Founder and Artistic Director, Denni Scott Davis has been awarded as an individual, the Australia Council Creative Producer funding for the 2012 project ‘Ties that Bind’ which will explore through digital stories / imagery, music/ soundscape, physical theatre and dance …the connections & relationships between people that creates community social cohesion and inclusion. The project will focus on Kempsey and the Macleay Valley building on the last three years of the Cross Currents Strategy which has been support by the Australia Council of the Arts, Regional Arts NSW and the CocaCola Australia Foundation.
While in Europe, Denni will meet with Benoit Duchateau-Arminjon in Paris. Benoit is the founder of Krousar Thmey whose work in Cambodia supports over three thousand disadvantaged Khmer. Slippry Sirkus will collaborate with Krousar Thmey in Cambodia as a legacy project to honour Benoit’s work and the twenty years of support that Peter Carrette (Photographer & Philanthropist extraordinaire) provided to the organization.
Krousar Thmey 20th year anniversary
After working across July in Wugularr (Beswick) in Central Arnhem, Miss Amy Edgington, Community Cultural Development worker mentored by Denni Scott Davis has been invited to stay and work in several communities in the Arnhem region.
Keep an eye out for Yanni Scott Davis digital portrait which as finalist in the 2011 National Gallery Contemporary Portrait Prize and is part of a national travelling exhibition http://www.portrait.gov.au/site/
The 2010/11 digital story installation and portrait outcome of ‘Looking Back to The Future’ which focused on ageing and early onset dementia continues to be exhibited and over August was on view at the Bellingen Regional Library. The intergenerational digital story project was delvered in partnership with Nambucca Valley Community Social Council and in collaboration with Aboriginal Aged Care, Nambucca Valley TAFE with funding from the Australian Government, Department of Health & Ageing
More news from the Cambodian |Space Project who are currently touring Europe and whose efforts to regenerate contemporary Cambodian Music is being met with recognition and support from across the world…
Cambodian Space Project will return to our fair shores in December commencing a tour of Oz in Darwin…
For further information : www.myspace.com/theCambodianspaceproject
Emerging Visual Artist and Creative designer currently in her final year at R.M.I.T
..a founding member of Slippry Sirkus ….look for a more in depth profile in Septembers ‘Watch This Space’