Aboriginal community

Three Moree parks have been transformed by Australia’s finest graffiti artists in a project celebrating the sense of pride and place of local Aboriginal communities. The artists - Vans the Omega (Adelaide), John Kaye (Gold Coast) and Emmanuel Moore (Brisbane) - visited Moree for six days...

Artist Tim Johnson and street art choreographer George Shaw came to Moree this year to begin research on the NEXUS public art project. Over a weekend we held bbqs in 4 parks – Sullivans, Stanley Village, Wales Park and Bottom Camp – to talk to...

Shame, though only just 5 little letters all pushed together, is a powerful word. Its existence in society packs a huge negative punch, where shame still shapes and defines the immediate lives of many individuals and haunts many communities. Regrettably It travels across all demographics,...

    We all experience shame. It is not like guilt 'the feeling that we've done something bad'. Shame is the secret feeling that we are bad - that we are not good enough, and we don't belong. The more secret the shame, the more destructive it...

The children at Kiah Pre-School in Moree were so proud to launch their CD today. Called Kiah Kids - Yuligi Yugul Gari, it's a collection of songs translated into our Kamilaroi language, and includes familiar ones like If You're Happy & You Know It and...

For the past six months I've been filming with BE's belly casters - Jo Davidson and Valerie Quinlin - as they conduct workshops up and down the east coast. We are making short documentaries about the belly casting projects in Brisbane, Nambucca, Forster and Moree....

In the Illawarra we're currently working with children under 12 for our film project 'Protection'. We often give crew duties to those who aren't playing a role in what we're shooting that day. This can range from operating a camera or sound equipment to calling...

It's the weekend. For some it's the time for cleaning the house, for others going out for a laughter filled lunch with friends, steering a speedy taxi service transporting kids to sport or simply putting your feet up relaxing at home. But for me I'm...

Cyclists from the Future2 Wheel Classic were pedaling through Armidale recently, so BEYOND EMPATHY decided to create an impromptu performance at Minimbah School. The idea was to showcase some of the outcomes of the Maven Project, which was supported by money raised from previous rides....

Polyglot Theatre and Beyond Empathy have been collaborating on a series of developmental workshops in Moree and in the Illawara. It was about cultural exchange, connection, dreams and play. Polyglot Theatre  is a leader in making installation art through child-centred practice. The company's unique focus on...