This is a blog sharing the adventures, lessons, creative discoveries and behind-the-scenes insights on the road with Carclew & Country Arts SA’s Creative Producer, Youth (Regional), Alysha Herrmann.
The Creative Producer, Youth (Regional) is a statewide position nurturing and supporting creative leaders, thinkers, makers, doers and explorers in their teens and early twenties (26 and under) living in regional, rural & remote South Australia.
Culture is shared by young people in so many different ways. We welcome it all.
Writing | Visual Art | Digital Art | Community Art | Music | Dance | Theatre | Your Art Here
The role of the Creative Producer is to:
- Produce new creative outcomes with young artistic leads from regional South Australia
- Champion, connect and nurture existing activities that serve or are led by young people in regional SA
- Encourage and provoke new ways of thinking about youth engagement within Country Arts SA. Be an internal champion for young people’s ideas and actively seek opportunities to connect young people with CASA’s broader work across the state.
- Encourage and support other Carclew staff to develop and deliver regional outcomes. Identify and nurture points of connections between the work of Carclew and CASA.
- Be an advocate for youth arts and regional arts
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14. 08. 2018
Building the Squad
Applications are now open for Art Squad, the first dedicated project from the Creative Producer, Youth program. All of the information about Art Squad, including how to apply is at this link. So why Art Squad? Art Squad is a starting place that has grown from the questions I posed right at the […]
10. 07. 2018
A HotHouse: Sleepless, soulful & sometimes silly.
Over the June long weekend 13 creative practitioners passionate about working with young people and in exploring regional practice converged on Whyalla. Attendees of the Youth Arts Facilitator HotHouse spent the weekend sharing practice, reflecting on personal and professional goals, scheming new ideas, unpacking big questions, being inspired by Whyalla and each other and considering […]
26. 04. 2018
Voices from 2028: Jess Martin
Four creative young people shared a letter from the future with the Country Arts SA whole of staff gathering in February, 2018. This letter is from Jessica Martin. Jess Martin is a writer and textile artist who grew up in Port Pirie and spent a lot of time at the Port Pirie Regional […]
09. 04. 2018
Voices from 2028: Jesse Budel
Four creative young people shared a letter from the future with the Country Arts SA whole of staff gathering in February, 2018. This letter is from Jesse Budel. Jesse Budel is a South Australia composer and sound artist, currently completing a PhD at Elder Conservatorium in ecological sound art. In 2017, he received […]
26. 03. 2018
Voices from 2028: Emma Richardson
Four creative young people shared a letter from the future with the Country Arts SA whole of staff gathering in February, 2018. This letter is from Emma Richardson. Emma Richardson is an emerging writer, artist and aspiring film-maker. She is a founding and current member of Kids Against Humanity with Carclew and City of […]
06. 03. 2018
Voices from 2028: Kirsty Williams
Four creative young people shared a letter from the future with the Country Arts SA whole of staff gathering in February, 2018. This letter is from Kirsty Williams. Kirsty Williams is a proud Kaurna, Nurrungar and Ngarrindjeri woman. She is a mother and performer and member of, Of Desert & Sea […]
23. 02. 2018
Voices from 2028: A whole of staff conversation
Each year the entire staff cohort of Country Arts SA gathers for two days of workshops, presentations, updates, conversation and connections. These all of staff days are an important way to nurture and maintain a healthy workplace culture (making sure everyone is on the same page and has all the relevant updates about direction, practical […]
12. 02. 2018
In the beginning: 10 Questions
This is an entirely new role. That means it has never existed before and there is no set of projects or way of working to inherit. That means I am figuring out what we do, how we do it, where we do it and when we do it. The only things that are certain […]