Option 1. Make Your Own Musical Instruments and Movement workshop
Unleash your creativity and get crafty. Guided by experienced performances makers, make your own upcycled musical instrument and be part of an ensemble exploring voice, sound and movement.
Option 2. Circus Workshop
In partnership with Circus WA, this program will explore circus skills, slapstick comedy, clowning and physical theatre. Tailored to your own abilities, these workshops are guaranteed to be a whole lot of fun with something for everyone.
Bookings essential | Fees apply
NDIS-registered participants are encouraged to book, with a limited number of sponsored spaces available for those who are not NDIS registered.
January 14, 15 and 17 (Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday)
1pm – 3pm | 8 to 12 year olds
4pm – 6pm | 13 to 18 year olds
Old Fremantle Boys’ School
92 Adelaide St
The Freo Big Top
90 Adelaide St
Fremantle (next to DADAA Fremantle)
For bookings and more information contact Ivan Hui: firstname.lastname@example.org or 08 9430 6616
Ring in the new year at Yagan Square!
Yagan Square will come to life with a family friendly event that has something for everyone. Free live music including Sam Perry, children’s entertainment, street performers and stunning fireworks! An amusement zone in Yagan Square will also have a variety of rides and games.
There will also be an accessible area to view stage performances which will provide a safe space for people with disability, family and friends. Free but bookings essential. To book this area please email email@example.com with:
- the number of children and adults
- the stage you wish to view (Variety or Lotterywest Family)
- your access requirements (AD, Auslan, wheelchair user)
- your mobile number
Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive more information about where the accessible area is. You will be able to access this area anytime between the performance times.
Variety Stage (Yagan Square):
time: 6pm – midnight (Audio Description & Auslan)
Lotterywest Family Stage (Yagan Square):
time: 6pm – 9pm (Audio Description)
6pm – midnight (Auslan)
Please see link below for more information and the complete program.
The streets after dark are places of adventure and wonder. Let’s make them ours!
Carpe Noctem is a night walking tour created by artist Janet Carter. Presented by DADAA for the No Fixed Address project, this tour through Fremantle’s East End will address our fears of walking at night and interrogate who has the right to occupy urban spaces after dark.
Saturday 30 November and Monday 9 December, 8 – 10pm
Meeting Point: DADAA Fremantle Gallery
FREE | Bookings essential | TICKETS
ACCESS | This is a walking tour which will require participants to walk for approximately 1 hour. Please wear comfortable shoes. If you have any accessibility requirements or questions please contact DADAAA, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Janet Carter’s practice embraces a range of practices and forms, including drawing, sculpture, performance, new media and installations. Since her involvement the Proximity Festival in 2012, she has been focused on creating collaborative, non-gallery based, transient participatory works that are concerned with building resilience in an increasingly precarious world. Her current work is concerned with unravelling conceptions around gender, sexuality, desire and embodied identity, with regard to how they impact vulnerable minorities.
Photo: Cam Campbell.
Join us to hear artist George Khut discuss his current show at DADAA’s Fremantle Gallery, Contemplative Interactions, as well as his broader practice.
George Khut is a new media artist and interaction-designer working across the fields of electronic art and arts-in-health. He lectures in art and interaction design at UNSW Art & Design (University of New South Wales, Faculty of Art & Design).
His practice focusses on intimate body-focused artwork experiences which use immersive electronic soundscapes and visuals to respond to moment-to-moment changes in participating audiences’ nervous systems.
Presented as an interactive live laboratory, Contemplative Interactions invites us to reflect on the creative and transformative potential of artworks that trace the quality of our attention, breathing and emotional orientation.
If you have accessibility requirements, please email email@example.com
A verbal descriptive tour for visitors who are blind or vision impaired of Contemplative Interactions an exhibition at the DADAA Fremantle Gallery. A trained guide delivers descriptions of the visual elements of artworks in the show, along with other sound and haptic opportunities and experiences with the artworks.
FREE | Bookings Essential*
*This tour is only open to visitors who are blind or vision impaired (and their friends and families).
Bookings: email Jacqueline at DADAA.
Exhibition Details | George Khut: Contemplative Interactions
25 October – 9 November 2019
An exhibition of interactive and participatory artworks by pioneering new media artist George Khut.
Exploring the connections between thinking, feeling and being, Contemplative Interactions brings together two layered and deeply meditative electronic artworks. Khut’s works are intimate body-focused artwork experiences that use immersive electronic soundscapes and visuals which respond to moment-to-moment changes in participating audiences’ nervous systems. Continuing his long-standing fascination with mind and body-focused contemplative practices Khut invites us to reflect on the creative and transformative potential of artworks that trace the quality of our attention, breathing and emotional orientation.
Photo: George Khut, Behind Your Eyes, Between Your Ears (Georgia), 2015, still image from brainwave-controlled video portrait, Liveworks, Performance Space, Redfern. Courtesy of the artist.
Join us for the opening exhibition at the new DADAA Fremantle Gallery.
Contemplative Interactions is an exhibition of immersive and participatory artworks by pioneering new media artist George Khut, exploring the connections between thinking, feeling and being.
Presented as the opening exhibition for the DADAA Fremantle Gallery as a part of the 2019 Fremantle Biennale, Khut’s immersive electronic artworks will explore the creative and transformative potential of contemplative practices.
Thursday, 24 October, 6 – 8pm
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Saturday, 8 November
Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 4pm
Photo: George Khut, Behind Your Eyes, Between Your Ears (Charlie, Georgia), 2015, still image from brainwave-controlled video portrait, Liveworks, Performance Space, Redfern. Courtesy of the artist.
Free Children’s Workshops
DADAA is proud to partner with the City of Perth on a fun workshop program for little ones! Featuring various garden and spring-themed workshops, learn about the Noongar seasons, make a terrarium mini-garden, get up close to some garden critters and much more!
DADAA Artsworkers will be in attendance to help young people with disability and their families in this special workshop series.
Wednesday 2 October 2019 (closed session for young people with disability and their families)
2 – 3pm
Forrest Place, Perth City
FREE, but bookings essential! To book contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here, there and back again is a survey exhibition of the life works of senior Noongar artist Desmond Woodley.
Encompassing his lived experiences – through time at New Norcia mission as a child, to working on cattle stations and travelling the vast state of Western Australia – Desmond’s works are powerful and haunting, conveying his perception of life and place.
Presented by DADAA and Ellenbrook Arts, Here, there and back again brings together a collection of works by a prolific artist, whose depiction of country and beings are like no other.
The exhibition is curated by Esther McDowell (Kickett)
VENUE: 34 Main Street, Ellenbrook.
DATES: Exhibition runs 15 June to 31 July 2019.
TIMES: Wednesdays to Saturdays, 10am – 5pm; Sundays, 1 – 5pm.
You can also view Desmond’s works in a film and light installation at Yagan Square as part of NAIDOC week, thanks to Screenwest and MRA, and as a permanent mural in the Market Place.
Here, there and back again is supported by the Department of Local Government, Sports and Cultural Industries.
Image: Desmond Woodley, Old Man Emu, 2017, acrylic on canvas, 76 x 102cm. Courtesy Colin and Holly Story.