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Place in Space: Augmented Reality Workshop with April Phillips

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Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

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Wagga Wagga, NSW 2650

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This one hour augmented reality workshop with April Phillips is followed by a 30 minute conversation event with Aunty Cheryl Penrith.

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‘place in space’ - Augmented Reality Workshop with April Phillips

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

Wednesday 4 November, 3:30pm – 5pm

10 places available in real life

10 places available via Zoom

Cost: $15 or free to healthcare card holders

Join regional NSW digital artist and educator April Phillips to learn simple augmented reality skills. The workshop will explore examples of augmented reality art as an emerging technology and how it is used in experimental art. April will guide participants to think spatially and the steps in how to combine handmade elements with digital collage to create a mini film of objects in space.

Following this one-hour workshop, Aunty Cheryl Penrith and April Phillips will discuss how augmented and virtual reality intersect with Wiradjuri and Blak ways of knowing and being in the world.

To participate in this workshop, you will need:

• a phone or ipad with Weird Cuts app (Free) downloaded prior to the workshop. No need to learn the app prior.

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April Phillips will be leading the workshop and participating in the conversation via Zoom.

Biographies

April Phillips is a Wiradjuri-Scottish woman of the Galari people. Her practice includes working as an illustrator, researcher and arts educator based on the far south coast of NSW on the lands of the Djiringanj people of the Yuin nation (Bermagui). April is interested in combining emerging technologies with professional arts practice with her career as a creative learning producer for arts and social impact organisation Big hART. April was successfully awarded the 2019 Create NSW 360 Visions funding, to develop spatial drawing for VR and AR for Aboriginal artists in NSW.

Cheryl Penrith is a Wiradjuri Elder and Cultural Leader who is passionate about cultural empowerment and community development and wellbeing. Cheryl has been involved in the revival of Wiradjuri cultural practices such as language, possum skin cloak making and women’s cultural business. Cheryl is a graduate in the Wiradjuri Language, Culture and Heritage Course at Charles Sturt University, the first program of its kind where Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians work and study together with the aim of re-vitalising the Wiradjuri nation.

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