FORA.tv Speaker - Queenie Pelesa
Queenie Pelesa is a dynamic young musician and community cultural development practitioner of Samoan and German descent. She was involved as a Musician/Artist in Youth Arts QLD YAMP program mentored by acclaimed cabaret/jazz singer Barbara Fordham and launched an original EP at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts. She has performed at for QLD's Premier Suncorp Queenslander Awards and other venues all over Brisbane and National.
Pelesa is currently Creative Producer for youth arts and cultural development company Contact Inc. She has been involved with Contact for almost 7 years and has managed projects, mentored young people and emerging artists and delivered several CCD projects and programs with young people and artsworkers. She was instrumental in establishing a three year initiative program called "Each one Teach one" for young emerging youth arts and cultural workers to be trained up to deliver ccd arts programs that address community concerns through arts and performance outcomes.
As well as producing work with Contact she is also producing and delivering arts and cultural projects with a crew of artsworkers aimed at engaging with young people for local service providers and community organizations as part of developing business and ccd crew called "Decisive".
07.10.10 | 01:36:55 min
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