Colyton

Red Dew Rest A Little

Red Dew Rest A Little

The text installation at Colyton Neighbourhood Centre. We took the existing park names and re-ordered the letters to make poetic alternatives. This one came from Edward (Ted) Little Reserve.


I Love to be Random

I Love to be Random

Click on this link to listen to “I Love to be Random”, the Colyton Soundscape!


Soundscape Workshop

Soundscape Workshop

For the representing Colyton project we went out into the field and captured sounds from our neighbourhood. We used these sounds in creative ways to make stories about journeys to the park and fantastical happenings.


Lantern Making

Lantern Making

  During this worksop we made paper lanterns, messily dipping tissue paper into buckets of glue and then delicately wrapped them around bamboo frames. We then decorated the lanterns with colourful paper. At the Colyton Picnic event there was a beautiful lantern procession led around the Colyton neighbourhood centre and shops.


Prayer Flag Painting Workshop

Prayer Flag Painting Workshop

Throughout June a group of women, living Colyton, participated in a series of creative workshops.
During this workshop we painted prayer flags, exploring pattern making, abstract portraiture and collaborative art.
The Flags were exhibited at the Colyton Picnic and Exhibition on the 14th of July.


Picnic and Exhibition of Work in Colyton

Picnic and Exhibition of Work in Colyton

You are invited to a special gathering in Colyton, western Sydney. The event will celebrate the work of 9 women working with 4 artists in response to the spaces of Colyton using light, sound, text,  textiles and other ephemera. Feat. live music by all girl acoustic duo Guns & Girls. one day only.


(re)imagining Parks in Colyton

(re)imagining Parks in Colyton

this workshop was ALL about parks. For inspiration, we walked down to the park on the corner of Hough and Shepherd streets in Colyton.  under the tutelage of Jacqueline Olivetti and Matte Rochford we created messages for the park, setting up quite literally ‘a dialogue between people and place’ (matte). the park whispered a reply, but I missed [...]


rePresenting Colyton Call Out

rePresenting Colyton Call Out

We are inviting women of all ages and backgrounds who live in Colyton and would like to build creative skills to participate. You will work with artists Jacqueline Olivetti and Matte Roche on zine-making, text and recording sound, with Lucia Scurrah to felting and weave and with Claire Nakazawa to paint. Workshops will take place  on [...]


Collaborative sculpture project

Collaborative sculpture project

Come together to design and make a collaborative textile sculpture!


Weaving and the creative use of recycled materials: Workshop II

Weaving and the creative use of recycled materials: Workshop II

In this workshop we will weave and transform ordinary crates into colourful, decorative and playful objects.


Drawing with felt: workshop 1

Drawing with felt: workshop 1

The felt workshop is an opportunity for participants to skill-up in an ancient textile technique with a contemporary twist and real applications in art and fashion.


i hear your heart

i hear your heart

rePresenting Colyton Intro Session

rePresenting Colyton Intro Session

Creative sessions kick off at Colyton Neighbourhood Centre every Wednesday, 4 – 7 pm


Painting workshops with Claire Nakazawa

Painting workshops with Claire Nakazawa

In June a series of workshops will be held by artist Claire Nakazawa. Here are some examples of her previous work.


Test Post

Test Post

Heres a quick summary of the post – read on……


Colyton Park Project

Colyton Park Project

Your parks, your stories.