Kylie has joined Perth Festival in a new position providing advice and support across all First Nations work in the 2020 Program. Kylie also will contribute as a practicing artist exploring the integration of Noongar culture and storytelling throughout the 2020 Program
View the full programming team here.
Boomerang and Spear have collaborated with L’unica Productions to co-produce two Noongar versions of ‘Little J & Big Cuz’, seeing Noongar language further celebrated and preserved. Stay tuned for a Boomerang and Spear blog about this special achievement!
Clint worked as Sound Designer & Composer on Black Swan State Theatre Company’s epic new Australian drama ‘Water‘, by Jane Bodie.
MISSION SONGS PROJECT – 1957 PALM ISLAND STRIKE
Discover a unique trove of contemporary Australian Indigenous songs and stories unearthed by singer/songwriter Jessie Lloyd. From the missions and camps that became home to generations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, these songs are a rare cultural cache that fused Western and Indigenous musical cultures, performed live by a top-shelf line-up of Indigenous artists, including Dr Clint Bracknell on double bass.
12 JANUARY 2018 AT 7.30PM
13 JANUARY 2018 AT 2PM (AUSLAN INTERPRETED) AND 7.30PM
NAIDOC Storytime at Redfern Community Centre
Kylie will draw from the ‘Koori Collection’ at City of Sydney libraries to share her love of language and song for #STORYTIME.
This 45-minute free event is suitable for a pre-school audience (3 to 5 year-olds). Bookings aren’t necessary but arrive early as space is limited. This event is part of the City of Sydney’s 2017 #NAIDOC Week.
Key Note Speaker
Kylie will deliver a keynote address at Murdoch University as part of their #NAIDOC Week celebrations for this year’s theme: ‘Our Languages Matter’