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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 
10AM – 1PM & 5PM – 8PM

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.

Free – Registration required
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BLACK POINT

FRI 23 FEB 2018 6PM – 9PM

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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KOORI GRAS SPEAKERS PLATFORM

SAT 24 FEB 2018 11AM – 12.30PM

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 Pacifica performance artists Brian Fuata.

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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

19 – 24 FEB 10AM  1PM & 5PM  8PM
BLACK NULLA WORKSHOPS

FRI 23 FEB  6PM  9PM
BLACK POINT

SAT 24 FEB  11AM  12.30PM
KOORI GRAS SPEAKERS PLATFORM

 

FREE