Posts Categorized: Young People Defining Brisbane

Bri Lee

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We met Bri Lee (24) earlier this year. She appeared at the window, enthused by the prospect of free printing. Since then, she has been a consistent user of Visible Ink, patiently waiting as we work through the backlog of printing requests.

Bri is a writer, and the Founding Editor of Hot Chicks with Big Brains (HCwBB). “HCwBB began back in 2014 as a feminist interview series for successful women who appreciate a curated sense of self – focusing on the relationship between their work and their personal style“.

Since then, the HCwBB entity has expanded its focus. “We’ve grown into a more flexible, inclusive online and IRL community of feminists. We have a podcast, blog, events in Brisbane, and in March this year we launched our first magazine”. These ventures have been met with growing interest – “Issue #1 was a huge success. We had over 300 people come to the launch party. We have just kicked off a regular feminist + queer film night at Palace cinemas too, and we’re getting a good response to that… Brisbane has been so supportive, I’m stoked.”

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As well as being the founder, Bri takes on the major responsibilities of running HCwBB on a day-to-day basis. ‘I am the Editor-in-Chief of our magazine and organise our events and everything too”. Bri works in photography, videography, and editing in addition to being a writer and entrepreneur. Bri credits the motivation behind this creativity to being inspired by others. “I interview successful women all the time and every one of them I meet motivates and inspires me in different ways. I’m lucky to have my work also be the thing that inspires me to do more work”.

Being amongst a community of creatives is one of the reasons Bri uses Visible Ink. “It feels good to be surrounded by other people doing cool things as well…I like that I can work and create there without someone looking over my shoulder. There’s a chill vibe and a nice level of trust. I just rock up and get on with things.” The negative? ” It’s open at weird hours. And not open enough.”

Madeline Price

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Meet Madeline Price (22), long-term Visible Ink user, law AND arts student, UQ student ambassador, Vice President of Gender and Sexuality at UQ, avid rock climber, traveller, waterskiier, and generally a swell gal.

Currently Madeline’s main deal is as founder and director of the One Woman Project, a very cool not-for-profit organisation that most Brisbane feminists would be aware of. Madeline describes the One Woman Project as ‘a youth-led non-for-profit organisation dedicated to education about and advocacy promoting global gender equality’ who run ‘in-school educational workshops, state-wide campaigns, biannual conferences, engagement and outreach events, and external seminars about gender equality’.

As director, Madeline is in charge of managing 22 volunteers working on a number of events and activities, and a facilitation team which delivers in-school programs. The team is also currently working on a number of free engagement and outreach events, and an upcoming domestic violence awareness campaign. The One Woman Project has recently had a major success in selling out their upcoming mid-year conference ‘Brisbane’s Finest Feminists’ featuring workshops, panel discussions, live music, and networking.

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In addition to this, ‘We have just opened applications for our Semester 2 external seminar series’. This seminar series ‘is open to all university and high-school aged young people and covers such topics as; an introduction to gender and sex, women in music, women in sport, feminist philosophy, online trolling and cyberbullying, the medicalisation of birth, and more’.

‘I am constantly inspired by the hard work, commitment and passion of my fellow volunteers at the One Woman Project. Achieving global gender equality is a massive goal and sometimes it can feel unattainable – until I see the work that my team are putting in to achieve it…Every day I am inspired by my team of volunteers, who are passionate about changing the world’.

Prior to founding the One Woman Project, Madeline was still directing her energies towards bettering society – ‘I was heavily involved in Oaktree, Australia’s largest, youth-led aid and development advocacy organisation. Within Oaktree, from 2012 – 2014, I had a number of roles, including: Live Below the Line Insiders Coordinator, UQ Oaktree founder and President, Roadtrip to End Poverty facilitator and Community Leaders (Outreach) Coordinator’. As well as this, ‘back in 2009 I founded the Alternative to Schoolies Project. Through this Project we successfully had 15 students from the Gympie region travel to Cambodia and Thailand and partake in volunteer work for two weeks as an alternative to the traditional ‘Schoolies’ activities’.

Madeline seems to strive for perpetual improvement and evolvement on all scales. ‘Vis Ink needs to be bigger – we should have an entire office building dedicated to youth-led projects in Brisbane! The main thing that draws me to Visible Ink is that it is youth-focused and youth-driven. There are very few venues in Brisbane that prioritise youth-users and can facilitate ongoing projects and large-scale activities. The staff are always ready to lend a hand – or their expertise – and it is a positive, friendly and energetic environment.’

