Culture Guide: 10 – 16 January

January 11th 2022
Theatre

Black Brass

Black Brass is a play of voyaging and discovery told through music and song that span a continent (Shangana, Swahili, Kikuyu, Xhosa, as well as English). Soulful, uplifting, it takes everyone in the room into the rich complexity of here and now.”

WHEN: 6 – 23 Jan
WHERE: Upstairs Theatre,
Tickets and further info, here.

Journalling Session in the Park

I don't Journal but I want to

“Spacefloss will be facilitating journaling afternoons on a semi-regular basis at the park, (or other tbc locations) from 4:00-5:30pm.

“This will be a specific space and time to write about your day, your week, your secrets, the past or future, draw, sketch, organise your thoughts, write a list, write a poem, write a song, reflect, think or focus inwardly with a community.
consider bringing:
> notebook or paper
> pens / writing tools
> picnic rug / something to sit on
> your thoughts”

For more info, head here.

Coding Workshops (ages 8 - 12)

Learn to Code: Art (Ages 8–12)

“Create, play and remix with Scratch.

In this full-day workshop, participants will learn the basics of Scratch coding, while creating their own Scratch art!”

WHEN: 20 Jan
WHERE: The Powerhouse Mueseum
HOW MUCH: $110 ($100 for MAAS Member Child)

Bookings and further info, here.
Video Installation

Ecdysis

“Ecdysis is a scientific term describing the process by which reptiles shed their skin to allow for new growth. Cherine Fahd’s video installation brings together forty-four large-scale video portraits of women of different ages and walks of life, engaged in an act of struggle and surrender with the artist. Luminously projected in a darkened space, the shedding of skin suggested by these portraits raises tensions between control and release, bringing us to the precipice of transformation. Each subject’s performance tells a different story spanning resistance and acceptance, tenderness and strength, authority and vulnerability. ”

WHEN: 17 Nov 2021 – 30 Jan 2022
WHERE: Carriageworks
HOW MUCH: Free
For more info, head here. 

Creative Arts At Home Packs

Budjari Mudjingaal - Elders Ceramics Maker Kits

“Budjari Mudjingaal means ‘Good Friends’ in Dharawal language.

“The Elders’ Ceramic Maker Kits have been developed for the community by local ceramic artist Natalie Valiente and The Elders’ Ceramic Group in celebration of their 2021 exhibition of vessels and bouquets which responded to the short life expectancy of Aboriginal people and the increasing cost of sorry business.”

HOW MUCH: $55 per pack
Find more info, here.

Comedy

Preppers

“Escaping the fallout of a personal cataclysmic event, Charlie, a young Australian Aboriginal woman, finds herself at the centre of a mismatched community of doomsday preppers.”

Watch the first season, here.

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