Measured Response

Come along to the National Art School to see some stunning examples of contemporary art presenting contemporary Aboriginal perspectives. Curated by Emily McDaniel, Measured Response features work from a range of artists, many combining bodily and spiritual practices of art-making. When: Read More

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NAIDOC in the City

NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. Its origins can be traced to the emergence of Aboriginal groups in the 1920s, which sought to increase awareness in the wider community of the status and treatment of Indigenous Read More

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Klub Koori

To celebrate NAIDOC Week, come along to Klub Koori at Carriageworks for an evening with award-winning Electric Fields (duo Zaachariaha Fielding and Michael Ross). The music of Electric Fields ranges from soulful pop to epic-scale electronic works to intimate story-songs. This Read More

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National Indigenous NAIDOC Art Fair

Make sure you find time to come along to the National Indigenous NAIDOC Art Fair. Hosted by the iconic Blak Markets, this event takes place over two days on the weekend before NAIDOC Week. The art fair features Aboriginal and Torres Read More

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Dark Emu

Dark Emu is a compelling new work by Bangarra Dance Theatre. Inspired by Bruce Pascoe’s book of the same name, Dark Emu combines thrilling contemporary dance and soundscapes, and distinctively Australian stories. It features 18 of Bangarra’s extraordinary performers.   Read More

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Blak Box

Find time to come along to Blak Box. Combining oral history, interviews and spoken word performances, with original music and excerpts of the Sydney language, Blak Box is a truly immersive experience, offering insights into Sydney’s past, present and possible Read More

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Listen Here Now

As part of Vivid Sydney, join journalist Laura Murphy-Oates for a fascinating discussion with Aboriginal creatives from the arts, screen and culture. Listen to speakers Bianca ‘Bee’ Cruse, Rhyan Clapham AKA Dobby, Travis De Vries and Medika Thorpe talk about Read More

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First Nations: A Celebration

Part of the Sydney Film Festival, First Nations: A Celebration presents a range of films from Australia’s Indigenous filmmakers as well as a retrospective of short films funded by Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department. This year’s program marks the 25th anniversary Read More

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Blackie Blackie Brown

Come along to the Sydney Theatre Company to see Nakkiah Lui’s new play, Blackie Blackie Brown. Lui’s play sees Dr Jacqueline Black, subdued archaeologist, transformed into Blackie Blackie Brown, part vigilante/part superhero, for an action packed (and occasionally gory) adventure.   Read More

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Talking Deadly: My Grandmother's Lingo

Come along to Talking Deadly: My Grandmother’s Lingo, to hear Animator, Jake Duczynski, discuss the role technology can play in sharing Indigenous stories. Jake recently joined with Angelina Joshua from the remote South East Arnhem Land community of Ngukurr on Read More

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