L NATIONA EK E YOUTH W 2013
Unearth your creativity. Unleash your imagination! Uncover your artistic potential at one of the spectacular workshops, explore the hidden treasures and delights at the KickstART markets, let your imagination run wild in the wondrous hub space and immerse yourself in magnificent performances and exhibitions throughout the festival. The KickstART Festival is just one of many events held across the country as part of Be Active Be Happy Be You, National Youth Week 2013, the largest celebration of young people aged 12 - 25 in Australia. For the past three years, the Department for Communities, Propel Youth Arts WA and their partners have coordinated the KickstART Festival in Western Australia. KickstART is grounded in the community and driven by those with big ideas, open minds and great imaginations. It aims to showcase the skills and talents of young people; offers forums to raise important youth issues; provides skill development opportunities and a chance to explore the world of the arts. Special thanks to all of our generous sponsors and supporters, and to our incredible National Youth Week planning committee volunteers. We sincerely hope that you enjoy your time exploring, learning and creating at the KickstART Festival 2013!
The KickstART Markets are back for 2013! Weave your way through colourful stalls filled with original and handmade wares, see performances from local young people, get in touch with your creative side at a free workshop and don’t miss several of Western Australia’s most talented musicians as they grace the HOWL stage in Perth Cultural Centre. You’ll also want to check out the giant inflatable beehive installation, created by Matt McVeigh and Calvin Chee at the KickstART workshops. This is the biggest event on the KickstART Festival calendar, so make sure you explore the KickstART Markets!
TIMES & DATES WHEN: Saturday 6 April 2013, 12pm - 9pm WHERE: Perth Cultural Centre, Northbridge (Entry at the intersection of James and William Street) COST: Free entry! Bring cash to buy wares at the markets as there will be no EFTPOS facilities at the stalls. There are ATMs in the event vicinity.
MARKETS Thirty-seven young artists and creators will be selling their original and handmade wares at the KickstART Markets. You’ll be able to get your hands on original jewellery, fashion, homewares, stationery, portraits, prints and more! Community-based groups and organisations will also be present at the event, offering information, resources, advice and giveaways.
ART TRAIL If you’re an explorer at heart, we’ve got six FREE KickstART magnets for you to collect from various locations around the Perth Cultural Centre. Flip to the back of this program to find the locations marked on the map - happy hunting! top-left.pdf
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HOWL STAGE Love live music? So do we! Especially when itâ€™s made by WA locals. The HOWL Stage, presented by HyperFest and Music Feedback, boasts an eclectic mix of emerging artists and industry regulars across genres of folk, indie, hip hop, soul and rock. 1pm | Emilie Rose (acoustic) 2pm | Amanda Merdzan (acoustic) 3pm | The Colab Band 4pm | Rachel and Henry Climb a Hill 5pm |Those Wretched Horses 6pm | Odette Mercy Trio 7pm | UPNUP 8pm | The Weapon Is Sound
Youth Ballet WA will provide free workshops in Spanish and Contemporary Dance as well as fantastic short performances in each style. Come to the Urban Orchard between 1pm and 3pm to catch these great young dancers in action. You can also catch performances and demonstrations from Cultural Infusion throughout the day in the James St Amphitheatre.
Freestyle is a series of free workshops presented by Cultural Infusion. The workshops offer young people the chance to learn more about the four elements of hip hop; Breakdancing, MCing, DJing and Urban Art and will be held in the James St Amphitheatre. MCing with Trooth | 1.00pm -2.30pm This workshop will introduce you to the basics, and then give you a chance to MC yourself. Explore the world of lyrics and freestyling, discover how to write and deliver songs and learn to use puns and metaphors. Urban Art with Shime | 2.50pm -4.20pm After drawing a rough design on paper, you will create your own piece of urban art that you can take home. Breakdancing with Rami Barz | 4.40pm â€“ 6.10pm Breakdancing is one of the most exciting dynamic and entertaining forms of dance around today. You will be introduced to the culture and a chance to learn the foundation moves from a professional bboy. DJing with Lab Six | 6.30-8.00pm You will be introduced to DJing, with demonstrations and the chance for you to have a go. Learn the basics on professional equipment and try out some tricks!
The KickstART Hub is the site for heaps of events and activities throughout the festival! There will be scheduled events, such as workshops, forums and music events, but it will also be open to the public as a spot to read, relax, study or try your hand at an arty activity!