Find out more about Madeline:
www.onewomanproject.org,
www.madelineprice.org

Kaitlyn Rogers

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Kaitlyn Rogers is a comedian, writer and scooter enthusiast. Born and raised in suburban Brisbane Kaitlyn grew up studying comedic icons like Jim Carey, Whoopi Goldberg and Kath and Kim. After graduating from Queensland University of Technology she made the bold trek to live in the United Kingdom. There, she made her West End and Edinburgh Fringe debut as an Australian dinosaur in, Dinosaur Zoo. As a puppeteer she enjoyed touring the UK and Denmark for two years before returning to Australia with a love and passion for comedy. Earlier this year Kaitlyn was a state finalist at the RAW Comedy Competition. She is currently filling Visible Ink with the sweet sounds of Beyoncé as she devises her first solo comedy show: Can I Get An Amen?!

Can I Get An Amen?! is a new comedy that will premiere at the Brisbane Powerhouse as part of the Short and Sweet Festival in July. This is the second comedy show starring self proclaimed comedic prodigy Kaitlyn Rogers. Her debut show V.D. sold out at the 2015 Anywhere Festival. With one critic saying, “Kaitlyn Rogers delivers an engaging, energetic performance. Her exaggerated emotions and spontaneous dance moves deliver many laughs” (Meredith Waters, Anywhere Festival). It won awards in both Australia and London. Winner of the 5 Minute Festival London and Best Comedy, Best New Comer and People’s Choice Award at the Short and Sweet Festival.

Being a woman as comedy has its ups and downs. At times it seems like women in comedy have to do double the work to get half the credit. Kaitlyn says, “at any comedy gig there’s normally only one girl.” Which in a way is exciting! As a woman you immediately stick out, some audiences can be quite apprehensive and rough but who doesn’t love an underdog, am I right?

Pursuing a career in the arts presents many clear challenges. Some people say being an artist means a life of uncertainty and instability. That might be true to an extent however Kaitlyn says, “living a life lead by your passion is more enriching and rewarding than paying rent on time. You only live once, might as well enjoy it. Besides a mortgage isn’t going to follow you to the grave.” She continues to say, “I feel so grateful to have found something I feel so passionate about! I have clear goals and I’m ready to work my butt off to make my dreams come true.”

As a born and bred Queenslander Kaitlyn openly struggles with accents and sights Shannon Noll as one of her greatest influences. With the help of Visible Ink she plans to develop Can I Get An Amen?! into a full length show for the fringe festival circuit.

Kaitlyn Rogers Comedy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/canigetanamen101/

Can I Get An Amen?! tickets: http://brisbanepowerhouse.org/events/2016/07/14/shortsweet-festival-2016/

Melina Wightman and Lia Stark

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Melina Wightman and Lia Stark (both 23), are two artsy ladies who enjoy creating and practicing their performance art (as well as updating their tindr profiles) at Vis Ink. Melina and Lia are prevalent in the theatre world of Brisbane (and beyond), the women behind local theatre success Love Letters. The girls have a sweet kind of sisterhood that can be witnessed in their Instagram snaps. They seem to have mastered the art of combining business and friendship-Melina describes working with her best mate as ‘an immense pleasure’.

Melina is a doe-eyed, loud-mouthed QUT theatre graduate who pays the rent working as a barista “I’m living that sweet art graduate hospo lifestyle, as much as I make fun of the trope I really enjoy working as a barista… One day I hope to be able to support myself purely off artistic means, but as a young artist still developing my craft and a name for myself in the industry, art is my part time job, my hobby, my cruel and tender mistress”!

Melina became active in the theatre circuit early in her university degree, working with Vena Cava productions on multiple projects, most notably curating and coordinating a multidisciplinary arts festival Fresh Blood. Melina has previously collaborated with Ruby Donohoe in several different capacities on projects such as Kabul, and Eye Resolution. More recently – ‘I worked with the Suicide Ensemble on the shows The Reality Event: Game/Suicide which was performed at Anywhere Fest 2015 and the 2015 Melbourne Fringe Festival’.

Melina loves theatre, visual art and food, and cites Broad City, Sex and the City, and her relationships as her primary inspirations – ‘I suppose when you’re an artist, cathartic release is to turn your life qualms into some resort of physical representation of that’.

