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Backstories – Carramar (RSVPs full!)

Saturday March 14, 2020
18:00 - 20:00
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Backstories is a one day multi-sited storytelling festival located in the suburbs of Perth. Reaching from Falcon to Carramar, Backstories provides new opportunities for storytellers to share stories in local backyards.

Bring a picnic and a blanket, hear from two storytellers, and meet new members of your community—all in your local area of Carramar!

Featuring local storytellers Saadia Ahmed and Colin Archibald, facilitated by Mason Vellios

Please note that although this is a FREE event RSVP is essential. The exact location of this event will be emailed to ticket holders on Monday 9 March.

This project is kindly funded by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, Healthway and Act-Belong-Commit.

Follow Backstories on Instagram @backstoriesperth


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Mason Vellios

Mason Vellios is a WAAPA-trained composer and sound engineer. He is currently a lecturer in the Music and Sound Department at Mount Pleasant College and is very well-known for his work on installation projects, online media projects, festivals, advertisements, short documentaries and short films. Mason works extensively with the Centre for Stories as a sound engineer, so much so, his story is featured in the Centre for Stories' Soul Food series.

Saadia Ahmed

Saadia Ahmed is a writer, journalist, voiceover artist, and activist from Pakistan who moved to Australia less than two years ago. An architect by qualification, Saadia Ahmed found her solace in writing and drama after graduating from the architecture school. Her work is regularly published in the leading publications in Pakistan with special emphasis on human rights in general and women rights in particular.

Colin Archibald

Colin was born to migrant parents from Jamaica, and spent his formative years in London. He has been living in Perth for the past 14 years, where he supports businesses to retain, support, and empower employees from culturally diverse backgrounds through his consultancy, Eleven Consulting. He also works for the Education Department as a youth support worker at a local high school. 

This event is located in the suburb of Carramar (6031).

Exact location of backyard will be emailed to ticket holders before the event.


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