9 December 2020

In 'There Was A River', the artists from the stArts with D Performance Ensemble tell their story of a river flowing through the red hills.

Unbroken Land, Incite Arts – Alice Springs took out the 'Projects' category award at the recent NT Arts Access Awards, announced at this year’s International Day of People with Disability event in Darwin on Thursday 3 December.

The 'Projects' Category recognises a project which has demonstrated outstanding leadership in accessible and inclusive arts practice. The Awards recognise the contributions of individual artists, projects, arts workers and support workers and organisations in the Northern Territory who have been working to improve accessibility and inclusion in the creative arts, across all genres of creative endeavour.

The NT Arts Access awards are a joint project of Arts Access Darwin and Incite Arts (Alice Springs) running since 2009.

Incite Arts delivers high-quality, accessible arts programs in collaboration with the communities of Central Australia, focusing on both those who are under-served and those who face barriers to arts engagement.

Fabian Miller, Michael Wallace, Lizzie Trew, Isaac Trew, Lance Gill, Tiffany Malthouse, Janice Carrol and Brandon Williams are all people who we support in Alice Springs who performed in the most most recent Incite Arts arts piece titled, ‘There Was A River’. 

The video tells their story of a river flowing through the red hills. Written by Tiffany Malthouse, Devona Palmer and the stArts withD Performance Ensemble, ‘There Was A River’ is told in English, Arrernte and many Auslan signs for Unbroken Land 2020, an initiative by Incite Arts in Alice Springs.

For media inquiries please contact communications@inciteya.org.au

More information on the artists

Meet ‘Unbroken Land’ Artists Tiffany Malthouse and Lizzie Trew

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