Happy Bird Project

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… Continue reading

Ceremonial Performance

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… Continue reading

Gamelan Man

Shadow puppet performance documentation excerpt 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… Continue reading

Thank you!

We would like to thank the following individuals for contributing to our fundraising campaign. Because of you, Weizen Ho, Alan Schacher and Shigeki Sano to perform at the Japanese Cemetery in Cowra with Bianca Reggio, Lauren… Continue reading

Jumaadi, Ria and Community Performs again

Jumaadi performed the Gamelan Man for a packed audience at the Cowra Civic Centre on 7 March 2014. This time Jumaadi collaborated with musicians Ria Soemardjo (viola, found objects / instruments), Graham Apthorpe (tenor banjo and mandolin),… Continue reading

Performances in March 2014

Results from our 2013 Shadow Puppet Theatre with Jumaadi and Voice & Movement with Weizen Ho and Alan Schacher will be performed in March 2014…. and the Documentary Workshop Team with David Hansen… Continue reading

Summary by WeiZen Ho and Alan Schacher

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… Continue reading

Interview, Weizen Ho and Alan Schacher – ABC Central West

Cowra Canowindra Civilian Internee Arts Project workshop facilitators in Voice and Movement, Alan Schacher and Weizen Ho were interviewed by Robert Virtue from ABC Central West. READ & LISTEN:  Reflecting on a deadly… Continue reading

More on Movement and Voice – by Bianca Riggio and Lauren Townsend

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… Continue reading

Text and Movement to portray themes and feelings – by Jessica Harris

On Wednesday the 2nd of October, I participated in a movement and voice workshop. We warmed up with vocal exercises and physical activities. We then continued with writing our own texts for when… Continue reading