Deakin are hosting Capture Art and Performance Workshops this weekend

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Deakin are hosting Capture Art and Performance Workshops this weekend

If you want to live a creative life, a life where you get to follow your creative passions, be it visual arts, photography or performance, then Deakin University has just the thing for you.
This month, Deakin’s School of Communication and Creative Arts has put together a series of workshops hosted by industry experts devoted to fostering creativity through participation in and appreciation of the creative fields.
Directed at anyone with an interest in performance (drama), visual arts and photography, these 90 minute workshops allow participants to explore what the university has on offer in terms of forward-looking, adventurous and extensive curriculum devoted to technical skills, critical thinking and individually focused forms of creative expression.
For those with creative vision behind the lens, the photography workshop in particular will see honours student Nathan Green take front and centre. Green, a street photographer known for his work with Analogue Academy, will share his processes with participants before then putting process to practice and taking participants outside the project space to explore Geelong. Participants will then return and curate the images and discuss in depth their observations and the process that were used.
“It’s about connecting to the community, and connecting to Geelong,” Wilson explains. “These workshops are just about letting people know we have these study options and this is a way to explore and have fun with it; for participants to meet with people to explore the practices they’re interested in.”
The workshops also double as the perfect opportunity for all creatives to connect with industry professionals and receive feedback for monologue or dance, and receive one on one feedback for folios and other art works.
And the best part of it all? It’s completely free and you don’t need to bring a thing – all art materials are supplied for you.
Whether it’s just an early interest in pursuing study, or you’re keen to find the right course for you, these workshops offer the opportunity to connect with the co-ordinators of each discipline and discuss what courses are on offer, what they involve and where it can take you. Not only that, but the creative staff and experts can also talk participants through potential pathway options into these courses – options for everybody.
“It’s about letting people know that we can tailor our courses and help you find pathways into the creative courses you want to pursue, explains Lecturer in Art and Performance at Deakin University Anne Wilson. “Whether you’re coming straight from high school, or if you studied teaching 10 years ago and you want to pursue your passion; we can help you.”
Register today through Eventbrite to secure your spot.
It all goes down on Saturday 25 August 2018 (10am – 3:30pm) at Waterfront Deakin University, in the Project Space, Sally Walker Building.