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 Atkins, An Dang, Merinda Dias-Jayasinha, Leila Edelstein, C.FRIM, Kalina Lauer, Wen-Juenn Lee, Akwal Magek, Kuda Mapeza, Jamil 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