THIS evening, Tuesday, September 10, Belconnen Arts Centre ventures into the world of Canberra’s multicultural artists.“Cross Currents” will bring together artists from diverse cultural backgrounds and disciplines to address ethnicity, creativity and the power of cultural interchange. Musician Salar Ayoubi, actor Raoul Craemer, dancer Adelina Larsson, visual artist Heike Qualitz and moderator and playwright Noonee Doronilla will form a panel of artists who will discuss the inspirations that have fed into their work.
Ayoubi trained at the Tehran Conservatory of Music, Craemer trained as an actor in London and spent his childhood in Germany and five years as a teenager in India. Adelina Larsson is a Swedish/Australian director, producer, choreographer and performer who directs Short+Sweet Dance and Ausdance ACT Youth Dance Festival, and Qualitz is a practising artist and community worker was raised on the outskirts of Berlin.
For this mixture of performance and discussion about their experiences of cultural interchange, the moderator will be Filipina-Australian multicultural playwright Noonee Doronilla.
“Cross Currents,” at Belconnen Arts Centre, 118 Emu Bank, Belconnen, 6-7.30pm, Tuesday, September 10. No booking required, entry by gold coin donation. The program will be followed by a Q&A.