<IN.SCRIBE> YOUTH ARTS PROJECTS 2015
OCEAN ALLEY PROJECT STAGE #1 // Ocean Shores
In an awesome end of year collaboration, of six of some of our most rocking In.scribe youth artists seized the opportunity to work along side local professional street artists NITSUA and Victoria Larnach and In.scribe director Karma Barnes to design and install a
23 meter commissioned artwork in the Northern end of Byron Shire..
The project marked the beginnings of a street art alley now known as "Ocean Alley" at Ocean Shores Shopping Complex.
The project has enlivened an otherwise bleak alleyway into a showcase of In.scribe Youth Artist's talent.
Participants designed and installed their own components of the artwork that is a vibrant celebration of youth culture and expression.
Mentoring Program & Byron Community Center Install // Byron Bay // 2015
Over an awe inspiring 8 weeks mountains moved and the sun shone as the hearts and minds of ten local young people embarked on an odyssey of creativity that will leave things never the same. Dreaming, learning and creating in an intensive series of incredible workshops including stencil making with NITSUA, connection to culture with Delta Kay, historical and social context of the Byron Community Center with Paul Spooner, along side the constant mentorship of artists Karma Barnes, Gene Cundith - Kaio, Victoria Larnach and one of the regions top youth workers Rosalia Bryant the team created a number of collab artworks with a major work of a mural covering 4 panels of the rear entrance to the iconic Byron Community Center. The project was hugely celebrated by the community with a massive In.scribe Byron Community Center Art Launch opened by the Major Simon Richardson to mark its completion. The project was In partnership with Byron Youth Service and supported by Byron Shire Council and ANZ Bank.
Mullumbimby Street Art Collab // 2015
Commissioned by the Byron Council Public Arts Panel two of our In.scribe youth artists designed and produced this beautiful install on the main street of Mullumbimby. The girls worked along side myself and regional artist Turiya Bruce to bring their visions to life.
Street Art Mentoring Program & New Brighton Install
In 2015 we launched our second major <In.scribe> Project with 10 local youths working over a 8 week intensive program, engaging in youth arts mentoring, arts and creativity personal development and collaborative exploration with myself, Daniel Hend, NITSUA, KAIO, Booker, Asuka Hara and Victoria Larnach.
The project was supported by The Byron Youth Council and successfully transformed the New Brighton Sports Oval that had previously been a tagging target area.
Participants worked together over the duration of the project to develop two major street artworks, published a series of art cards and celebrated their successes with a community arts launch which featured live art shows, beat box performances, live music and an art auction.
CASP Youth Arts Outreach Project // Kyogle // NSW // 2015
As a successful recipient of an Arts Northern Rivers Country Arts Support Program grant the <In.scribe> Project took the opportunity to spread the love west and delivered a youth arts mentoring school holiday program in the regional town of Kyogle. The project partnered with Kyogle Youth Action to present a series of workshops that resulted in transforming the front of the youth center with art work designed and created by local youth.