Living site, living values: the Matendera festival as practice in community conservation and presentation
Wangkarra : communication and the verbal arts of Australia’s Western Desert
Aligning tradition and creativity: preserving pansori in South Korea
Beyond the intangible/tangible binary: an analysis of historic built environments in Valencia, Spain
Cross-cultural understanding of Chinese traditional puppetry: integrating digital technology to enhance audience engagement
Christmas cribs: traditions of szopka art and craft in Cracow
Free standing dry-stone-walling at Matendera, and the crown of the kopje from which the granite used to build the monument was sourced.
Traditional performances during the Matendera festival.
Participants showing traditional dishes they have prepared for the cooking competition.
Traditional dances performed by school children from nearby schools.
Preparation of traditional foods.
Delrick Holland, Wilurarra Creative Studio, 2010.
Graphic elements in a sand story, representing people (‘U’ shapes), a fire, artefacts, and an enclosing shelter. Drawing by Elizabeth Marrkilyi Ellis.
Joella Butler, 2013. ‘Tjalaku – Going for honey ants in the Toyota’.
Trenton Giles, Wilurarra Creative Studio, 2015.
Tjarlirli by Esther Giles, 2016. This painting is of the waterholes and sandhills of Esther Giles’ traditional country around Tjarlirli.
Katrina Giles and Joella Butler using a storywire.
Leaves and other small objects are used to represent characters in sand stories.
The WDVA team documenting sand storytelling in the Ngaanyatjarra Lands.
Purrungu by Elizabeth Marrkilyi Ellis, 2016. This painting is of the country around Purrungu which was created by the Kutungu Woman in the Tjukurrpa
A glimpse of the interior of a 1960s unit, Hong Kong Housing Authority Exhibition Centre.
Interior of a unit in the 1950s. Hong Kong Museum of History.
The horse riders -mayorals- enter the crowded village streets on horseback, followed by bulls. Segorbe, Castellón.
The ball pla traditional dancing is celebrated each year in the old bullfighting court of the village of Benassal, Castellón.
The pilgrims of les Useres resting before entering the village after the pilgrimage to Sant Joan de Penyagolosa, Castellón.
The pilgrims of Culla saying their last prayers on the journey to the historic centre of the village.
The Santantonada celebration takes place in a historic context. A huge pile of bushes is burnt in the central square of the village of Forcall, Castellón.
Puppetry research conference presentation.
Fieldwork and in-depth semi-structured interviews, Edinburgh International Festival.
Workshop with puppetry stakeholders in Norwich.
Semi-structured interviews and gesture filming, Garlic Theatre, Norwich.
Fieldwork, Shanghai Theatre Academy.
Antique nativity scene by Michał Ezenekier.