Visible Ink…

‘is an invaluable source of resources and space, I’m a poor young artist gal, and spaces like this that are free to hire for rehearsal and meetings are sooo important’!

‘is so friendly and inviting, easy to access and such a depth of resources to support young creative people’!

‘It’s always booked out’!!!

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Lia is twice a university graduate (in both fine arts and marketing) and a café worker with a distinctive cloud of dark curly hair and a dry wit- “When I’m not having an existential crisis about my life, I’m keen on travelling, doodling and hanging out with my dog. I’m still young, so right now I am just trying to absorb as much of the world as I can and funnel it into my work and writing”.

Lia, like Melina, has previously collaborated with Ruby Donohoe, although on a different project, An Act of Intimacy, and has also worked with Vena Cava Productions, writing and directing two original works for the Fresh Blood festival. Lia has also worked internationally – ‘For 6 months last year, I had to the immense honour of working with immersive theatre masters Punchdrunk with their Off-Broadway show Sleep No More. It was large-scale, deep-end, on the job learning. Also in New York, I studied with the Imporabale Stage, a female-run movement and physical theatre company based in Brooklyn.’

Lia loves theatre, literature, comedy, feminist theory, and ‘ARTS OF ALL KINDS’. Lia’s inspiration is derived from a piece of sage advice ‘(You should always aim to be the person you needed in high school) and that has just always pushed my artistic endeavours. If I had hilarious, feminist, sassy, independent successful woman to talk about human relationships, high school would have been a lot more bearable. So that what I’m trying to be’.

Visible Ink…

‘a safe space for young creatives. It’s free. It’s there to help us make the best art we can.’

‘A+ facilities, free printing and a place to network and experience other artists’.

‘Keycards are such a pain! I wish you could be staffed 24/7 but I know thats not always possible’.

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Find out about Melina and Lia’s current project, Love Letters:

http://instagram.com/loveletterstof*ckbois

Chris M

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“I do everything at Visink! I tried working from home, but it’s never going to happen!”, Chris M. is tapping at a computer, scrolling through a feed listlessly, he’s trying to organise his latest meet-up project and we’re distracting him. Chris M is one of most regular space users, he shows up most days he’s able and has been doing so for a little over a year. Chris is an artist, his practice has multiple focuses, starting in photography and gradually including, drawing, sculpting, painting (anything with his hands).

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Chris came to Brisbane from Kingaroy, trained as a chef, but with a craving to do something creative. He went to Brisbane Youth Service to try out graffiti art, but it didn’t catch, so he started to scope out other kinds of art and wound up at the window at Visible Ink. Chris started drawing creatively a year ago and it’s become a compulsive activity, what he describes as “IMPULSE ART” – “It’s gotta be in existence”. Drawing is pretty new skill in repertoire, and although he’s always taken photos, Chris will essentially attempt any creative medium, considering himself a ‘free-form’ artist and taking an experimental approach through practice and collaboration. “Collaboration is what the world needs… it’s the new apprenticeship”.

Collaboration has been an underlying focus through Chris’ many projects, CHYLD – an attempt to provide an “escape where people can express themselves through photography without being ‘photography’”, PRIMARY ARCADE – a study based art group (“everyone studies design”) and main focus CREATIVE HANDS – the zine that never was, which became a meetup, which became art hopping, which became a place to share events and then back to a meetup!

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It’s Chris’ background with photography that got him involved in 2016 Brisbane Youth Week, where he was part of the team documenting the many events that took place in April. It was what he can only describe as a “life changing” experience, “it opened my eyes to opportunities and how I could work in the industry”. While he’s taken work previously as a creative it’s been hard to professionalise it, “I’ve always underpaid myself, but now I’ve learned to value myself, to value my time”.

Working as a contracted professional, Chris was able to build experience and confidence through working collaboratively with a diverse group of young creatives “I haven’t had the opportunities, so I got to see how I worked… It was good to have the trust”.

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Chris makes use of Visible Ink to “access the equipment I need”, it’s become his defacto studio, “it’s a safe & quiet working environment (when the office isn’t noisy)”, he uses our computers, internet, DSLR cameras, paints and canvases, and he’s incredibly productive. His debut solo exhibition ‘OUT OF PAPER’ at Deagon’s Artrageous was almost a sell out, with the premise to take his drawings and turn them into paintings, “it got me thinking about the future”.

