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A kickstart to CHORUS 2022!

Process, Perth

A kickstart to CHORUS 2022!

Over a whirlwind 2 weeks, 10 taster workshops across 5 locations saw over 100 women* experience CHORUS.

17 November 2021

Sharing lullabies builds new connections with First Nations culture in Mandurah

Process, Mandurah

Sharing lullabies builds new connections with First Nations culture in Mandurah

Through the sharing of Community Arts Network’s Noongar Lullabies, members from diverse communities have been provided the opportunity to connect with First Nations culture on Binjareb country for Mandurah Arts Festival.

20 October 2021

Launching Ngaalang Moort

Event, Perth

Launching Ngaalang Moort

Creating a 15-track album with twelve Noongar community members located across Australia required a mix of ingenuity, technology and cooperative effort.

29 January 2021

Delivering Lullabies Online

News, Perth

Delivering Lullabies Online

From July to September, twelve participants from places as far as Cairns and Darwin logged in to learn the fundamentals of Noongar language and song writing during weekly online learning sessions with Charmaine and Phil.

01 December 2020

Place Names in Katanning

News, Katanning

Place Names in Katanning

Following extensive consultation and community engagement, the Katanning Noongar Leadership Group and the Place Names Project Working Group undertook a process of collating, recollecting and remembering cultural knowledge to put back together the story of Mulka.

18 February 2020

Kep Koorliny

Process, Perth

Kep Koorliny

Kep Koorliny (Rain Coming) supported Noongar community members to use poetry as a medium for storytelling and to express their personal histories.

31 December 2019

Creating Nganyang Nyit Maawit

Process, Mandurah

Creating Nganyang Nyit Maawit

CAN worked with the Noongar community in Mandurah to create the album Nganyang Nyit Maawit.

19 December 2019

Djinda Djinda Animation

Event, Perth

Djinda Djinda Animation

CAN engaged Aboriginal artists to create an animated video for one of the first songs recorded in the Lullabies series, the Noongar version of “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”.

10 October 2019

Djinda Djinda Community Choir

NEWS, Perth

Djinda Djinda Community Choir

Community Arts Network joined forces with the Awesome International Arts Festival to form and present the Djinda Djinda Community Choir, a joyful offshoot of the Lullabies program.

03 October 2019

Clay Boodjar

Process, York

Clay Boodjar

CAN developed a series of clay workshops to support Noongar community members to create a detailed diorama of figurines representing historic and contemporary depictions of the York Reserve, the river and town.

01 October 2019

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