Have a go at finger knitting in the yarn corner Christmas has come early - decorate a tree! Grab a friend and hit the photo booth Make a paper crane and add to the growing collection What can you create with a giant block sculpture? Have some fun with Odd Anderson’s ‘Intent’ sculpture Ask a question or answer somebody else’s on the Q&A wall Have an arts business question? Check out the AMPLIFIER Arts Business Guide For Creative People There will be heaps more on offer so make sure you drop by!
OPENING HOURS 6 April - 5 May: Open daily 10am - 6pm (Closed 15, 16, 17 April except for programmed events). 6 May - 31 May: Open Wednesday - Sunday 10am - 6pm (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays).
WORKSHOPS The KickstART Festival offers a range of workshops and forums for you to get your creative juices flowing! All workshops are free*, so sign up for one today! *Please note, whilst all workshops are free, we will charge your credit/debit card you if you fail to attend without notifying Propel Youth Arts WA 24 hours prior to the workshop. The cost for non-attendance is $20 (or $15 for Propel members).
With the State Library of WA
Get creative with archival images from the State Library of Western Australiaâ€™s collection. Merge elements of our photographs with contemporary pictures to create a digital mash-up and reinvent the way you think about old photographs. WHEN: 6 April, 11am - 12.30pm and 10 April, 2 - 3.30pm WHERE: Meet at the KickstART Hub - 192 William Street. Workshop will be in the State Theatre Centre Rehearsal Room TO REGISTER: Visit kickstartfestival.com.au
LIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY With Stephen Humpleby
Come and have some fun with Light Trail Photography (also known as Light Art Performance or LAPP). This workshop will allow you to play with different light sources to create unique and interesting photographs. You will also learn how to create various light trails and mysterious orbs. WHEN: 10 April, 6 – 8pm| 24 April, 6 – 8pm | 2 May, 6 – 8pm WHERE: KickstART Hub - 192 William Street Northbridge TO REGISTER: Visit kickstartfestival.com.au
CACTUS CRAZE With Lex Randolph
Using the basic techniques of finger knitting and crochet, learn how to make your own miniature cactus. Or take to the streets and add to giant yarn bombed cacti around Northbridge! WHEN: 7 April, 1 – 4pm, 28 April, 1 – 4pm, 12 May, 1 – 4pm WHERE: KickstART Hub - 192 William Street Northbridge TO REGISTER: Visit kickstartfestival.com.au
PAINT YOUR SKATE DECK With Sarah Stirling
Join local graphic designer Sarah Stirling to create your very own skate deck art from scratch! You will learn how to prepare, sketch and paint your designs straight onto a blank skate deck. WHEN: 12 April, 2 - 4pm and 21 April, 11am - 1pm WHERE: KickstART Hub - 192 William Street, Northbridge TO REGISTER: Visit kickstartfestival.com.au
HIP HOP DANCE With Nikola Blake
Can you drop it like it’s hot, crank that soulja boy and shake it like a polaroid picture? Is your running man up there with the best of them? Sydney based dancer and member of dance 2XS, Nikola Blake will be teaching you hip hop moves to get you dance floor ready. WHEN: 13 April, 10 – 11.30am, 12 - 1.30pm WHERE: Meet at the KickstART Hub - 192 William Street. Workshop will be in the State Theatre Centre Rehearsal Room TO REGISTER: Visit kickstartfestival.com.au
CIRCUS SKILLS With Access Circus
Access Circus will be providing the big shoes and uni cycles- all you have to do is bring your friends and have some fun seeing how coordinated (or uncoordinated) you are! This workshop covers juggling, uni cycle, spin sticks, poi, spinning plates, story staff, hat juggling and hula hoops. WHEN: 13 April, 2 - 3.30pm and 26 April, 2 - 3.30pm WHERE: State Theatre Centre Courtyard. Access through the KickstART Hub - 192 William Street Northbridge TO REGISTER: Visit kickstartfestival.com.au
With Lady Bananas
Learn how to work a spray can with freelance artist Lady Bananas! You’ll be combining pre-cut basic stencils onto small canvases with spray paints and then working back into them with paint markers. WHEN: 14 April, 12 – 3pm WHERE: State Theatre Centre Courtyard. Access through the KickstART Hub - 192 William Street Northbridge TO REGISTER: Visit kickstartfestival.com.au
REMAKE YOUR WARDROBE With Zoe Trotman
