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Side Walks - Taking Up Space (fully booked)

Saturday October 5, 2019
13:15 - 14:00
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Side Walks is a dynamic, one-day celebration of storytelling in its various forms across Northbridge and the Perth CBD. Bringing together artists, writers, journalists and poets from across multiple disciplines, Side Walks presents six free unique events in venues both usual and unusual. From poetry to crime writing, literature to oral storytelling, these engaging events will inspire, challenge, and delight.

Mani Gomes, Lisa Longman (CEO) and Shenali Perera (Program Facilitator) from The Young Boxing Woman Project weave personal stories with socio-political commentary to discuss the practice of claiming space – an act of rebellion in a world that tells women to stay in their lane.

Event Location: Museum of Perth


This is a free event, however RSVP is essential to secure a spot! Please fill in the RSVP form below.

If you require an AUSLAN interpreter please ensure you RSVP by September 21st. Please email info@centreforstories.com with any questions or concerns.

If you have any accessibility requirements, we will do our best to cater to you. Please email info@centreforstories.com with any questions or concerns.

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Lisa Longman

Lisa is the founder of The Young Boxing Woman Project: a project to build confidence and leadership skills disguised as a boxing program, leveraging the evidenced based links between physical achievements in sports and achievement in education and career. Empowering women to claim their space without apology, because being willing to make mistakes and fail is the only way to learn and improve.

Shenali Perera

Shenali is interested in intercultural dialogue and telling stories that engage marginalised communities in Australia's political and cultural spheres. She is especially passionate about empowering young women to claim their space, and voice, without apology. While at university, she started boxing as a hobby and now works as a program facilitator and Impact Strategist for The Young Boxing Woman Project.

Mani Gomes

Mani Mae Gomes is an independent artist based in Perth. She is a performer of contemporary dance and independent theatre, with some involvement in making as well. After a pre-professional year performing with LINK Dance Company at WAAPA, Mani Mae received her Bachelor of Arts (Dance) Honours in 2017. Aside from this, Mani Mae enjoys working as a dance teacher and children's entertainer.

The Museum of Perth chronicles the social, cultural, political and architectural history of Perth. Our exhibition gallery serves as a meeting place of ideas and stories, a retail space, micro-cinema and a cultural hub in a part of our city that is in flux.

Location: Museum of Perth, 8-10 The Esplanade Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

Please note this venue is not wheelchair accessible. If you would like to attend this event and you require wheelchair access, please contact us prior to the event and we will do our best to accomodate.

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