As part of QPAC’s First Nations programming, Seedlings provides creative development opportunities to artists and creatives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) heritage. Consisting of four strands, Sparks (writing), Footprints (dance), Blakbeats (Music) and New Works, the program has so far brought together 17 artists to explore, seed new ideas and challenge forms of expressions.
Each session of creative development commences with a deep dive into the artists’ cultural backgrounds through SLQ’s research service. These instigated conversations on how culture informs creative practices.
Seedlings is about the artist and their practice; how and why they create and the coming together of First Nations people in a culturally safe place where their voices can be nurtured, shared and heard.
Main Image Credit: LaVonne BoBongie Photography