Welcome + Connect with Martine Perret
Martine joins us in the North Midlands during March 2021 as our second Ebb + Flow artist-in-residence.
Martine Perret is a photographer and artist living in Margaret River in Western Australia's South West region. After a long career in photojournalism, covering UN peacekeeping missions in conflict zones, Martine now focuses her time on producing work in and around Western Australia with a strong focus on the aerial landscape as a storytelling tool.
During Martine's residency she will be facilitating workshops held in different towns, schools and at community days, and throiugh a professional workshop at the Macpherson Homestead. Martine will also create a new work collaboratively with the community in response to the Ebb + Flow theme. Please see below details of the creative activities you can get involved with.
Martine in residence...
ME, MYSELF & I
Old, young, singles, couples, family and friends!
We want to get as many photos of people from the North Midlands to be part of our 'ME MYSELF & I' Ebb + Flow project.
Dress to express you! Bring props and anything colourful and fun you'd like in your photo. Make sure you bring your smartphone, camera or tablet to learn how to take that perfect photo! It's a fun hands-on photoshoot being run by Martine Perret happening at Summer Nights:
5:30pm on Saturday 20th March
Town Park on Main Street in Coorow
No RSVP is required. This is a free drop in activity during our Act Belong Commit Summer Night events.
Martine Perret EXHIBITION LAUNCH
You're invited to the launch of Beyond Above Western Australian, an exhibition by South West artist Martine Perret who is undertaking a creative residency in the North Midlands. Come along to check out the exhibition, meet Martine and find out more about the exciting activities she'll be undertaking in our community.
This is a free event and no RSVP is required. 6:30pm to 9pm at The Bank Gallery in Carnamah on Saturday 13 March 2021.
Ditch the AUTO, start shooting MANUAL!
This tuition will help hone your craft and sharpen your skills in landscape photography and portraiture.
Learn how to better use your camera, its functions and settings so that you can achieve greater creative control over your photography. Gain more confidence in taking professional quality images.
Sunday 21 March from 3:30 to 6pm at Macpherson Homestead one kilometre east of Carnamah on the Bunjil-Carnamah Road. Click here for all the details and to RSVP.
EXHIBITION @ The Bank Gallery
You're invited to see Beyond Above Western Australia by South West photographer Martine Perret at The Bank Gallery at 8 Macpherson Street in Carnamah 10am to 1pm on weekends:
Sunday 14 March
Saturday 20 + Sunday 21 March
Saturday 27 + Sunday 28 March
Saturday 3 + Sunday 4 April
Saturday 10 + Sunday 11 April
Saturday 17 + Sunday 18 April
Saturday 24 + Sunday 25 April
There is no cost to attend this exhibition
All schools in and around the North Midlands are invited to arrange a private viewing of the exhibition with accompanying curatorial talk at no cost. Teachers, please contact Catie via email to arrange a time that best suits your timetable email@example.com
"Martine Perret has framed a fraction of Western Australia’s breathtaking landscapes from above and captured what is profoundly magical and timeless about this land. "Paola Anselmi, Curator & Arts Writer
STAY CONNECTED with the 'EBB + FLOW' artists
Stay connected with Lynda Howitt
Lynda joined us in the North Midlands mid February to early March 2021 as our first artist-in-residence.
Lynda is an Artist, Designer and Soulseeker based at Geraldton in WA's Mid West region. Her work breathes a soul resonance and aims to illuminate the soul by evoking its sensibility. Through her unique blend of art, design and spirituality and her free-flowing, intuitive process, her work holds a greater sense of peace, inspiring our natural state of wellbeing.
Check out the some of Lynda's photos of her residency below!
Workshop with Mingenew Painting Group
Exhibition at The Bank Gallery Carnamah
Workshop with Create in Company
Workshop with Perenjori Primary School
Workshop at Summer Nights Carnamah
Workshop at Carnamah District Highschool
Workshop with Morawa District Highschool
Workshop at Summer Nights Three Springs
Workshop with Three Springs Primary
Supporters improving the health + wellbeing & liveability + vibrancy of regional WA
The series of Ebb+Flow residencies occuring in 2021 have been made possible thanks to Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and Lotterywest Creative Communities COVID-19 Recovery Program.
Regional Arts Network