A community arts project led by local Cockburn artist Melanie Gray of 22 Folds and brought to you by Frasers Property Australia / Port Coogee.
Coogee Takes Flight sees community members fold origami cranes and write their hopes and wishes on the wing. The individual cranes then all come together to create a giant installation where we will see them ‘take flight’. Each participant will be reminded that they are worthy of their wings, and collectively and symbolically become part of our community journey.
There will also be a booth located at the installation, where anyone who missed the project can colour in, fold and add their crane to the installation, with the help of a few of Melanie’s team to guide them.
Download the print at home doc, colour your crane if you wish, write your hopes and wishes on the wing in the oval section before you start 9so they appear on top of the wings of your folded crane) and follow the instructional video below!
Drop your paper crane off at the staff desk at one of the following City of Cockburn libraries prior to the festival or alternatively drop them off to Melanie direct during the festival (7 and 8 March, 2020), in the LiveLighter Omeo Hub:
Spearwood Library: 9 Coleville Crescent, Spearwood. Phone: 08 9411 3800
Coolbellup Library: 90 Cordelia Avenue, Coolbellup. Phone: 08 9411 3830
Success Library: 11 Wentworth Parade, Success (Ground floor, Cockburn Health & Community facility). Phone: 08 9411 3840
Melanie Gray is a self taught Origami Artist specialising in origami cranes. She has been folding origami for more than 30 years. Her talent has seen her work in many industries over the years. Through her personal story, Mel understands the importance of being able to always reflect, reset and restart. Melanie art collection of origami cranes are daily reminders of movement to live the life you want.
This community arts project is presented by Frasers Property Australia / Port Coogee – the best of coastal living with a vibrant marina village lifestyle. Located on the shores of Cockburn Sound just 5km south of Fremantle, Port Coogee offers an ideal coastal lifestyle.
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