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Aboriginal Storytelling


Sandra Phillips + Alexis Wright + Rhianna Patrick + Dr Sandra Phillips

Angel's Palace

Panel / Angel's Palace

2624

#Performances

Angel's Palace

#About the event


#Artists

Alexis Wright

Alexis Wright

Alexis Wright is a member of the Waanyi nation of the southern highlands of the Gulf of Carpentaria. She is renowned as the author of the prize-winning novels Carpentaria and The Swan Book, and of a previous work of non-fiction Grog War, a study of alcohol abuse in the Northern Territory. Her books have been published widely overseas, including in China, the US, the UK, Italy, India, and France. She is a Distinguished Fellow in Western Sydney University's Writing and Society Research Centre. Her new book of non-fiction is Tracker Tilmouth, a collective memoir of the charismatic Aboriginal leader, political thinker and entrepreneur who died in Darwin in 2015.

Rhianna Patrick

Rhianna Patrick

Rhianna Patrick is Torres Strait Islander woman with 20+ years as a media professional.She’s worked across Indigenous media, communications, radio, television documentaries and news. Rhianna currently presents a national Sunday night programme on ABC Radio which is broadcast out of Brisbane.
Dr Sandra Phillips

Dr Sandra Phillips

Associate Professor Sandra Phillips is an engaged academic with research interests in Indigenous story and voice in a range of creative and media forms. Descended from the First Nations of Wakka Wakka and Gooreng Gooreng (QLD), Sandra co-ordinates university-wide Indigenous higher degree by research at UTS through the Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research. Before a full-time career in the academy Sandra worked in publishing and freelanced in writing, editing, research, evaluation, speaking, and facilitation. Sandra has three adult sons and one granddaughter.



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