2015 – what a year!

With the holiday season upon us it feels like the right time to reflect on the year that was… 2015 has been a fantastic first year for the Engage Arts team. We’ve produced some exciting projects and collaborated with amazing creative partners. For the International Year of Light we participated in the U.R{BNE} Festival bringing a range of creative projects to life. We organised a 1 Million Stars to End Violence workshop and were proud to produce Alinta Krauth’s projection mapped installation, Wind blisters those who try to run, which shone a… Read More

Workshop | Million Stars

  For the 2015 U.R{BNE} Festival, the festival organisers were looking for artists and producers to facilitate events that aimed to activate urban spaces through public participation and community engagement. Engage Arts proposed a workshop based on the community-engagement project 1 Million Stars to End Violence, established by Samoan-Australian artist and weaver Maryann Talia Pau in 2012. Maryann vision is to collect 1 million woven stars from people around the globe by 2018. Her project aims to spread a message of love and hope for victims of violence. Engage Arts’ concept for this workshop was to invite festival… Read More

In the Spotlight: Maryann Talia Pau

  Update (1/4/2015): Engage Arts is excited to invite you to our ‘1 Million Stars to End Violence’ weaving workshop, which will be held as part of the U.R{BNE} Festival. The weaving workshop will be open from 4.30pm – 8.30pm at the BrisStyle IndieTwilight Markets. You are welcome to come at anytime and spend as much time as you like weaving stars. The 1 Million Stars to End Violence Project Maryann Talia Pau is a Samoan-Australian artist and weaver, whose weaving project, 1 Million Stars to End Violence, shares a beautiful message… Read More