Karen Balcome

Expect the unexpected: concluding thoughts with Karen Balcome

May 11, 2016 How would you describe your overall experience with Art Place? Working on this Art Place project was an incredible learning experience for me as an artist and … Read More / Suite

Observations and Lessons Learned at the Somerset West Community Health Centre Youth Drop-In

Blog post 6 – April 20, 2016 by Karen Balcome Somerset West Community Health Centre I love making lists – in life as in my creative process. I thought there … Read More / Suite

Writing Out Loud

Blog post 5 – April 12, 2016 by Karen Balcome Somerset West Community Health Centre When I first began this Art Place Project, I wanted to explore writing with the … Read More / Suite

Embracing ‘the awkward’

Blog post 4 – March 31, 2016 by Karen Balcome Somerset West Community Health Centre I am currently reading Amy Poehler’s biography Yes Please. In it, the writer, actress, producer … Read More / Suite

What is theatre?

Blog post 3 – March 29, 2016 by Karen Balcome Somerset West Community Health Centre Each time I facilitate a theatre workshop with a new group of students or in … Read More / Suite

Project check-in with Karen Balcome

March 23, 2016 What changes did you notice in the participants through the course of your workshops? Over the course of the time we’ve had together, the participants have become … Read More / Suite

Youth Writing Explorations at Somerset West Community Health Centre

Blog post 2 – March 16, 2016 by Karen Balcome Somerset West Community Health Centre In our early sessions at Somerset West Community Health Centre, the youth expressed their perspectives … Read More / Suite

Youth Storytelling and Theatre Creation at Somerset West Community Health Centre: Week One

Blog post 1 – Jan 26, 2016 by Karen Balcome Somerset West Community Health Centre   I had a great first week with the youth at Somerset West Community Health … Read More / Suite

Entretien avec Karen Balcome

Au sujet de l’artiste: Karen Balcome Comment vous décririez-vous en tant qu’artiste? L’ensemble de mon œuvre est basé sur un désir de créer de nouvelles expériences pour les gens, souvent … Read More / Suite

Interview with Karen Balcome

About the artist: Karen Balcome How would you describe yourself as an artist? All my work is rooted in a desire to create new experiences for people, often through storytelling. … Read More / Suite

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