Review: Beautiful One Day

Beautiful One Day is a play by Ilbijerri Theatre Company in partnership with Belvoir Street Theatre. The play is a response to the Palm Island Riots due to the failure of the Queensland Government to seek deliver justice in a death in custody case. I had an opportunity to see the work last week at … Continue reading Review: Beautiful One Day

{Review} Life B’long Ali Drummond A life in the Torres Strait by Samantha Faulkner

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“Family life is one of the most important things in Sam Faulkner’s life. Ali Drummon is Sam Faulkner’s grandfather, and this is his story. Ali Drummon has had an extraordinary life, by any standards. Orphaned when young, Ali took to a life at sea aged just fourteen. Originally taken on as an apprentice, Ali applied … Continue reading {Review} Life B’long Ali Drummond A life in the Torres Strait by Samantha Faulkner

String Theory Indigenous art exhibition at Moreton Bay Regional Art Gallery

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String Theory is a travelling exhibition from the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. It features a range of diverse works from across Australia from artists who use textile and other craft-based practices. We headed to the Caboolture Hub (a campus of the Moreton Bay Regional Art Gallery) to see the touring installation of the … Continue reading String Theory Indigenous art exhibition at Moreton Bay Regional Art Gallery

Courting Blakness at University of Queensland

Update: You can view our Storify of this event here: https://storify.com/leesawatego/courting-blakness A new event is coming to Brisbane in September that many of you may be able participate in, giving you an opportunity to expand your knowledge and understanding of Indigenous issues. Between September 5 and 28 the Great Court (at UQ’s St Lucia campus) will provide … Continue reading Courting Blakness at University of Queensland

Review: Sacred Cows

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This weekend I had an opportunity to read Sacred Cows (Magabala Books) by Anita Heiss. It’s a quick, but very good read. I reviewed it this week during the first of our After Dinner with the Critical Classroom.

Fiona Foley – Courage

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Last week I went along to the opening of Fiona Foley’s latest solo exhibition, Courage, at Redcliffe City Art Gallery.  The exhibition is a retrospective of sorts, featuring works from a number of bodies of work from Fiona’s practice over the three decades.