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Artist in Residence for the Song Room, West Australia

Rachel writes from overseas, Ive recently completed another successful residency for the Song Room , an organisation which funds artists to lead workshops in low social economic area schools nationally. Working with the friendly staff and pupils of Belmay Primary, … Continue reading

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‘Up in the air!’, a Cloud Child world imagined by children at Como Childrens Centre, Perth, WA

‘Up in the Air’ Cloud children installation was made in June/July 2014 with children at Como Children’s Centre by Rachel Riggs Early Years artist and visual theatre specialist. Another exciting investigative journey is about to begin with the theme of … Continue reading

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Cloud Child flies into W.A! Artist in Residence at Como Children’s Centre

Rachel writes: From February 2014, I have been artist in residence at Como Childrens Centre, PerthComo Children is a unique early learning centre serving children aged 2-5 years in a beautiful home-style setting with the creative arts at the centre. … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps at REmida,Perth WA

Last month, Rachel was artist in residence at REmida, a recycled resources centre in Perth. as part of her research, she invited her friend’s 3 year old to explore the building and all its contents. He was interested in all … Continue reading

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Wayang World Puppet Carnival – Jakarta Sept 1-8th, 2013

http://www.wayangcarnival.com/home/ Well the dust has settled, and Im ready to write about the wonderful time had at ‘the most extravagant wayang-puppet carnival in the world!’ Over 40 companies played, with a big eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary work.  I … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps with Kulunga Aboriginal Kindergarten, W.A

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Allira, Rachel and Chris celebrate at NAIDOC day Since July 2012, I have been collaborating with Kulunga Aboriginal Kindergarten, Hilton, Fremantle, Western Australia, a unique community resource for supporting early years children of Indegenous heritage and their families. I have … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps Australia Council for the Arts Professional Development

Rachel Riggs, ‘Imaginary Leaps’ Creative Director is continuing with her Professional Community Arts Partnerships Development with Kulunga Aboriginal Kindergarten in Perth , Western Australia. Funded by the Australia Council for the Arts, Rachel is able to focus on developing and … Continue reading

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