Nov 072017
 

On Thursday November 2 Patrick Carter finally made it to St John of God Hospital in Midland after five times of trying!

Working with Laura Boynes, Lincoln MacKinnon and Deborah May, Pat performed in projections of his works, KUNG FU and HIDING BUSH in the hospital’s Clinical Simulation Room.

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May 302017
 

Julia Hales developed a goal setting workshop for MIXED REALITY artists and delivered it last week…

 

For my Sync Leadership I always want to help the other young artists to follow their dreams.

I have learnt to do goal setting with MIXED REALITY artists to map out their goals.

First I start by telling them my story about how I worked at achieving my goals.

I also ask them to DREAM BIG and dreaming big means you push yourself to achieve your dreams and to see your self in the future and to keep working in the future.

I also learnt to give them some exercises to help them to map out their goals on their own and in groups. I show them my example of setting my goals to follow as well.

We all worked together in groups over three days to set some new skills to get to their big dream.

The goal setting workshop went every well and everyone in the workshop is very happy and very excited that the workshop had helped them a lot to keep working on their big dreams.

I would like to keep doing more goals setting with other people and also people with Down Syndrome as well.

I worked with Danny, Lauren, Tina, Pat, Hugo, Verity, Cameron, Aidan and Sam.

Julia Hales, May 30, 2017

May 212017
 

I am currently working intensely with five artists from the Mixed Reality project. Patrick Carter, Tina Fielding, Lauren Marchbank, Danny Tuckey and Julia Hales.

Each artist has their own creative agenda and drive and my role as a facilitator is to assist each individual to realise their projects.

With an arts practice based in movement and film I am currently working on developing live dance and theatre performance outcomes with each person. Themes that have emerged throughout the workshopping process have been identity, culture and reality. What is real for you? What is your everyday reality? The work we have been creating is personal and revealing and has proved to be both challenging and rewarding for the artists and I.

Once we have formed the live performance material we will then move into working with technology and virtual reality. We will be looking at how each personal reality then manifests in an unnatural virtual world. This experimentation will then be incorporated with the live performance for some of the artists.

Laura Boynes, May 19, 2017

May 182017
 

JULIA: Pat paints on mask and hospital gowns and puts them on wall. I take photo of Pat painting.

  

      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAT: I have been painting hospital masks. We are going to hang them on the wall for my performance.

Patrick Carter with Julia Hales, May 11, 2017

May 172017
 

I saw Pat looking at his art, move around his painting on wall with Laura with music and movement.

With dance, legs, arms, chair.

Talking about what they want on Facebook.

Showing Pat’s work on the wall, movement on the chair in front of painting, now movement by standing up. Movement as well on chair.

Image: My country is far away its called Fitzroy Crossing. It is in bloom at the moment. It looks really nice. The flowers are red, yellow and black. There are lots of tall trees.