ICE Clips – The Artists and Participants

Curated by: Morgan Graham
 

Hearing an artist speak on their work provides a deeper insight into the thoughts involved in the creative processes. These clips aim to shed light upon the participants and the artists who ICE has engaged with over the years.

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A Group of Seven – Michael Watson

In 2013, Make Art Make Change scouted three talented young Aboriginal artists from around NSW and supported them in creating unique artworks that pack positive health messages.
Michael Watson, 18, talks about his artwork ‘A Group of Seven’ as part of the project.

Credits

Artist: Michael Watson
Director: Vanna Seang, Jerome Pearce
Cinematographer: Vanna Seang, Jerome Pearce
Partners: NSW Health, Arts NSW and Gadigal Information Service

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Make Art Make Change – Condobolin

In 2013, Make Art Make Change scouted three talented young Aboriginal artists from around NSW and supported them in creating unique artworks that pack positive health messages.
Lionel Wood, Michael Watson and Roy Peterson introduce themselves and talk about how they have found the Make Art Make Change project.

Credits

Featuring: Heather Blackley, Tascha Dickson, Brigid Palin, Roy Peterson, Michael Watson and Lionel Wood
Director: Maria Tran
Cinematographer: Maria Tran
Partners: NSW Health, Arts NSW and Gadigal Information Service

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Family Creative Hub – Pilot program (Pendle Hill)

This year ICE is running the Family Creative Hub which engages newly arrived refugee and migrant families with preschool children in creative activities including digital storytelling, creative writing, illustration, creative play using puppetry and performance, sound, digital photography and video. Mums and their children at the Pendle Hill Multicultural Playgroup took part in 4 sessions of creative play and digital media, facilitated by artists.

Credits

Participants: Pendle Hill Multicultural Playgroup coordinated by Boronia Multicultrual Services
Director: Eddie Abd
Cinematographer: Eddie Abd
Partners: WestWords, Boronia Multicultural Services

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The Story Exchange 2009 – Stage One

Stage One of The Story Exchange 2009 involved ICE facilitators working with Penrith City Council to deliver workshops in Londonderry and Oxley Public Schools. The participants were taught how to work with digital cameras and Photoshop to create artworks about their community.
This clip features participants speaking about their work and the skills they have learned.

Credits

Participants: Oxley Public School students, Heather Chaffey, Maylei Hunt, Vanna Seang
Director: Vanna Seang
Cinematographer: Vanna Seang
Partners: Penrith City Council

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Dare to Dream

Dare to Dream was a 2013 project for young people from Kingswood Park Public School. Participants used digital photography, storytelling and sound recording to create works about their dreams for the future.
The works were exhibited as an interactive photographic maze and shared with families and friends at the Kingswood Park Neighbourhood centre. The works also went into a 2014 calendar that can be seen on fridges all over the community.

Credits

Participants: Kingswood Park Public School
Director: Christian Tancred
Cinematographer: Christian Tancred
Partners: Napean Community Neighbourhood Services

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Koori Story Exchange – Possums Week 1

The 2011 Koori Story Exchange project took digital arts workshops to give young Aboriginal participants the skills and opportunities to reflect on their culture, community and lives.
The stories created were then shared with the rest of the community at a public launch event.

Credits

Participants: Braddock Public School
Director: Christian Tancred
Cinematographer: Isaac Parsons
Partners: Napean Community & Neighbourhood Services, Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, Penrith City Council, Department of Community Services – Human Services