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Carriageworks 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh NSW 2015

JURRUNGU NGAN-GA

CARRIAGEWORKS AND MARRUGEKU PRESENT

JURRUNGU NGAN-GA

Jurrungu Ngan-ga will delve into the psychology of Australia’s ‘fear of the other’. Jurrungu Ngan-ga means straight talk in Yawuru. Originally a kinship term, Yawuru cultural leader Patrick Dodson and Marrugeku’s Co-Artistic director Dalisa Pigram see Jurrungu Ngan-ga as the challenge of talking straight with each other, to ask the difficult questions about the issues that hold us back from reconciliation: black and white, tribe to tribe, settler and immigrant. The opportunities for misunderstanding are multiple. Fears will be embodied and expressed in Jurrungu Ngan-ga through Marrugeku’s distinctive intercultural choreography.

MARRUGEKU MASTERCLASS, CARRIAGEWORKS, IMAGE PRUDENCE UPTON, 2018

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