Posts Tagged: brisbane youth week

Brisbane’s Creative Hubs

You can find out more about creative spaces across Brisbane from this neat little video from The Great Day Out which includes a tour through our space!

Are you an emerging activist?

Active Citizenship: Free workshops suitable for anyone with a passion to drive change

Saturday 23 March, 2:30pm-5:30pm | Saturday 4 May, 12:30pm-3:30pm
Where: Visible Ink Youth Hub, 5 Green Square Close, fortitude Valley
Cost: Free
Ages: 12-25 years
Bookings: Email visibleinkvalley@brisbane.qld.gov.au to confirm your place

Join us for an interactive and immersive workshop to build your skills in planning, designing and producing activist campaigns and events. This workshop will briefly explore successful activist campaigns across the globe, and go through the makings of successful campaigns and events, before putting this in the context of social movement building. You will also have the opportunity to build your own campaign/event within the workshop.

This workshop is facilitated by The One Woman Project. They are one of Australia’s fastest-growing, youth-led, not-for-profit organisations dedicated to providing quality education about and advocacy promoting global gender equality. We believe that the first step to gender equality is providing our young people with the education, skills and power to tackle it in their local, national and international communities.

You can find more information by emailing or chatting to Vis Ink staff.

Youth Week Countdown

Brisbane Youth Week starts this Friday 6 April and runs through until Sunday 15 April.

With a host of free events, workshops, panels and live music, you should really jump over to What’s On to see what’s happening across Brisbane or hop across to Visible Ink’s Youth Week page to see what’s happening at the space.

 

Visible Ink’s program has been planned and organised by young people for young people.

Alana Potts

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.

alana-landscape

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.