Chris is embarking on a Film & Television course and has been recently experimenting with Video Art. His motivation, determination and adaptability gives him a pretty good shot at success.

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Alana Potts

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Alana first dropped into Visible Ink in 2015, joining her sister and collaborator in the creative project The Wildfolk Collective.  Since then her infectious personality has become a regular fixture around the space and this year Alana pulled out her camera to help us document Brisbane Youth Week festivities.

Working primarily in the field of photography in analogue and digital formats, her personal style is largely experimental, searching the abandoned and undiscovered for new ideas and inspiration (probably jumping a fence or two along the way)! Growing up in regional Byron Bay, her work is a reflection of her surrounds during youth, capturing the coastal climates, hills and hinterland of northern NSW as a backdrop for the reckless, the young, and the wild to roam free.

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Alana’s contributions to The Wildfolk Collective has resulted in her exhibiting a selection of her 35mm film exposures in a short series of zines; ‘salty’, ‘fresh’, ‘kick push coast’, and ‘sea sirens’.   The zines feature single and double exposures and self-processed negatives, and document the surf culture of her hometown, and has become the inspiration for a larger project ‘home’ – a short surf film exploring the art, surf, life and landscape.

Alana shoots in analogue and digital formats – 35mm, 120 and medium film formats and DSLR resolutions for both private and commercial, personal and contracted commissions — including videography, event photography, music/gig photography, studio/model photography & landscape photography and she is currently studying Advertising, Creative Writing, & Design.

Ibis

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How did you hear about Visible Ink and why did you want to use our space?

I (Rhiana) heard about the space through a friend who suggested that we take advantage of the free printing on offer at Visible Ink.

We love the facilities and the support that we get from the staff, and the fact that such a space exists for the sole purpose of supporting young people and encouraging them to be creative and innovative. Overall, though, I’d say we’re in it for the free milo.

What are you currently working on project-wise?

We’re putting together our fourth issue (to be released on Christmas day, if all goes to plan), which entails organising our submissions, finalising our own inclusions and deciding on the look and feel we want for the issue. We’re also working on expanding our website and developing our new YouTube channel (IbisTV), so that we can display a broader range of content.

What do you do, why did you choose to go down that path, and what do you love about it?

We (myself, Jamie, Jack and Seamus) create and distribute a free zine called Ibis.

We all wanted a platform to showcase our own work and that of our friends and the wider community. We basically thought a free zine would be an awesome, inclusive way to encourage creativity, positivity, sharing and community in Brisbane. It’s also just really nice to dedicate time and attention to something that feels meaningful.

We love the freedom and the lack of constraint that comes with publishing our own zine – we have total creative freedom, can include and create whatever content we like, and we have a platform for our own work whenever we want it. We love receiving submissions, giving something to the community and the collaboration that working on the zine has brought us.

What would you say led you to where you are today?

I think we all love creating and sharing our work, and we’ve all been brought up to be very community minded. I’m about to graduate from a degree in creative and professional writing, Jamie’s graduating from a bachelor of journalism/history, Seamus studies visual arts and Jack studied animation, so the zine is a really practical way for us to gain experience in our chosen fields.

What do you get up to in your down time?

Jack does a lot of Simpson’s themed photoshopping; Seamus skates, surfs and creates for his visual arts degree at QUT; Jamie is learning calligraphy and his times tables; and I love watching movies, singing, dancing and eating (usually all at once).

Is there any advice you would give young people wanting to get involved/started in this field? Or any advice you wish you’d been given beforehand?

As our friend Shia Labeouf says: JUST DO IT. Making use of the free resources at Visible Ink is a great way to start out.

In terms of helpful advice I’d say… Make sure that you edit your zine really thoroughly before you distribute it. Also, try to be as organised as possible – keep tabs of all costs, numbers and anything that could possibly be important at a later date. Don’t just assume that you will remember it, because you probably won’t (or is that just me…?).

How would you suggest young people get involved? Or opportunities like this in Brisbane?

If you’d like to contribute to our zine, you can send your work to ibismagazine@gmail.com.

If you want to stay up to date with zine related events in Brisbane, check out the Zine and Indie Comic Symposium (ZICS) Facebook page, and if you’re interested in zines in general, I recommend paying a visit to Junky Comics in West End, which has a really cool collection of national and international zines and comics.

Is there anything else you’d like to add?

Where can people get in touch with you?

