‘Showcase’ will profile the creativity, skill and talent of artists and arts organisations in Western Australia through media, social media platforms and outdoor screens across the city.

A group of students and teachers holding some large sized puppets.
Photo: Students Melody Poroch, and Lily Hile, Animateur and Creative Director of Puppets Karen Hethey, Visual Artist Peter Farmer, student Magliore Ain-Mem and Traditional Ecological Consultant Miranda Farmer; The Noongar six seasons Mural and Kaarak and Wardong Large scale Puppets, The Marri Tree Nyitting Project / Karrak and Marri Live Performance and Art Exhibition; Bassendean Primary School, Perth/ Whadjuk Country; September 2012. Photo by Kirsty Grieve.

To help students understand their custodian role they worked with creatives, storytellers, singer-songwriters and an ecologist. Exploring the relationship between Kaarak and Marri trees on their school site. They shared their learning with the community to highlighting the need to connect with nature, not just now but into the future.

Supported by Lotterywest through the Creative Communities COVID-19 Recovery program. 

Grant: Creative Communities COVID-19 Recovery Program

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