Nillumbik Digital Agora Youth Program 2018

Young digital creatives assemble

The Nillumbik Digital Agora’s Youth Program will create contemporary projection and digital artworks exhibited in public space in Eltham in September. Secondary students partnered to the Banyule Nillumbik Tech School with an interest in art, film, design, animation, projection and gaming are invited to participate in a three-day creative workshop with artist, Yandell Walton, to gain new creative and technical skills and contribute to new collaborative public artworks.

Key dates

  • Friday 3 August applications close
  • Friday 10 August successful applicants notified
  • Wednesday 22, Thursday 23 and Friday 24 August 9am-3pm workshop and collaborative artwork
  • Friday 14 September official launch of artworks in Eltham

Program outcomes and artwork display

  • To support creative experimentation and technical skills development that enhances opportunities for young artists.
  • Workshops will include supported exploration of digital technologies for creative outcomes and the collaborative creation of digital based artworks.
  • Artworks collaboratively created by participants will be exhibited in public space in Eltham in September 2018

Workshop information

  • Participation is free
  • All technical equipment will be provided
  • Workshops will be held from 9am-3pm over three consecutive days
  • Workshops will be held at Banyule Nillumbik Tech School, 61 Civic Drive, Greensborough
  • All workshop facilitators hold Working with Children Checks
  • Lunch will be provided on all days

Selection process

Successful participants will be chosen by a selection panel comprising of the lead project artist, a representative from the Nillumbik Arts Advisory Committee and a representative from Banyule Nillumbik Tech School.

Up to 10 young artists will be selected on the basis of:

  • Statement as to why they wish to participate in the program
  • Examples of previous work 

Eligibility and criteria

  • Young artists are encouraged to bring all of their creative ideas.
  • Young artists are not required to have any previous knowledge or experience in projection or digital arts.
  • Young artists must be aged between 13 and 18 years
  • Young artists must attend one of the 19 partner schools of the Banyule Nillumbik Tech School.
  • Young artists must be nominated by a teacher and have permission to attend from their school.
  • Young artists must be available to attend all three creative development workshops days held at Banyule Nillumbik Tech School.
  • Applicants can only apply once.

The Nillumbik Digital Agora project is supported by the State Government of Victoria through Creative Victoria’s Creative Suburbs Program. The project’s youth program is presented in partnership with Banyule Nillumbik Tech School.

Applications have closed

If you need help with your application contact Clare Leporati, Public and Participatory Arts Officer on 9433 3126