Email: ibismagazine@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IBISzine/

Website: ibiszine.com

Neko DC

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Neko DC are a casual dance crew that aim to have fun and share their passion for dance. Off the back of their first performance at the BrisAsia Festival this dynamic group answered a few questions about getting involved in dance, hanging out and following their dreams.
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What does Neko DC do and what do you love about it?
We are a casual entertainment group that makes various videos on YouTube and occasionally perform live. We offer dance and reaction videos, vlogs and many more fun videos. We aim to spread our passion for dance and music and hopefully get Brisbane more recognition. We mainly showcase K-Pop but we will be working on some J-Pop and hip hop covers! We really wish to cover a lot.

What are you currently working on project-wise?
We just successfully completed our first performance for BrisAsia Festival, Taste of Asia and started making YouTube videos. We are now focusing on more video projects such as dance covers and hopefully a few more performances in the future!
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How did Neko DC hear about Visible Ink?
Our members are a part of various dance groups around Brisbane that has always come to Vis Ink for space. Visible Ink provides a great happy and safe environment that we absolutely love. The meeting room is a great place for us to hold meetings and to record our videos and the rehearsal space is a really great help for our dance covers and performance preparations! Apart from that, Vis Ink has a nice kitchen and living area that we can relax in.

Speaking of relaxing, what does Neko DC get up to in your down time?
Hmm~ does karaoke and eating out count? We love to eat. When we have the chance we will eat and go to karaoke. One of our members, E, loves karaoke so we always go! Everyone loves food, so eating food always make us happy.
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What would you say led you to where you are today?
Having a great number of people supporting us and being surrounded by great friends really makes us work harder to achieve great goals. We hope one day we can travel together and hold dance workshops, meet and greet our amazing supporters. We have so many big dreams that wish to accomplish. We’ve only been together for about 2 months now and we feel like we’ve achieved so much and we’re very thankful.

Is there any advice Neko DC would give young people wanting to get involved?
For those who want to create videos, dance or have something you wish to start but are afraid, don’t be. Just start it straight away, if you want to do it with a friend, then grab a friend. If you made a video or want to do a dance cover, record it and upload it straight away. Getting your work out is one of the best feelings! Of course you won’t be recognised straight away but you will slowly and it’s great. We honestly felt that our channel wouldn’t have done well if it wasn’t for the support from our friends and family. Having support is really helpful. We know you can do it! Be positive and just start.

How would you suggest young people get involved with Neko DC or any group in Brisbane?
Find a group or start searching for opportunities. If you see an opportunity advertised for performance or something that you know you have skills in, take it! Always try so you won’t end up regretting it. VisInk is really helpful when it comes to opportunities but it’s good to search around as well.
If you’ve read this, we hope we’ve inspired you start what you love to do or at least have given a good read. We’re very thankful for having VisInk and we hope you can continue to support them and us! If you would like to get to know us a bit more, then please visit our social media sites below.

Email: nekodc4@outlook.com
Youtube:  youtube.com/channel/UCC14jE4InIaZh1geWS9lpsA/feed
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Neko-DC/652312264877881
Twitter: twitter.com/NEKODC4
Instagram: instagram.com/nekodc4
Google+: plus.google.com/u/0/111911342419702904177/posts
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Mantist Oryem

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Mantist Oryem is an African-Australian producer, hip hop and spoken-word artist who has been utilising the Visible Ink space since 2007. Mantist uses music to express his reality, entertain people and to inspire.
Tell us a little about yourself, what you do and what you love about it?
As an African Australian producer, hip hop and spoken word artist, music started for me as a tool to get what is inside out in a more positive way. I love music in a way that it gives me freedom to express myself. It’s like a therapy for me; a true source of happiness and a feeling that I can only get from listening and doing it. Now I create music to entertain and inspire other people for the best.

What would you say led you to where you are today?
My first dream was to become a doctor. I was always scoring high grade in science and I love every science classes I’ve been at. I used to collect insects and scientifically name them. However my music journey started through a series of workshops with completely no musical background. After a while, I became so attached to it that I’ve decided to abandoned my science career and pursue a career in music.

