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Arts grant recipients September 2019

Gabriella Munro as May and Samuel Ireland as Col in Feet First Collective's WA premiere of Sarah Grochala's 'S-27' in the Pavlich Room, Fremantle Arts Centre. Photo by Suzie Blatchford / Pixel Poetry

Kelsey Ashe Giambazi

Project: Pearls and Blackbirds

A film exploring the history of WA’s pearling industry; the lives and stories of female Aboriginal divers and Japanese migrants that traversed Fremantle and Northern WA ports in the late 1880s. The work will be projected onto the sails of the Pearl Lugger boat ‘Rose F’ in Fremantle’s Fishing Boat Harbour in a free, public event accompanied by dance, music and a Japanese tea ceremony.

Held: 22 November 2019

Pippa Hurst

Project: Design_Freo

An expanding community of talented and award-winning designers call Freo home. Design_Freo is an organisation and online platform that celebrates and shares great design and launches in 2020 with the inaugural Freo Design Week.

Proposed date: 22 November 2019–7 February 2020

The Watercolour Society of WA Inc.

Project: The International Watercolour Exhibition Fremantle

A meeting of local, national and overseas watercolour societies and artists in Fremantle, plus showcase for the diversity and versatility of the medium. This four-week exhibition in the Moore Building will additionally encompass a plein air watercolour competition, demonstrations and workshops delivered by held by world-renowned watercolourists Joseph Zbukvic, Amit Kapoor and Herman Pekel.

Proposed date: 1 March–14 April 2020

Mitch Harvey

Project: Lies Within

A new contemporary dance work exploring femininity and masculinity. Choreographer Mitch Harvey, musician Kieran O’Regan and Sydney based dancers Zachary Lopez and Tiana Lung will bring this art form to a broad audience in the Fremantle Street Arts Festival.

Proposed date: 10–13 April 2020

SHAC (Sustainable Housing for Artists & Creatives)

Project: SHAC Incubate

The development and delivery of SHAC Incubate, a mentorship program that pairs experienced practitioners with emerging artists to challenge, extend and collaborate across art forms. The program will culminate with public performances, workshops and an exhibition at SHAC.

Proposed date: 25 April–10 May 2020



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