serial numbers, cattle brands) to create large sculptures representative of the Charters Towers area. Participants will learn the skills necessary to create their own sculptures in the future. Key Artist: Sue Tilley Coordinator: Robyn Barrie Student Skills Required: Industrial Design, Interactive Media,

15 PROJECT 3: THE EXCHANGE LETTERS IN PERFORMANCE (THEATRE) STOCK EXCHANGE ARCADE CHARTERS TOWERS

16 Project 3: Charters Towers The Exchange Letters in Performance (Theatre) Stock Exchange Arcade. Audience members will finish their Walk Through Letters at the Stock Exchange where a series of small skits and other performance pieces written by local authors will be performed. The writing will take place under the guidance of an author / playwright with experience in bringing history to life. The performances will be staged by the local amateur theatre group, Towers Players Inc. Dinner will then be served in the Stock Exchange. Student Skills Required: Creative Writing, Acting, Drama Key Artist: Susan Prince Coordinator: Rowan Lowe

17 EUDLO ARIA: Regional 85 km from Brisbane, inland from the Sunshine Coast, population 1,128. Historically a forestry and timber-milling town, now surrounds a National Park with a focus on organic food industry and the Chenrezig Buddhist Retreat. PROJECTS-6 th September : The Cultural Seeding- (music and dance) Eudlo Hall/Central Tree 2: Timeline Wall (sculpture-public art) Olsens Mill Park 3: Emerging Youth-(street art mural)-Eudlo Skate park

18 PROJECT 1: THE CULTURAL SEEDING (MUSIC AND DANCE) EUDLO HALL/CENTRAL TREE EUDLO

19 Project 1: Eudlo The Cultural Seeding (music and dance) Eudlo Hall/Central Tree. Student Skills Required: Performance, Music, Media + Communications Key Artists: Louise King, Linley Boyle, Bonnie Jenkins, Renee Balu. Coordinator: Louise King A performing arts event consisting of separate community performances exploring Indigenous culture, community identity, cultural heritage, natural and man-made spaces in Eudlo village. 1Gubbi Gubbi Dance – Indigenous call to country & fire / smoke ceremony 2Dusk Mantra - involving community and childrens choirs, didgeridoo, professional singer, flautist, percussionist, and cellist 2Creative Dance Performance - choreographed and directed by Linley Boyle with visual imagery projections created by Bonnie Jenkins

20 PROJECT 2: TIMELINE WALL (SCULPTURE-PUBLIC ART) OLSENS MILL PARK EUDLO

21 Project 2: Eudlo Timeline Wall (sculpture-public art) Olsens Mill Park Student Skills Required: Entertainment, Landscape Architecture, Visual Arts. Key Artist: Jackie Gasson, Deborah Plumb, Peter Scott Coordinator: Jackie Gasson To build a wall onto which community art works (ceramic tiles, decals and small sculptural work) will be placed. Suncoast Clay Workers will conduct several street workshops which will allow Eudlo residents to decorate tiles. Members of the Gubbi Gubbi community will be invited to decorate a number of tiles which will depict their story of Eudlo. Workshops will be conducted for children, so that they can produce some small 3D object to be applied to the Wall. Suncoast Clay Workers will produce a series of tiles with decal photos depicting some of Eudlo's history and local places of interest.

22 PROJECT 3: EMERGING YOUTH (STREET ART MURAL) EUDLO SKATE PARK EUDLO

23 Project 3: Eudlo Emerging Youth (street art mural) Eudlo Skate park Student Skills Required : Entertainment, Technical Production, Media + Communications Key Artists: Louise King, Linley Boyle, Bonnie Jenkins, Renee Balu. Coordinator: Maya Carter-Malins A mural painted directly onto the skate park by two professional mural/spray paint artists from the Nowhere Art Group. The installation to include three panels painted by local young people and professional artists in a series of workshops delivered by the Nowhere Art Group artists which will be placed around the skate park in consultation with the community and council. Located in the centre of town, the mural will be designed to give Eudlo a contemporary arts theme that engages and inspires and uplifts. There will also be an Indigenous Hip Hop group performance at Eudlo skate park - choreographed and directed by De Greer-Yindmincarlie.

