Training

A’ was aimless, but not now. Now he works for a pretty good hourly rate in a highly skilled profession, which if he did want to keep going and go and work in the film industry that’s a possibility for him, but that’s not the sole purpose of the program. It’s not about skilling peopleup  to send them out of community because that doesn’t work for most of the kids that I’ve seen.  It’s about saying that with these skills you can find ways to be useful in your own community, it’s about community viability’   Fleur Parry, Djilpin Arts. 2008

Slippry Sirkus offers mentoring & training to emerging artists, community workers, service providers & youth services.  Providing opportunities to work at a grass root level alongside Slippry Sirkus artists in a skill exchange that provides practical ‘hands on’ experience in cultural community development and arts engagement practises.

To provide viability and sustainability for young people and their communities, Slippry Sirkus identifies and encourages emerging artists and community artists by providing continuing online support and information to build strategies and projects, source funding and resources, to strengthen arts practise and enterprise.

'Handle With Care' Project

‘The Journey' shares insights from the young people from the sixteen communities who participated in this two year project.

 

Galleries

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Have a look at the images that capture some of  the many project highlights

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Media Comment

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There has been very positive responses to our projects across a broad sector of the community

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Making Music

Listen to the songs created by the young people about the lives, their families and their communities.

Bourke Girls Track