by young residents of Flat PPR Jalan Sungai, Penang
‘Sungai Pinang Kita’ is Arts-ED's third community-based Arts and Culture Education Program after
Anak-Anak Kota and My Balik Pulau which uses the creative arts to engage and educate young people to become more aware of their living culture and environment.
This showcase is a culmination of one month of intensive workshops based on the theme of Playing with Recyclable Objects. The three workshops, movement, sculpture and photography led by artists and educators are aimed at creating environmental awareness and developing creative arts skills.
Organized by ARTS-ED (Community-based Arts and Culture Education Program)
Sponsored byPenang Education Council
Supported by Persatuan Penduduk Projek Perumahan Rakyat (PPR) Jalan Sungai
Organized by ARTS-ED and supported by Penang Education Council
We hope you have gained some new knowledge and information through the 4 sessions - 8 speakers talk conducted from Sep-Nov 2012.
This is part of a series of talks on topics pertaining to arts & culture education. The sessions are aimed at post-graduate students, teachers, artists, educators, cultural workers, parents and interested public to encourage dialogue and discussion.
We would like to hear your comments to help us to plan for 2013 series.
Tell us what do you think!
Arts-ED would like to kick start discussion on arts education.
Keep in touch. Some of the scenes captured for the talk series
* A Methodology of Engaging Young People in
the Arts I 8 Sep
* Organizing Creative Projects for Young People in Community
* A Multiple
Intelligence (Mi) Approach to Learning the Arts I 13
* Some Reflections and
Thoughts on Teaching Visual Arts I 3 Nov
Time : 4pm Venue : Alpha Utara Gallery, 83 China Street, 10200 George Town
Speaker 1: Chen Yoke Pin – “Creative Arts & Culture Programs with Urban & Rural Communities”
Speaker 2: Fatimah Hassan – “Creative English Learning Program with Rural Community”
If you are thinking of starting a community-based project involving
young people in your neighbourhood or locality, you should not miss this talk
& sharing. The 2 speakers will share their experiences on how to engage
with community from planning to design to execution of a project. Focus areas
will include how to work with local issues & resources and to strengthen
Entry is FREE.
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project is a series of talks and sharing sessions on topics pertaining to the arts & cultural education. The sessions are aimed at post-graduate students, teachers, artists,
educators, cultural workers and interested public to encourage dialogue and discussion.
About the Speakers:
Chen Yoke Pin
Chen Yoke Pin has been working for
ARTS-ED, a community-based arts and culture education program as senior program
officer for 6 years. She has been actively involved in cultural heritage
education mainly for local children and youth, as well as programs for
stakeholders and community in urban George
Town and rural Balik Pulau. Besides coordinating and facilitating education
programs, Chen is also active in the production and publicity aspects of street
performances and festivals.
Hassan worked for 10 years with Socio-Economic and Environmental Research
Institute (now known as Penang Institute) on various research and projects in
fields such as Information Technology, Social, Economic, Environmental and
Education. Currently, she is attached to Penang Education Council managing and
coordinating various education programmes, including community-based creative
Arts-ED is a Penang-based non-profit organization dedicated to providing creative arts, culture and heritage education to young people aged 10-18 years, since 1999. We run creative and innovative out-of-school camps, projects and events throughout the year in collaboration with volunteer/free-lance arts-educators, artists and facilitators.
We are seeking for a dynamic and energetic individual:
Who believes in creative education for young people
Who enjoy working with young people and local community
Who enjoys processes than only result
Terms:12-month contract, renewable annually
- Managing projects end to end especially focused on the coordinating function -Fully responsible for administration on the project timeline and progress, man power planning, hosting meeting or discussion. -Coordinate and work well with project related supplier, local community (such as school etc), sponsor, consultant or subject expert and media - Ensure project expenses meets the budget requirement - Preparing administrative report and timely report based on needs
- Fresh graduates/ Entry level applicants are encouraged to apply
- Candidate must possess at least a Degree
- Expected work commencement : Immediate starters preferable
- Good working knowledge of computer
- People-oriented with good interpersonal skills
- Experience working with children, young people or community will be an advantage
- Good command of English, Bahasa Malaysia and other local dialects
- Willing to work flexi hours and long hours, or weekends
Venue : 19, Cannon Street, George Town (ARTS-ED
LOCAL CULTURE . CREATIVITY
Can these four areas be connected?
The answer is YES
If you are interested in creative
teaching and learning,
don't missed this!
A show and tell of 'Arts-ED style'
creative workshops by two of our committee members--Ho Sheau Fung and Kuah Li
Feng. These workshops aim to help young people to map, document and interpret
their local culture.
Join us for this session where the
speakers will share their experiences of conducting creative arts workshops for
young people and discuss some useful approaches and strategies employed to
engage the young participants.
case studies will be shared: “U Think U
Can Masak?” a traditional food cooking
workshop and "Wayang Bayang-Bayang" oral history through shadow puppetry.
ADMISSION: Free. All are welcomed
REGISTRATION: Please pre-register with firstname.lastname@example.org or call
ORGANISED BY: ARTS-ED ( Community-based Arts & Culture Education Program)
Case Study 1: “U Think U Can Masak?” A Traditional Food Cooking Workshop
workshop promotes inter-generational culinary skill & knowledge
transmission. The talk will bring you through the 4-month’s experience
involving different stages and strategies employed to continuously engage the
young participants. The talk will also provide
a review of this workshop and some suggestions for similar workshop in the
by Kuah Li Feng
A freelance graphic designer. She has worked with Arts-ED as visual program officer between 2008-2011. Her contributions are mainly in the area of research, referencing and visualizing data via the use of graphics. Her works in Arts-ED include development of visual materials for heritage education, as well as programing heritage-themed creative workshops for young people.
Case Study 2: "Wayang Bayang-Bayang"
Oral History through Shadow Puppetry
of the journey of a group of young people working with artists from
different disciplines to transform the story of a sea
spirit that entered the body of a young boy who then began to create
havoc at home...
by Ho Sheau Fung
Penang-based versatile actress, producer, programme director, drama director and videographer. Passionate in researching, documenting and promotion of cultural and traditional arts forms.