Cowra Voices

Project Summary

28 August 2018

Sector: Arts and Culture

Country location: Australia, Japan

Grantee: Ms Mayu Kanamori

Project description

Cowra Voices is a storytelling project, narrating Cowra's unique story of civic peace and reconciliation. Involving the Cowra community, students from Japan, Australian artists and communication specialists, this geolocation capable app and online resource links people, stories and places of peace and reconciliation between Japan, Australia and beyond.

Key dates:

  • Story Documentation Begins, Cowra, 03/09/2018 to 26/09/2018
  • Studio Recordings, Bathurst, 01/03/2019 to 03/03/2019
  • App Demonstration Tour, Cowra, 01/06/2019
  • Breakout Anniversary App Launch, Cowra, 05/08/2019
  • On-line Resource Launch, Cowra, 05/08/2020

Social media: Websites, Facebook and Twitter for: Cowra Shire Council, Nikkei Australia, Cowra Voices, Arts OutWest, Cowra Tourism Corporation, ABC Central West, Cowra Breakout Association -- #cowravoices ; Nikkei Australia YouTube

Australia-Japan Foundation grant offer: $10,000

Last Updated: 16 August 2018
satellite picuture of a town in Japan
Cowra Voices App Main Image, designed by Chie Muraoka. Credit: Design by Chie Muraoka