Girringun Portraits

Girringun Portraits

Girringun Portraits

Girringun Portraits – Resilience after Yasi is a film documentary highlighting the understanding of community resilience and preparedness and reconciliation from the perspective of the nine indigenous tribes of the Girringun Aboriginal Corporation, in the Cassowary Coast region in Far North Queensland. Fiona Croft mentored emerging indigenous artist, Debra Murray to develop a photographic/story exhibition and this documentary film.

Splashing about in our catchment

Splashing about in our catchment

Splashing about in our catchment

Author: Creative Resilience Alliance and NSF Consulting (Natalie Fisher)

Location: This case study was created as part of an evaluation of the Creative Recovery Pilot Project for Arts Queensland. It illustrates the power of creative education and its ability to help children overcome their fear of rain, following the floods in Queensland’s Lockyer Valley in 2011, Lockyer Valley Regional Council, Queensland, Australia

Funding Body: Arts Queensland and Australia Council for the Arts

Description: Primary School and Artists create a claymation to develop positive relationship to rain and the water cycle post Queensland Floods 2011 to overcome student absentism.

Lockyer Valley Land Art Project – Spierling Family

Lockyer Valley Land Art Project – Spierling Family

Lockyer Valley Land Art Project – Spierling Family

Author: Creative Recovery Network

Location: Spierling Family – Lockyer Cut Flowers, Lockyer Valley Regional Council, Queensland, Australia

Funding Body: Arts Queensland Creative Recovery Initiative and the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal

Description: Farmers and Artists across Lockyer Valley come together to creatively explore resilience and community identity post the 2011 & 2013 Queensland floods. The Spierling family were one of the farm families who participated. This is the story of their experience.

Lockyer Valley Land Art Project –  Seaton Family

Lockyer Valley Land Art Project – Seaton Family

Lockyer Valley Land Art Project – Seaton Family

Author: Creative Recovery Network

Location: Seatonfire Farm – Seatonfire Chilli Chocolate, Lockyer Valley Regional Council, Queensland, Australia

Funding Body: Arts Queensland Creative Recovery Initiative and the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal

Description: Farmers and Artists across Lockyer Valley come together to creatively explore resilience and community identity post the 2011 & 2013 Queensland floods. The Seatonfire Farm was one of the farm families who participated. This is the story of their experience.

Lockyer Valley Land Art Project – Dipple Family

Lockyer Valley Land Art Project – Dipple Family

Lockyer Valley Land Art Project – Dipple Family

Author: Creative Recovery Network

Location: Dipple Family Farm – Bare Essentials, Lockyer Valley Regional Council, Queensland, Australia

Funding Body: Arts Queensland Creative Recovery Initiative and the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal

Description: Farmers and Artists across Lockyer Valley come together to creatively explore resilience and community identity post the 2011 & 2013 Queensland floods. The Dipple family were one of the farm families who participated. This is the story of their experience.How art can bring rejuvenation and a healing to everyday people.

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