Lets Take Over 2022 | 6 March 2022

Presented by Darebin Arts Speakeasy

What happens when young people are given the chance to produce site-specific and participatory art works at Northcote Town Hall? It's a take over!

The sensationally successful program, Let's Take Over returns for it's fourth year showcasing the creativity of 11 talented young people, aged 15-25, for a one-day arts festival.

Featuring participatory artworks by the 2022 Let's Take Over participants: Tash AtkinsAn DangMerinda Dias-JayasinhaLeila EdelsteinC.FRIMKalina LauerWen-Juenn LeeAkwal MagekKuda MapezaJamil Nabolé and Fathiah Raihan.

Across 16 weeks, participants completed a professional development program facilitated by Sarah Austin, Cassandra Fumi and Stella Charls, with mentoring support from Guy Ritani and Edwina Green, and workshops led by guest industry professionals including Uncle Bill Nicholson Jnr., Wesley Enoch, Caroline Bowditch, Kate Davis, Selene Bateman and Declan Furber Gillick.

The artworks on display 

Out of Sight, Out of Mind by Tash Atkins          Merry Christmas, Babe! by An Dang

The blue area      by Merinda Dias-Jayasinha             Tracing un-cultivation by Leila Edelstein                  

Within Walls by Kalina Lauer                          The Heartwood Map by Jamil Nabolé

The telephone is a river; it asks you to cup       
your hands and pray by Wen-Juenn Lee           YUKYUH by Kuda Mapeza    

They come and they go by Fathiah Raihan        The Gods are Dead by Akwal Magek

Asantewaa by C.FRIM

Image by: Pia Johnson

Let's Take Over was proudly supported by:
Australia Council of the Arts, Besen Family Foundation, VicHealth and Science Gallery