Sick of your clothes but tight on cash? Why not REmake your wardrobe! Join Zoe Trotman as she takes you through the ins and outs of upcycling. Bring your dresses, bags, shoes and hats and get ready for a wardrobe makeover! WHEN: 19 April, 1- 4pm WHERE: Fashion Design Room, Central Tafe (Please meet at 19 Aberdeen Street, Northbridge) TO REGISTER: Visit kickstartfestival.com.au
MAGIC LANTERNS With Jenna Downing
Magic Lanterns were the earliest full-colour projectors. They were used by 18th century magicians and conjurers to astound and terrify audiences. Learn how easy it is to build one yourself! WHEN: 22 April 4 â€“ 6pm WHERE: KickstART Hub - 192 William Street Northbridge TO REGISTER: Visit kickstartfestival.com.au
FASHION ILLUSTRATION With Pippa McManus
Pippa McManus is a Perth-based fashion illustrator and incredible talent, working alongside designers such as Aurelio Costerella, Mary Katrantzou and Dolce and Gabbana at fashion events in New York, London, Sydney and Paris. Are you ready to learn the basics of fashion illustration from one of the best in the business? Sign up now! WHEN: 25 April, 3 – 5pm WHERE: KickstART Hub - 192 William Street Northbridge TO REGISTER: Visit kickstartfestival.com.au
With Jenna Downing
The Zoetrope – or ‘wheel of life’ – is a mechanical toy that uses optical illusion to turn multiple individual images into a moving image. Learn about the earliest form of film and create your own animation loop from scratch! WHEN: 11 May, 2 – 4pm WHERE: KickstART Hub - 192 William Street Northbridge TO REGISTER: Visit kickstartfestival.com.au
What subjects are you passionate about? What needs discussing? What is important to you? The KickstART Forums have been programmed by young people, for young people. They offer a platform for intelligent, insightful conversation about health and wellbeing, career development and broader social issues, and are being led by our industry leaders. All forums are free so check out whatâ€™s on offer and make sure you sign up to secure your place!
CRAZY, DEPRESSED + ANXIOUS The Stigma of Mental Health
We’ll be talking about mental health, with a specific focus on the common challenges faced by young people. SPEAKERS Mental Health Commission Represenatative | Annabeth Bateman (Headspace) | Kate McGill (Youth Focus) | Jessica Smith |Ashleigh Rich-Bowles (Act Belong Commit) WHEN: 8 April, 6 - 8.30pm WHERE: KickstART Hub- 192 William Street Northbridge TO REGISTER: Visit kickstartfestival.com.au
BREAKING INTO THE INDUSTRY Part One
Ever wondered how people break into competitive industries? Hear their stories first hand! This forum will focus on the Australian music, radio, and publishing sectors. SPEAKERS Chris Healing (Fat Shan Records) | Tiffany Leake (HyperFest) | Morgan Riley (Unlimited Magazine) | Sarah Tout (RTRfm) WHEN: 9 April, 6 – 9pm WHERE: KickstART Hub- 192 William Street Northbridge TO REGISTER: Visit kickstartfestival.com.au
WHAT GOES UNSPOKEN Understanding Aboriginal Issues
Join speakers in discussing issues faced by Indigenous Australian youth, Indigenous culture and language. SPEAKERS Kelsi Forrest (I am the Other) | Harley Johnston | Plus more to be announced WHEN: 11 April, 6 - 8pm WHERE: KickstART Hub- 192 William Street Northbridge TO REGISTER: Visit kickstartfestival.com.au
TALK IS CHEAP Youth + Politics
Do young people care enough to participate in the political arena? Can young people still have intelligent discussions about policy, despite the facts being drowned out or overshadowed in the media spotlight? Bring your questions to the table on April 16! SPEAKERS Warwick Gately (West Australian Electoral Commission) | Sophie Greer (Oaktree Foundation) | Craig Comrie (Youth Affairs Council of WA) | Conrad Liveris (Left Right Think Tank) WHEN: 16 April, 6 - 8pm WHERE: KickstART Hub- 192 William Street Northbridge TO REGISTER: Visit kickstartfestival.com.au
SEX ED 101 Lets talk about sex! We’ll be chatting about the ins and outs of sex and sexuality. STD’s, contraception, what’s ‘normal’ and what isn’t. From those who’ve never had sex, to the regular sex gods- there’s still more to learn, trust us! Bring your questions and we’ll sort out the answers. SPEAKERS Olivia Knowles (Freedom Centre) | Sarah Crawford (Quarry Sexual Health) | Jonathan O’Neill (Sexual Assault Resource Centre) | Chenae Doust (YEP Crew) | Jeremy Alman (YEP Crew) | Rachel Fuller (YEP Crew) WHEN: 18 April, 6 - 8.30pm WHERE: KickstART Hub- 192 William Street Northbridge TO REGISTER: Visit kickstartfestival.com.au
BREAKING INTO THE INDUSTRY Part Two
