Rhoda Roberts AO

Rhoda is currently the Head of Indigenous Programming for Sydney Opera House, Creative Director of Rhoda Roberts’ Gallery and Events and Festival Director of Boomerang Festival, produced with Byron Bay Blues Festival.

Ancient Culture, New Conversations: Ngaiire

Drawing on her experiences growing up in Papua New Guinea, Ngaiire’s careercrosses genres and artforms.

Fri, Dec 27 11:00AM Talking Circle

Ancient Culture, New Conversations: Kamahi Djordan AKA Constantina Bush

Kamahi was one of the first graduates of Aboriginal Centre for the Performing Arts in 2000. Prior to this, he studied in the Aboriginal Music Theatre training programme attached to the Black Swan Theatre Company, and has since performed and toured with ILBIJERRI Theatre Company and Yothu Yindi.

Sat, Dec 28 11:00AM Talking Circle

Ancient Culture, New Conversations: Archie Roach

Uncle Archie released his story in his own words this year, in his memoir Tell Me Why. The only thing better than reading about Archie’s remarkable life is hearing about it in conversation.

Sun, Dec 29 11:00AM Talking Circle

Ancient Culture, New Conversation: Jeremy Dutcher

Classically trained pianist and vocalist Jeremy Dutcher has found a way to position the songs, language (Wolastoqey) and voices of his ancestors (quite literally) within his own hybrid genre.

Mon, Dec 30 11:00AM Talking Circle