Butterfly Effect by Digby Webster launch
TYPE: EXHIBITION, LAUNCH
WHEN: 6:00pm - 9:30pm – 27 Apr 2022
WHO: Digby Webster
TICKETS: RSVP here
LOCATION: 107 Green Square
"It is not about being famous, just letting people know that people living with a disability can make a purposeful life. It is important for our community to see people included socially and working together and having good fun exchanging ideas. I do love hanging out and watching artists' work."
Digby Webster is a visual and performing artist. He works across a range of disciplines with extensive and varied dance and performance experience. He is a founding member of First Flight Crew, Ever After Theatre and Ruckus Ensemble, a contemporary performance group making large scale productions. He has participated in improvisation, acting, movement and voice workshops with Power House youth Theatre, Sliced Bread Attraction and the Australian Theatre for Young People, Back to Back theatre mentorship and the production Cravings with Sydney Theatre Company and Catalyst Dance Masterclass. He has been a long time participant with Dirty Feet as a performer and facilitator.
Digby has been a production designer and performer on award winning films short films 'The Interviewer And 'Heartbreak and Beauty”. He attended the Bus Stop Film Course for over 4 years.
In 2014 Digby was the recipient for Artist in Residence at Bundanoon with his work was selected by Big-i-Art Project in Osaka and awarded a 'Winning Work' to be included in a travelling exhibition throughout Japan and Hong Kong. Digby has exhibited in solo shows and group shows.
He was commissioned by Taste Media to supply images reflecting the South Australian landscape. These images were incorporated into the winning logo for the Special Olympics. He is currently a member of Front Up, a disability led Arts and Cultural program resulting in several works being exhibited at Barangaroo as part of the 'I Am Still Here' emerging artists exhibition. Artbank and Australia Council for the Arts have included his works in their collection. Digby exhibited various work in Vivid over 2018, 2019 part of 'We're Very Serious – Taking Artists with disability Seriously' and MCA event. Digby and Neil Tomkins painted each other for the Archibald Prize last year and were selected in the finalists and for the touring exhibition.
More recently Digby has collaborated with artist Nadia Odlum on a pavement mural 'Snakes & Ladders' at Sydney Olympic Park, and with Georgia Norton Lodge at 'Make Your Mark' installation at the Museum of Sydney.
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