Are you an artist or illustrator, educator, musician or storyteller, or a local craftsperson?
LOST IN BOOKS has lots of opportunities for you!
SOUND SYSTEM MUSIC RESIDENCY
LOST IN BOOKS, with the support of Create NSW, is inviting a Sydney-based musician or musical group to apply to take up the Sound System musical residency.
Sound System celebrates artists who want to make music in languages other than English. We celebrate the power of speaking a language other than English.
Be supported by LOST IN BOOKS and the FORKED TONGUES Story Telling Collective. Use your first language to share stories and culture.
Gain a free qualification.
Gain skills to earn extra income as a storyteller at: Schools, libraries, LOST IN BOOKS and at community services.
MULTILINGUAL HOMEWORK CLUB
Are you a teacher, or training to become one? Are you a uni student? Or high school subject specialist? Do you have two hours a week to support newly arrived students so they can thrive in Australian schools?
Join us at LOST IN BOOKS for our Homework Club which is delivered with our community partners, the Iraqi Australian University Graduates Forum.
Every Wednesday afternoon, we meet at 3:30pm for afternoon tea and relaxation. Then from 4pm - 6pm we help students (K-12) and their families to understand their homework and partner with them for success. Join us to be part of the warm welcome we extend to new Australians.
LANGUAGE WRITING ACADEMY
If you can teach others to write Arabic, we are interested to know you!
LOST IN BOOKS runs Language Writing Academy on Tuesday evenings, 5 - 7pm during term time.
Register your interest as a a teacher in the form below.
If you want to learn, register an EOI through the button below (LEARN MORE).
LANGUAGE TEACHERS - expression of interest
CALL-OUT: MUSIC EDUCATORS
ARTIST CALL OUT - IN OTHER WORDS MULTILINGUAL ARTS FESTIVAL 2019
NEW DATES - 20 - 22 September 2019
OPEN: Lost In Books is interested to celebrate creative self-expression in languages other than English; and in critical and creative explorations of multilingualism and diversity. The IN OTHER WORDS Festival is a public celebration and exploration of these ideas.
Interested to contribute? Please, register your interest now to feature in our next IN OTHER WORDS Festival, 20 - 22 September 2019.
Audiences are diverse and of all ages - pitch for children, adults or families.
We are calling for artists and creatives across all art forms to pitch now. EOIs close midnight, 31 May 2019.
Thanks to Create NSW for its support for IN OTHER WORDS through its Western Sydney Making Spaces Initiative; and Multicultural NSW, through its Celebrating Diversity Grants (Events).
IN OTHER WORDS
NOW CLOSED: IN OTHER WORDS is a paid residency program designed to develop new literary works in languages other than English. From 2019, we will also offer residencies to create new musical works.
You receive financial and creative support at LOST IN BOOKS, over eight weeks.
We are looking for writers, translators, illustrators, graphic novelists, poets working alone or in a team for literary residencies.
And we are looking for song-writers, composers, producers and musicians working alone or in a team for musical residencies.
Applications are currently closed.
Made possible with the funding support of Create NSW's Arts & Cultural Projects program.
CALL OUT FOR FACILITATORS
We're seeking facilitators in the creative arts and science. If you're talented in sharing your skills, and can lead workshops for the community, let us know!
Tell us about yourself, what you do, and your idea for a workshop. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.