24 HERVEY BAY ARIA: Regional 290 km from Brisbane: Population 103,358, coastal village, the whale-watching capital of Australia. PROJECTS-last weekend in August 1:Whalesong Conceptual (instrument building) Urangan Pier. 2:Whalesong Instrumental (whale communication trail) Point Vernon, Scarness Park. 3: Whalesong Orchestra (performance) Quota Park.

25 PROJECT 1: WHALESONG CONCEPTUAL (INSTRUMENT BUILDING) DISCOVERY CENTRE FLEXISPACE AND URANGAN PIER. HERVEY BAY

26 Project 1: Hervey Bay Whalesong Conceptual (instrument building) Discovery Centre Flexispace and Urangan Pier. Student Skills Required: Fashion, Film, TV and New Media, Music Key Artists: Jodie Muraca Coordinator: Jodie Muraca Whalesong Conceptual will consist of two weekend workshops with children (up to 13 years) that will explore ways of communicating with whales and other sea creatures through sound. The workshops aim to collaboratively develop concepts to inform the design and construction of public instruments that make use of recycled materials (Whalesong - Instrumental) to be utilised for performances (Whalesong - Orchestral).

27 PROJECT 2: WHALESONG INSTRUMENTAL (WHALE COMMUNICATION TRAIL) POINT VERNON, SCARNESS PARK. HERVEY BAY

28 Project 2: Hervey Bay Whalesong Instrumental (whale communication trail) Discovery Centre, Flexispace, Point Vernon, Scarness Park, Urangan Pier, Quota Park. Student Skills Required: Architecture, Industrial Design, Music + Sound Key Artists: Simon Mackie Coordinator: Jodie Muraca Whalesong - Instrumental will draw and build on the children's ideas from Whalesong - Conceptual to inform the design and construction of public sculptural instruments from a variety of locally sourced recycled materials, such as large industrial machinery. Artists will collaboratively explore ways of making sounds and reproducing them on a larger scale, methods of interaction with public art/spaces as well as design and safety considerations.

29 PROJECT 3: WHALESONG ORCHESTRA (PERFORMANCE) QUOTA PARK. HERVEY BAY

30 Project 3: Hervey Bay Whalesong Orchestra (performance) Quota Park Student Skills Required: Entertainment, Dance, Media + Communications Key Artists: Julie Morrison Coordinator: Trevor Franklin To create song and music to link concepts and installations of whales and creatures of the sea presented in Project 1, interpreting the question from Project 1 - How can we ensure everyone could share a message, song or story? It is envisioned this will be done via song writing workshops, musical workshops and possibly complementary choreography culminating in performances.

31 REDLANDS ARIA Regional 50 km from Brisbane:Population144,936, Cleveland area near Moreton Bay, Farmlands developed into suburbia PROJECTS: 14, th June, : Ignite Redlands –Light Arts Festival (digital light projections) Raby Bay & Bloomfield Street, Cleveland. 2: Redlands Ignite (arts workshops, market + community art installations) Raby Bay Foreshore 3:Transart (Performance) on buses trains and ferries. Buses, Trains, Ferries, Jetty, Train Platform

32 PROJECT 1: IGNITE REDLANDS- LIGHT ARTS FESTIVAL (DIGITAL LIGHT PROJECTIONS) RABY BAY & BLOOMFIELD STREET, CLEVELAND REDLANDS

33 Student Skills Required : Animation, Interactive + Visual Design, Media + Communications Key Artists: Daniel Anderson, Jeffrey Warnick, Craig Tapp Coordinator: May Sheppard Light art installations on show for 3 days. School children, retirement village residents and local arts communities will be encouraged to manufacture light art for the parade.` Project 1: Redlands Ignite Redlands- Light Arts Festival (digital light projections) Raby Bay & Bloomfield Street, Cleveland

