Writers Program celebration with readings

Writers Program celebration with readings

Writers Program celebration with readings.

The Counihan Gallery In Brunswick and Moreland Libraries are pleased to host this special event.

The Story So Far....

Free Public Program

This event is held in conjunction with The Story So Far... Selected Indigenous works from the Moreland Art Collection, curated by Kate ten Buuren which brings together 29 artworks by Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander artists from the Moreland Art Collection.

Writers Program celebration with readings

When: Saturday 22 July, 2 – 4 pm

This event celebrates the works of the emerging First Nations writers featured in The Story So Far... catalogue developed as part of the exhibition Writers Program designed by Nayuka Gorrie, and facilitated by Nayuka and Genevieve Grieves.

This event will include readings from program participants Laniyuk Garcon-Mills, Paul Gorrie and Torie McWilliams-Murray and also feature a DJ Set from Paul Gorrie.

Biographies

Genevieve Grieves is Worimi and has lived on Kulin country in Melbourne for many years. She is an educator, curator, filmmaker, artist and oral historian who has accumulated nearly twenty years experience in the arts and culture industries. Some of her projects include the documentary, Lani’s Story; the video installation, lament; and, she was the Lead Curator of the internationally award-winning First Peoples exhibition at the Melbourne Museum.  Genevieve currently teaches at the University of Melbourne and undertaking her PhD there in arts, memorialisation and violence.

Nayuka Gorrie is a Kurnai, Gunditjmara, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta woman. Nayuka works with young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people at the National Indigenous Youth Leadership Academy. She is passionate about Indigenous rights and self-determination and the rights of women.

The event is free.

Above image:
Fiona Foley, Nulla 4 eva III,
2009. Ultrachrome print on
Hahnemühle pale, 120 x 180 cm.
Courtesy the artist and Niagara
Galleries, Melbourne

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