Tag Archives: Emerging Artists

How I Found A Sense Of Community At Writing Place 2019

Written by Jordan Clayden-Lewis Edited by Libby Parker Home. Crossroads and dusty boots. A seal under the surface. Me As writers, we tend to etch from emotion – from fragments of experiences we’ve had, seen, or even dreamed. There’s a symbol behind every sentence. A voice behind every character; all these stories in your head […]

On Writing Place

Done. We made it to the finish line. We brought together fourteen emerging regional playwrights from across regional Australia with mentors Emily Steel, Mary Anne Butler and Caleb Lewis for nine days. We laughed, cried, ate, learned, dreamed, connected, created, wrote. Here is a little snapshot of what Writing Place looked like and what it […]

Let’s Write!

Are you a regional writer (anywhere in regional Australia) aged 18-26? Join us at Writing Place this September. Writing Place is a joint project of Country Arts SA, Carclew and Australian Theatre for Young People and is supported by the Regional Arts Fund Strategic Initiatives. Writing Place is a one-week residency for regional writers and […]

Artists in Schools: Port Augusta Secondary School

Carclew’s Artist in Schools Projects have been operating in various formats for many, many years and have produced a range of student led outcomes that support in-school curriculum and the profiling of schools in their local community. More than 75,000 South Australian students in junior primary, primary, secondary and area schools have participated in Carclew […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]