Our Story – Your Story: Bouncing Back from Disaster

Speaking of the experience of contributing to ABC Open’s Aftermath at the Queensland Museum was an honour, privilege and tinged with a sense of responsibility. I was just one of several guest bloggers, photographers and video makers contributing to this project – and summing up a years’ experience in five minutes of speech and video for the … Continue reading Our Story – Your Story: Bouncing Back from Disaster

The challenges of filming a dance performance

By Leandro Palacio   Filming a mini documentary can be a creative and rewarding exercise. But what about when things don’t go the way you planned? Here are some examples on how to troubleshoot those challenges. The process of recovery post Cyclone Yasi has produced many artistic programs for residents of the Cassowary Coast. I … Continue reading The challenges of filming a dance performance

Dance for Recovery – Behind the Scenes

  Putting together the documentary Dance for Recovery – Behind the Scenes has been an amazing experience, full of learning, gaining wisdom and witnessing the power of movement to heal. This project, the brainchild of Danielle Wilson, brought together twenty five people nearly all of whom had never met before, to re-experience and heal from … Continue reading Dance for Recovery – Behind the Scenes

Smile Within Exhibition Launch

This post is written by Michael Bromage After more than a year of documenting the recovery process from Cyclone Yasi, guest blogger for ABC Open’s Aftermath project, June Perkins, shares her photographs and words in an exhibition that captures moments of joy during the tough times of recovery. Titled Smile Within, the vibrant exhibition highlights … Continue reading Smile Within Exhibition Launch

The House that Shook

From:https://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2012/02/03/3422472.htm This link may soon be broken – but for now you can see the video on vimeo. From Michael Bromage, ABC Open In February, the Perkins’ family took shelter in their wood built home as a category five storm system plunged the region into darkness. Their frightening ordeal is caught on camera. “You really … Continue reading The House that Shook