SPEAKER: Alysha Herrmann
Alysha Herrmann is an independent creative producer, writer, performance-maker and community organiser, and is the co-founder and Chief Storyteller at Part of Things. Part of Things is an ideas hub, small co-working space and producer of weird & wonderful creative experiences in the Riverland region of South Australia. As a creative practitioner, Alysha makes performances, installations, experiences, presentations, poetry, digital exchanges and small moments of connection in public places. She works across disciplines in the arts, education, tourism, community development, youth work, social justice and social enterprise.
Alysha’s work is grounded in community arts and cultural development practice and she is dedicated to nurturing opportunities for regional communities and emerging artists to connect, create and experiment. Alysha writes and creates experiences about vulnerability, community, hope, grief, forgiveness and belonging.
Alysha has worked as a creative producer, youth arts facilitator and collaborator with young people for over a decade, including roles with Carclew and Country Arts SA. She has won multiple awards for this work including the Australia Council Kirk Robson Award and the Arts South Australian Geoff Crowhurst Memorial Award.
Tea-drinker, big dreamer and thinker of confusing thoughts.