Blak & Bright: Opening Address: 20 Reasons Why You Should Read Blak
Friday, 19 Feb 2016, 06:00pm - 07:30pm
In the opening address for the inaugural Blak & Bright Festival, Anita Heiss ‘unpacks the Blak’ – presenting 20 reasons why you should read Indigenous literature. She’s joined by two of our finest Indigenous actors, reading excerpts from 20 Blak books. Join us for a funny and challenging, rapid-fire event.
Featuring Anita Heiss, Pauline Whyman and Greg Fryer.
Anita Heiss is the author of non-fiction, historical fiction, commercial women’s fiction, poetry, social commentary and travel articles. She is a Lifetime Ambassador of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation and a proud member of the Wiradjuri nation of central NSW. Anita was a finalist in the 20... Read more
Pauline Whyman is a proud Yorta Yorta and Kulin Nations woman. Pauline’s work as an actor, writer and director includes verbatim theatre for La Mama’s Minutes of Evidence, proudly playing roles of the women of Coranderrk and their fight for structural justice. She played the role of Aunty Cath ... Read more
Greg Fryer is an actor, known for The Sapphires, Billy and The Circuit.
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