Upskilling by Responding to Young People'S Needs


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"There continues to be this strong narrative in the artseven from when I was younger, there's still this impulse from leaders [or teachers] to say, 'You won't make it' or 'It's not a viable career.' I feel young people have to continue to find the strength and fight back against this narrative," Rachel Riggs-Bennett, project officer for Propel Youth Arts WA, tells ArtsHub.

That's why the organization in Western Australia, which aims to provide "tangible skillsets and pathways for them to work in the arts sector and mentored as artists," is hosting its annual PIVOT conference on Dec.

2, with guest speaker Iain Grandage, director of the Perth Festival.

Grandage will speak about "how to build relevant and engaging programs as well as a lasting career," Riggs-Bennett says, and she hopes this year's event "deconstructs a bit of that hierarchy between established and early-career artists."

She adds that young people are "hearing a continuous question mark around what to do next, where to go, and how to find out what you want to do."

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