Nominating for Counsel
This year Zoe is running for Local Government to learn more about governance in Local Government and to use the last 25 years of facilitation, mediation, advocacy , business and creative consultancy to extend solution broking into a new space!
Let's see if the grassroots meetings and connecting with NGOs and media consultation skills will have enough uptake to gain a place among the 15 other nominees. October 16th will be the day of reckoning
This year it has been a privillege and a steep learning curve describing the first Noongar Opera for DADAA who provided a sensory tour and audio described performance for 12 children who are blind or live with with vision impairment.
There are many more to come so watch thins space
Intimacy Coordination For Film and TV
Working with Nigel Poulton ( Bell Shakespeare, STC, MTC) Alicia Rhodes (HBO , Juliard) to acquire international certification and improve skillbase for WA Film, TV and Stage Directors.
For Directors with an artistic vision who need to save time, increase artistry and integrity in the choreography of intimate scenes.
As a fight coordinator is to scenes of violence violence an Intimacy coordinator is for scenes that include minors, kissing, touching,groping,simulated sexual activity.
Capturing the Directors vision while keeping crews and actors safe
Podcasting & Radio skills
This year I was pleased to work with Vision Australia Radio, The AFL, Community Radio volunteers across Australia and with private individuals in media spokesperson preparation,voice production, recording and editing content to broadcast quality for multip-platform use.
For people who have to and want to talk to audiences via mutlit platform media.
Touched by Suicide
A Mental Health Initiative With Community Arts Network and James Berlyn
Touched By Suicide is an art-workshop designed by Western Australian multi-disciplinary artist James Berlyn and co-facilitated with Zoe Warwick. Touched By Suicide is not clinical therapy, it is a safe-space art practice for people whose lives have been affected by suicide or suicidal ideation.
Training & Facilitation
This year has been a steep learning curve for online learning staring with a collaboration with DADAA delivering a highly successful online inclusion program for venues in Singapore trying to make their venues more inclusive to people with disabilities.
Community Lawyers wellness workshops across NSW and Victoria.
More blended learning across in WA for Management and Leaders.
Cyber Safety Workshops
Everybody has the right to feel safe....all of the time online.
Delivery of over 75 workshops with teachers parents and students across Western Australia.
Working with communities and experts across Australia to skill up facilitators ,parents and teachers to prevent and respond to fraud, image based abuse, bullying and online predators has been a highlight this year. We're currently working on some great new tools for families so stay tuned!
A Different Way Home (Melbourne)
A mental health initiative on ageing well
This community collaboration included the City of Stonnington our Local Government Partner and Chapel off Chapel our Arts venue of choice and Annecto and a collective of professional Artists. A production was mounted, audiences provided with support and surveyed and the expert panel all combined towards 53% of attendees stating they would taking specific actions towards ageing well as a direct result of this initiative....oh and we had some rave reviews.
Sensory Storytelling in Aged Care with Agelink Theatre
Agelink Theatre Inc. & Bethanie Homes Riversea
Caring creatively - An innovative and transformational arts project celebrating people with dementia and their stories using sensory storytelling techniques.
The leaders at Bethanie Homes and Curtin Care have recently won two awards for their courage and willingness to improve quality of life for people with demential and their families through this creative innovation in aged care.
The data over two years has shown a marked increase in wellbeing indicators such as a reduction in anxiety at approximately 6%-12% for participants in the program.
Concepts4change was engaged by Agelink Theatre Inc. to deliver this project in collaboration with Curtin Care and Riversea at Bethanie. We unearthed the creative stories from residents and transformed the stories into creative spoken word, music and movement with residents and facilitated the sessions with some very talented professional artists such as Craig Skelton , Jessie J, dawn Yates and Rachael Bott and a big thanks to Jordon for capturing these wonderful images.
Making LGBTI Inclusion Happen!
A conference for age care service providers
Funded by the Commonwealth Government
Working with the expertise of the GLBTI Retirement Association of WA Inc. & Celebrate Ageing we collaborated to ensure that local and national experts in the field of LGBTI inclusion policy and practice presented their stories and latest research.
A Community of Practice
to support inclusion work was established and GRAI is now the leading provider of education and advocacy in WA in this area.