Wilurarra Creative, one of Australia’s most unique and remote arts programs for young adults, is seeking applications for a new role that will be key to the organisation’s growth. About Wilurarra Creative Wilurarra Creative is based in Warburton Community, Western Australia, the largest of ten remote communities on the Ngaanyatjarra lands. We operate two multi-purpose studio spaces in Warburton and projects that reach out to other communities. Recently granted four year organisational funding by the Australia Council for the Arts, Wilurarra Creative [...]
As well as the amazing photo-shoots Wilurarra Creative with Star lady worked on catwalk fashion! Showing off their amazing outfits and talents on the runway. It was so much fun with the fellas busting some deadly dance moves and the girls looking working it whilst looking stunning. Here are some images of the catwalks sow, stay tuned for a video upload soon. Click here for the images
Here are the latest photography shoots from Wilurarra creative's fashion workshops.Working with Star lady on hair, makeup and fantastic fashion all whilst boosting confidence infront the camera and training Warburton locals new skills . Big thankyou to India Ashboth from the Shires Youth Team for helping out with hair and makeup. This year was our best yet with a huge amount of amazing images captured, look out paris fashion show, Warburtons coming !!! Click here for the images
Wilurarra Creative put on a concert night that featured bands from the Ngannyatjarra lands including Blackstone, Warakurna, Jameison and Wanarn. We had a great turn out, the bands kept everyone dancing and warm even though it was such a cold night.
Above (left to right): Desy, Anthony, John, Grenville, Carl, Devon and Kyndan (behind on the drums) performing at the community concert 5th May In April Wilurarra had John Gordon come to Warburton for 3 weeks of live music development. John held daily workshops in setting up music practice, looking after your instruments, song writing, set lists, performance skills and recording. On the 5th May workshop participants held a small community concert outside the Drop-in centre to show people what they had [...]
A new colour, a new style or maybe a mohawk? The Wilurarra Salon has been running weekly in Warburton this year. We’ve been using the skills we developed during the hairdressing intensives with Commander Starfire. Salons are a great fun, with lots of music, dancing, reading and styled-up fashion photos. It’s also a good time for catching up on news, chatting about interesting stories, discussing difficult things, getting some health things checked out and taking care of each other. All sorts [...]
Edwina Circuit manager of Warakurna Artists has been hosting Kate and Silvana for the past two days to create more panels for the Wiltja Quiltja project with the other artists in Warakurna. Kate says the project is 'going off!". There are some great pictures on the Warakurna Artist's Blog, Thriving in The Western Desert. Thanks to Warakurna Artists.
The Wiltja (shelter) made from hundreds of paintings by Indigenous and Non-Indigenous painters will be at Junction 2010 and touring the Ngaanyatjarra Lands. Everyone is invited to contribute painting or drawing on 500 X 500 cm square canvas with a 50cm margin. Paint and canvas will be supplied wherever the Wiltja Quiltja is installed Image: The work in progress in the studio grounds. Rachel Joy is working with Wilurarra Creative on this project in Warburton.