Re-imagining a museum of our First Nations

Re-imagining a museum of our First Nations

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 19.11.19

This story is re-published from The Conversation under Creative Commons license. It was written by Kieran Wong, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Monash University. Kieran Wong also consults to COX Architecture, who are the Lead Architects for the Quandamooka Art, Museum...» Read More

 

Going Native in the Kitchen

Going Native in the Kitchen

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 15.11.19

John Newton is keen that we eat 'The Oldest Foods on Earth', ie Australian Indigenous foods, grown (sometimes cultivated), cooked and tasted here for up to 60,000 years. He's so keen that his 2016 book of that name on the...» Read More

 

Emu Runner

Emu Runner

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 10.11.19

So, pretty much wherever you look these days, there's an Aboriginal film or TV series. Last year's AACT Awards hailed Warwick Thornton's 'Sweet Country' in just about all major creative categories. And Best TV Drama Series was the Ivan Sen...» Read More

 

Cultural Momentum

Cultural Momentum

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 05.11.19

I never thought my first live sighting of and listening to the great Chinese/American cellist and social activist, Yo-Yo-Ma would be in the great open void beneath Barangaroo Park. But that's what happened this morning as he passed swiftly through...» Read More

 

Warlimpirrnga Wins Copyright Claim

Warlimpirrnga Wins Copyright Claim

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 29.10.19

The successful, if gloomy, Netflix TV series, 'After Life' in which the English actor Ricky Gervais plays a widowed man in a state of aggressively deep depression, chose – for no obvious reason – a near copy of an early...» Read More

 

It's Time for Tarnanthi

It's Time for Tarnanthi

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 25.10.19

Somebody once announced “It's Time”, and won a famous election. Now another Somebody – Djambawa Marawili AM – has declared, “This is the time when we should show the culture and the wisdom of the Country” to the world beyond...» Read More

 

Natives Go Wild

Natives Go Wild

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 23.10.19

Is the mischievously entitled 'Natives Go Wild' our first Indigenous cabaret? The Sydney Opera House's own Head of First Nations' Programming, Rhoda Roberts has written this bitter sweet entertainment and found a cast that actually has more of a Pacifika...» Read More