34 PROJECT 2: REDLANDS IGNITE (ARTS WORKSHOP MARKET) RABY BAY FORESHORE REDLANDS

35 Student Skills Required : Entertainment, Visual Arts, Media + Communications Key Artists: Sue Beyer, Lesa Hepburn, Carly Kotynski Coordinator: Tania Davidson Project 2: Redlands Redlands Ignite (arts workshops, market + community art installations) Raby Bay Foreshore The ideas behind the workshops are connected directly to the idea of light; Its effects through transparent surfaces, the shadows cast by objects inhibiting light, uses of light reflecting and enhancing materials and surfaces. The workshops also aim to promote art methods that leave minimal footprint. By using recycled and repurposed materials and by striving to abolish waste and damage that could be left after the workshops have ended. The diversity in projects will ensure a broad range of participants.

36 PROJECT 3: TRANSART (PERFORMANCE) BUSES, TRAINS, FERRIES, JETTY, TRAIN PLATFORM REDLANDS

37 Student Skills Required : Choreography, Film, Music Composition Key Artists: Ludy Sigrist, Adam Dunn Coordinator: Karen Henderson Entertainers performing on and alongside buses, trains, ferries, jetties and platforms. Entertainment will cater for all ages and be conducted in day time and night time around Cleveland which is the end of the train line and gateway to Moreton Bay. Project 3: Redlands Transart (Performance) Buses, Trains, Ferries, Jetty, Train Platform

38 PROJECTS: 23rd + 24th August, :Real Time Your Time (interactive video installation) CBD Buildings 2:Story Telling Wall (Urban Art with young people) Serls Laneway, Chandler Laneway. 3:UP The Creek (site specific ephemeral sculpture) Gowrie Creek TOOWOOMBA ARIA: Regional 125 km from Brisbane: Population 163,936. Agricultural farming hub on the Tablelands of the Great Dividing Range.

39 PROJECT 1: REAL TIME YOUR TIME (INTERACTIVE VIDEO INSTALLATION) CBD BUILDINGS TOOWOOMBA

40 Student Skills Required : Animation, Interactive + Visual Design Key Artists: Kirsty Lee, Aidan Ryan, Tarn McLean, Rick Carlsson Coordinator: Tarn McLean Project 1: Toowoomba Real Time Your Time (interactive video installation) CBD Buildings a public, interactive video installation which investigates the shifting realities of space, redefining what space is in relation to painting. A real time recording of the public will be discreetly installed within a public space in Toowoombas CBD over the course of the weekend.

41 PROJECT 2: STORY TELLING WALL (URBAN ART WITH YOUNG PEOPLE) SERLS LANEWAY, CHANDLER LANEWAY. TOOWOOMBA

42 Student Skills Required: Visual Arts, Film + TV, New Media Key Artists: Ian McCallum, Alison Mooney, Creepy, Phibs, Numbskull, Gimmicks Coordinator: Ian McCallum Project 2: Toowoomba Story Telling Wall (Urban Art with young people) Serls Laneway, Chandler Laneway. Workshops for local children with author and teacher Emma McTaggart. The stories will be collated and drawn up into one big long- running comic book-like artwork. This artwork will collectively tell the stories of the new generation and what they think it means to live here in Toowoomba. The professional artists will take these stories and draw them up into long images to be put up onto the walls by experienced graffiti artists.

43 PROJECT 3: UP THE CREEK (SITE SPECIFIC EPHEMERAL SCULPTURE) GOWRIE CREEK TOOWOOMBA

44 Student Skills Required: Landscape architecture, Urban Design, Visual Arts Key Artists: Rachel Price, Christian Low, Jesse Wright Coordinator: Andrew MacDonald Project 3: Toowoomba Up The Creek (site specific ephemeral sculpture) Gowrie Creek This proposal is to clear a section of a creek bank (with infestations of introduced flora) as part of a regeneration program, then use the felled trees and/or branches in ephemeral artworks. These works could stay as markers to the actual site, or be redeployed elsewhere along the creek.

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