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KOORI GRAS 20180219 20180224
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Carriageworks 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh NSW 2015

KOORI GRAS

MOOGAHLIN PERFORMING ARTS IN ASSOCIATION WITH SYDNEY GAY AND LESBIAN MARDI GRAS AND CARRIAGEWORKS PRESENT

KOORI GRAS

Koori Gras is a vibrant showcase of First Peoples culture and community, embracing international perspectives on queer performance.

BLACK NULLA WORKSHOPS
19, 24 FEB 2018

A series of creative development workshops for First Peoples queer performers, facilitated by Black Foot (Alberta Canada), performance artist Cherish Blood and local guest artists. Workshop participants will be given the opportunity to perform as part of the Black Nulla Cabaret; a First Peoples’ queer performance with local, national and international guest artists.

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BLACK POINT

23 FEB 2018

Koori Gras present a community forum with dinner and drinks for local and interstate guests to discuss relevant issues and challenges for First Peoples’ communities.

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SPEAKERS PLATFORM

24 FEB 2018

An international panel of influential thinkers and artists come together to discuss queer performance from First Peoples’ perspectives. Guest speakers include Associate Professor of Creative Industries at University of the Sunshine Coast, Dr Sandy O’Sullivan; Creative Director of Yirramboi First Nations Art Festival, Jacob Boehme; Cherish Violet Blood, performance artist Black Foot, and more to be announced.

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MALCOLM COLE (DEC), IMAGE  KENDALL LOVETT, COURTESY AUSTRALIAN LESBIAN AND GAY ARCHIVES.
THE FIRST ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER FLOAT ENTERED IN THE MARDI GRAS PARADE WAS IN THE YEAR OF AUSTRALIA’S BICENTENARY CELEBRATIONS, 1988.

 

19 - 24 FEB 2018