Artist Talks: Art, Borders and Community
Six speakers will talk for six minutes each on topics, including borders and community.
WHEN: 5.30PM, Friday 24 July 2020
WHERE: Old Customs House, 8 Phillimore Street, Fremantle
COST: Artsource members free, general admission $8. Soup $15pp
Join us for lively talks and relaxed peer discussion with 5.30pm Friday 24 July 2020, Old Customs House, 8 Phillimore Street, Fremantle.
Six speakers will talk for six minutes each on topics including borders and community; set amongst and inspired by the Rawa Titungarala exhibition.
Gallery doors and bar open at 5.30pm. Talks start at 6pm.
For those wishing to stay on, soup is served at 7pm for some informal dining and peer discussion set among the Rawa Titungarala exhibition. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options are available. Please register as places are limited.
Ron Bradfield Jnr.
As the Chief Yarning Officer of Yarns R Us, Ron facilitates cultural conversations across all levels of our communities, helping Australians to revisit their own personal stories and then, challenging them to reassess the ways in which they are connected, to the place they call home. Ron is also a storyteller and maker; he has worked in and around the arts across remote, regional and metropolitan Western Australia for 15 years - often supporting the development of artists - as they explore the ways in which they can grow and share their creative practices here in Western Australia.
KIERAN WONG IS A CO-FOUNDER AND PRINCIPAL AT THEFULCRUM.AGENCY, A CREATIVE CONSULTANCY THAT LEVERAGES COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL OUTCOMES THROUGH EVIDENCED-BASED DESIGN STRATEGY, ADVOCACY AND RESEARCH.
Kieran’s portfolio includes urban design and architectural projects that have been awarded by the Australian Institute of Architects across commercial, public, urban design, interiors, education and residential categories, as well as winning the Australian Award for Urban Design and an International Award for Public Participation. His writing has been published widely on topics covering urban renewal, Indigenous housing and new models of design practice and procurement.
Kieran is an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at Monash University; Industry Partner for the University of Sydney’s Health Habitat Incubator; Project Advisor for University Queensland’s Pilot Research project into the Northern Territory’s Room to Breathe Housing Program; and State Advisor: Architecture on the New Museum Project in Perth’s Cultural Centre. He is currently leading a series of projects with Indigenous communities on the Groote Archipelago, NT and in Minjerribah, QLD that seek to improve quality of life through better housing and community infrastructure.
Madeleine Van Der List
MADELEINE VAN DER LIST IS THE CURATOR OF RAWA TITUNGARALA, ON RETURN FROM AN 18 MONTH APPOINTMENT AS ART CENTRE MANAGER FOR TJARLIRLI ART IN TJUKURLA AND DOCKER RIVER COMMUNITIES ON THE BORDER OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA AND NORTHERN TERRITORY.
During her appointment with Tjarlirli she began discussions with International Art Space as a host community for Spaced 4: ‘Rural Utopias’ program. Madeleine has always been oriented to developmental opportunities for artists and art workers to diversify their engagement in the art centre.
Madeleine has been a visual art educator across secondary and primary schools across Perth and Victoria informing her approach to the effective delivery of course content exploring the different frameworks schools have used. Madeleine’s diverse background in Art, Education and Marketing informs her development of creative projects looking at different ways artists can engage with their community.