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Happy Clancestry week!

Our friends at QPAC have pulled together another great festival program for this year’s Clancestry, A Celebration of Country. This annual festival celebrates the arts and cultural practices of the world’s First Nations Peoples with a particular focus on Australia’s Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders. There are some amazing events and best of all, they … Read more

Tellin’ Country Logan

It’s been such a cool week hanging out in my hometown of Logan. I was based at the Logan Central Library facilitating Tellin’ Country workshops with Indigenous children and young people to create stories about their country/home/neighbourhood. The library there is always busy and a great hub of activity. I was joined by Kaylah Tyson, Aboriginal hiphop artist who … Read more

BL.INK 82: a year of HINDERpendence

Mick Miller and Steve Mam 1982. Photograph courtesy of Juno Gemes ©

In 1982, the then Premier Joh Bjelke-Petersen declared all political protests and slogans on t-shirts illegal. Brisbane was in a State of Emergency. Hear the voices and writings of a strong and political Black Australia fighting for equal rights – forged from the constraints of police lines and barricades. Next Thursday, join Steven Oliver, Barbara … Read more