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
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.
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
The Cowra Canowindra Art Project is running workshops as part of Cowra Festival of International Understanding 2014. Monday 30th September, participants learnt different vocal and movement mirror skills and games. After talking about what we felt and thought of these activities, we 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
Click here to article in Cowra Guardian We have decided to show a story about a Javanese composer who gets sent to an island for 15 years and make instruments to pass his time, and then we follow him up when he gets sent to Cowra for a year and then he leaves to Indonesia where he ev
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