Archive for the ‘Community Engagement’ Category

Bundiyarra Irra Wangga Language Centre’s 2 day Aboriginal women’s forum

Yamaji art recently facilitated and worked alongside community participants at the Bundiyarra Irra Wangga Language Centre’s, 2 day Aboriginal Women’s Forum out at Gunnadoo Farm. Over the 2 days  20+ participants worked on a community collaborative artwork representing the participants  from 11 language groups from all across the Midwest region.  

Intercultural exchange – Yamaji Calisto explores nightsky narratives

Internationally renowned art directors from Italy have arrived on Yamatji land to listen and learn about Indigenous culture, dance and stories, entwining Yamatji language in a cross-culture opera performance. The Yamatji Language, Song and Dance Project has started after COVID-19 disrupted travel arrangements for the two-way learning experiment. World-renowned opera and music theatre production company […]

2022 Premier’s Science Award – Star Dreaming Nomination

“We are delighted to announce that Star Dreaming is a finalist in the Premier’s Science Awards in the Chevron Science Engagement Initiative of the Year category. This recognises an outstanding contribution to community awareness interest & participation in science in Western Australia. Stay tuned, winners announced in August Congratulations to our wonderful team of collaborators!!” […]

Yamaji Art represents the Midwest at the 2022 Australian Indigenous Tourism Conference

Yamaji Art, along with several other key stakeholders and Aboriginal Tourism operators, traveled to Cairn in Queensland Australia to attend the national Australian Indigenous Tourism Conference (AITC). The AITC was hosted by the Western Australian Indigenous Tourism Operators Council WAITOC). Themed ‘The Time is Now – Let’s Ignite’, the three day-long conference gave attendee’s  thought-provoking […]

Aboriginal Art Centres – Immersive Cultural Hubs

“Aboriginal art centres double as “gateways” across WA catering to a tourism market that is keen for an Aboriginal cultural experience, according to manager of Yamaji Art Roni Kerley. Ms Kerley told the WA Regional Tourism Conference on Monday many visitors to WA wanted an indigenous cultural experience, and the network of art centres provided […]

NAIDOC career development Expo Day at Geraldton Senior High School

Yamaji Art attended the NAIDOC career development Expo Day at Geraldton Senior High School, we had an information booth & some of our art products were proudly displayed. We strongly encourgae our youth to consider a career in the arts industry. Be it as a practicing artist, arts administration or within an institution such as […]