After two years of workshops and being self-taught many aspects of the industry, I was able to write my first EP album which was recorded and distributed by the end of 2009, “Out Of Poverty Into The Glory”. It was very successful and provided me with opportunities to perform consistently throughout Brisbane in clubs, pubs, parties and celebrated festivals in Brisbane such as Brisbane Festival, Zillmere Festival, World Refugee Day Festival, etc. I have also been fortunate enough to receive media and editorial coverage from The Courier Mail, MX, Scene magazine and radio stations as well as 4ZZZ having played my music and conducting interviews with me.
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Currently I’m promoting dual songs that I have just release title “Hello Mama” which is a dedication to my mum and all the other mothers. The new release song is now live and selling online at the entire major online selling platform such as ITunes, Amazon, CD Baby etc. The goal is to reach 10,000 digital sell of the Hello Mama’s song by the end of July.

How did you hear about Visible Ink?
I have been an active participant in many Visible Ink programs over the years. Visible Ink sponsored my first professional photo shoot with Lightbox Studio. Visible Ink also funded me to participate in the QMusic program call Music Action Planning Project. I was also mentor by local MC and DJ Nick Grace in song writing and recording. Over the past year, I have also been using the Visible Ink space to develop, rehearse and perfect my art.

What do you get up to in your down time?
I enjoy physical activities such as going for a hardcore workout 3 to 4 days a week. I also play street basketball and enjoy taking a long weekend drive as a bit of an adventure in the countryside. And off course all of those activities involve me listening to some form of music.

Is there any advice about getting into the music industry you wish you’d been given beforehand?
Take a serious and conscious look into your life and ask yourself, how do you really want to live? Keep in mind that you’re capable of doing anything you really want to do. At this point do not concern yourself with “how to do it”. The purpose of this question is to identify what you’re really passionate about. Once you identify what you’re passionate about, the how is pretty easy. All you have to do is follow the success system in your field. I follow this formula:

  1. Inspiration to action – which is finding a passion that will fuel you to take action because you want to not because someone is telling you to,
  2. Know how – gain any knowledge you can get in your field (remembering that, the system works if you work the system),
  3. Make it happen – put all your knowledge, skills and techniques together to create your goals.

How would you suggest young people get involved in this opportunity?
There are many opportunities and support in Brisbane. All you have to do is seek and you shall find, ask and it will be given to you. Knock and the door will be open. Remember, you will become what you think about. Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve. I should also point out that, the only limitation you have is the one you set in your own mind or you let other people set for you.

Where can people get in touch with you?
For exclusive videos, albums, downloads and connecting with me on my social media, visit www.mantistmusic.com

Audax Industria Ensemble

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Audax Industria Ensemble are partnering with Visible Ink throughout 2015 to build their company as well as rehearse for their upcoming show Rumination. After launching in February the ensemble have been working hard to create, develop and devise an innovative space for performance. Hannah and David sat down and gave us a little insight into their vision for Audax Industria Ensemble.

What are you currently working on project-wise?
We are currently working on our inaugural production “Rumination” which is written by Spenser Wallace, directed by David Charmley and choreographed by Hannah Farrelly.

What does Audax Industria Ensemble do and what do you love about it?
The focus of the ensemble is first and foremost with the creation and exploitation of productions in the Brisbane theatre industry. The objective of the ensemble is to collaborate and create innovative, contemporary theatre with a strong focus on multidiscipline art forms. The secondary focus of the ensemble is to share our knowledge and support emerging artists through intensive and weekly training programs, focusing on ensemble collaboration, creative skills and hybrid performance skills.
The reason we have chosen this path is because we are passionate about creating and facilitating theatre, and we have a clear vision for unique and innovative theatre. We are fortunate to have a highly skilled team to work with, who drive us closer to our goal.

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How did you hear about Visible Ink?
We first heard about Visible Ink through Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre, where we have worked as performers and teaching artists. In our experience, we have always been impressed with the facilitators, resources and space provided at Visible Ink.

How would you suggest young people get involved with Audax Industria Ensemble?
We encourage emerging artists to get involved with our ensemble! We are always seeking new and passionate artists to work with – performers, directors, writers, composers, arts administrators, dramaturges, stage managers, designers, and technical artists.

Audax Industria Ensemble’s Top Ten Tips for getting involved:
1. Be bold
2. Have energy
3. Always have fun
4. Explore
5. Work with integrity
6. Keep vitalised
7. Show leadership
8. Be professional
9. Don’t stop learning
10. Network!

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Where can people get in touch with you?
Facebook: www.facebook.com/audaxindustriaensemble
Instagram: @audax_industria_ensemble
Twitter: @audax_industria
Email: info@audaxindustria.com