DADAA’s Mixed Reality project addressed the digital exclusion of young West Australian artists with disability by supporting them to develop and lead their own digital arts practice and claim their place in state, national and international arts communities.

Mixed Reality follows this model of professional development, pairing experienced film-makers and performers with young adults to guide and mentor them as they begin and develop their digital arts practice. The mentorship builds skills in developing and telling their stories through the process, and teaches technical and artistic skills – everything from conceptualising a project to performing a finished work.

An important aim of the project is to develop future leaders in digital practice in Western Australia. The program is firmly based in disability-led arts practice.

Mixed Reality artists meet with their mentors at a variety of locations, depending on the nature and stage of the work. Planning venues can include DADAA’s Fremantle hub in the Old Boys School, while performance venues can include the State Theatre Centre of WA or other venues throughout Perth.

where and when

Venue: DADAA Fremantle is the base, but artists travel to locations relevant to their projects
Days: Various days of the week, depending on project and artist
Time: Various

Please visit the project blog to find out more about the 2017 artists and their collaborators:  MIXED REALITY PROJECT Blog

Watch the process and product from last year’s Mixed Reality project in the video below.

DADAA respectfully acknowledges the Whadjuk and Yued people of the Noongar nation and the Southern Yamatji Peoples, the traditional owners of the land upon which DADAA operates. We recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

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