Launch: Inclusive Arts Week
Featuring performance by artist Sarah Pollard and tour with Olivia Colja
Launch: Inclusive Arts Week + Performance and Tactile Tour
Join us for an launch of the Inclusive Arts Week + VR Live Performance with Sarah Pollard + Tactile Tour of the exhibition Unseen with Olivia Colja
Free to attend | Refreshments provided
The Inclusive Arts Week (1 - 8 December) is a week-long campaign to highlight accessiibility and inclusion in the art through forums, workshops, presentations, and art performances presented at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery in partnership with community organisations.
The launch event will feature a live VR drawing performance by SARAH POLLARD. Sarah will don a virtual reality headset, drawing in an virtual environment with the canvas projected for the audience. Following each set, guests will be able to immerse themslves in the virtual environment as well.
Sarah Pollard is an emerging West Australian artist whose practice sees her exploring digital comic style animation and drawing. Sarah joined DADAA in 2016 where she developed her comic book characters ‘George and Travis’. In 2017 Sarah joined the Mixed Reality project where she will continue to develop digital work from her home in Southern Cross.
OLIVIA COLJA is a Western Australian artist and community advocate. Her recent oil paintings and glass sculptures are inspired by the vibrant and lively landscape of Ninagloo Reef, Exmouth WA.
DADAA is a not-for-profit community arts and cultural development (CACD) organisation, focusing on creating significant positive social change and opportunities for people with a disability or a mental illness.
The Inclusive Arts Week is made possible through collaborations with DADAA, Auslan Stage Left, Perth Festival, Alzheimer's WA and the Arts and Cultural Access Consortium.