Ever wondered how people break into competitive industries? Hear their stories first hand! This forum will focus on the Australian visual arts, dance, theatre, photography and fashion arenas. SPEAKERS James Berlyn (Dance)| Arielle Gray (Theatre) | Duncan Barnes (Photography) | Hannah McGrath (Fashion)| Pippa McManus (Illustration) WHEN: 23 April, 6 – 9pm WHERE: KickstART Hub- 192 William Street Northbridge TO REGISTER: Visit kickstartfestival.com.au
GROW YOUR OWN SKETCHBOOK The Grow Your Own Sketchbook Project is back for 2013! Participants were each sent a sketchbook to fill with whatever they liked- cutouts, photos, illustrations or anything else creative! They then sent back the sketchbooks and they are now on display in the KickstART Hub! Over 170 young people participated from across Western Australia, including school groups, community groups and individuals.
CROPPED The Cropped short film project is a brand new addition to the KickstART Festival! We offered young creatives the opportunity to submit any short film they had created. Submissions could be current or past works, real or surreal, using any style. The submitted films are now playing on the Perth Cultural Centre screen and in the KickstART Hub. Weâ€™re really excited to be able to offer young people from around Western Australia the chance to show their work publically, and get involved with National Youth Week!
SUBMISSONS Game Over Swan View Senior High School Jeremy Taylor, Brodie Solich & Dylan Blanch Life of Cardboard Ellandar Productions Iskandar Sharazuddin, Elliott Cook, Darian Bradara & Wayne Nicholson One Split Second Crystal Andrews Over the Fence Presbyterian Ladies College Alex Eftos, Caitlin White & Saskia Wield Play Lunch Noodle Films Tamara Small & Cassandra Nguyen
Poisoning Ivy Presbyterian Ladies College Candice Stevens & Lauren Grey Prevention is Better than Cure All Saints College Christian Peterson & Thandi Le Roux Resentment All Saints College Joseph Ahern & Rachel Taweel The Fantasy of Simon Azalea Amy Joy Wish Presbyterian Ladies College Elizabeth Kuiper, Ariane Moir & Emily Abernethy
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HOWL Music Stage Youth Dance Performances Freestyle Workshops Food Vendors
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SPONSORS National Youth Week 2013 The largest celebration of young people in Australia from 5-14 April 2013.
Department for Communities- Youth
Connects young Western Australians with government and community services, using their insights and experiences to shape government policy and programs.
Propel Youth Arts WA The peak body for youth arts in Western Australia dedicated to transforming WA into a place where young people are able to reach their creative potential.
Youthbeyondblue Providing a national focus and community leadership to increase the capacity of the broader Australian community to prevent depression and respond effectively.
Mental Health Commission Leading mental health reform through the commissioning of accessible, high-quality services and support and promoting mental health, wellbeing and facilitated recovery.
Lotterywest Enhancing the quality of life and wellbeing for all Western Australians through funding and support provided to beneficiaries and by operating the lottery business with excellence and integrity.
Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority Building a revitalised Perth - a great place that people want to be a part of.
Perth Theatre Trust Supporting culture and the arts in the Western Australian community, by participating in presenting, sponsoring and the co-producing events in its theatres and providing a range of theatre-related services.
State Theatre Centre of WA Presents contemporary performing arts, in diverse ways focusing on distinctive professional and contemporary work produced locally, nationally and internationally.
X-Press Magazine Australiaâ€™s highest circulating street press magazine. All the latest in Music, Arts & Entertainment since 1985.
HyperFest Celebrating youth culture through arts and music projects and events run by young people for young people in the City of Swan. The two major events include HyperFest all ages music arts festival and HyperVision visual arts exhibition.
UNEARTH YOUR CREATIVITY UNLEASH YOUR IMAGINATION
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Published on Mar 28, 2013
Published on Mar 28, 2013
Unearth your creativity. Unleash your imagination! Uncover your artistic potential at one of the spectacular workshops, explore the hidden t...