Whittlesea Commissions

In the meantime, the City commissioned Bukjeh artists to prepare a creative response to their experiences of lockdown. These works were written and produced in the middle of Melbourne’s Stage 4 lockdowns, a beautiful time capsule.

Whittlesea Schools Workshops

Bukjeh‘s plans to present a major performance in the City of Whittlesea in 2020 were dramatically disrupted by Covid-19. Forced, like so many, to “pivot”, and find new ways to connect communities when we’re required to remain more physically separate than ever before, stay tuned for updates on the future of Bukjeh in the municipality. Before covid […]

Whittlesea Soundscapes

As part of Bukjeh’s community engagement in the City of Whittlesea over the course of 2020, Aseel Tayah interviewed people from the community from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds who shared their stories. These stories were variously, beautiful, shocking, very happy and very sad. Paradise Artists’ Statement This is created out of improvisations on a traditional Iraqi […]

Whittlesea Commissions – One Two Three

Bukjeh‘s plans to present a major performance in the City of Whittlesea in 2020 were dramatically disrupted by Covid-19. Forced, like so many, to “pivot”, and find new ways to connect communities when we’re required to remain more physically separate than ever before, stay tuned for updates on the future of Bukjeh in the municipality. In the […]