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

In the Spotlight: Freya Pitt

  Freya Pitt is a Melbourne-based projection artist who is taking the art world by storm. She combines beautiful hand-drawn illustrations with projection installations, shadow puppetry and manipulation to examine how different people react to the environment around them. Pitt’s passion for drawing started as a young child and has stayed with her ever since. She grew up in Western Australia and graduated from the Edith Cowan University in 2009 before moving to Melbourne to complete a Masters of Art in Public Spaces at RMIT University. Her whimsical silhouette works have featured in… Read More

Small Scale Stories – Part 2, Interview with Maria Flourou

  Mobile photographer Maria Flourou kindly agreed to chat to Engage Arts for our Small Scale blog post Part 2. Maria shares her thoughts on Instagram and reveals some of the techniques she uses to create her layered photographic works. Kerry: What inspires your photography? Maria: Life, dreams and escapism. Kerry: Instagram has become a great place to discover artists and their work, what made you join Instagram and why do you like it as a platform? Maria: I had been introduced to it by a friend and was only using it… Read More