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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

Logan workshops

This upcoming school holidays I will be running some workshops in Logan from 23 – 27 September at the Logan Central Library. These are going to be really cool because I’ll be working with my amazingly talented friends Kaylah Tyson and Luka Lesson. During the week long workshop series, participants will create their own poem or verse, perform and record … 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