We would like to thank the following individuals for contributing to our fundraising campaign (more story is available from this link). Because of you, Weizen Ho, Alan Schacher and Shigeki Sano to perform at the Japanese Cemetery in Cowra with Bianca Reggio, Lauren Townsend and Rio So
Guinness Book Record Holder for origami crane folding, artist Hiromi Ashlin from the Happy Bird Project visited Cowra in March 2014 as part of the Cowra Canowindra Community / Civilian Internment Arts Project and conducted a series of origami crane folding workshops. Hiromi visited th
Documentation excerpt Artists: Weizen Ho, Alan Schacher, Shigeki Sano, Ria Soemardjo, Bianca Reggio, Lauren Townsend; Video: David Hansen with Jack Warren Ceremonial Performance was part of the Cowra Civilian Internment Program’s commemorative ceremony for civilian internees bur
Artists: Jumaadi with Ria Soemardjo (viola, found objects / instruments), Graham Apthorpe (tenor banjo and mandolin), Lawrance Ryan (vocals), Philippa Patterson (guitar), and Marc Mcleish (guitar); Video: David Hansen with Jack Warren.
COWRA-CANOWINDRA INTERGENERATIONAL COMMUNITY ARTS PROJECT Summary by WeiZen Ho and Alan Schacher Voice and Movement Workshop Facilitators, 23 Sept – 4 Oct 2013 written 15th Oct 2013 It was encouraging to see through the process with some of the workshop participants, especially
On the 1st of October, the participants of the Movement and Voice workshop enjoyed a variety of leading / following activities at a range of levels of difficulty and ease. After this, we sat down talking about our family histories to make a poetic song / chant as part of the video we
Read the Cowra Community news “A story born in the shadows” Listen to interview with Jumaadi The venue was packed at the Council Shopfront last Friday night as Jumaadi and his team presented their work Sounds of Flapping Bird The Gamelan Maker, Shadow on the Wooden Wal
In the shadow puppet workshop we have been drawing and cutting out cardboard cut-outs of some puppets to make a story. It has been fun and I have learnt how to make and use shadow puppets to make a movie or show, and also learnt some important Cowra history during the making of this d