“I was always like, like a magnet with my Dad, like everywhere he went I was right next to him… He never got rid of me…”
Throughout Australia’s history, an unknown number of Indigenous children have been forcibly removed from their families. Parents driven mad, grandparents heartbroken, siblings torn apart, language lost, and culture stripped away.
Using testimonials from the Stolen Generations, Noongar man Ian Michael invites you to listen in on the silenced stories of this country.
Winner, Best Indigenous Artist + NZ & SA Tour Awards, Melbourne Fringe 2015
Winner, Best Emerging Artist, Adelaide Fringe 2016
"A brave and quietly devastating performance... Moving theatre that handles some emotionally harrowing material with dignity and grace…" (The Age)
Concept & Performer: Ian Michael
Text: Ian Michael and Seanna van Helten
Director: Penny Harpham
Composition & Sound Designer: Raya Slavin
Set & Costume Designer: Chloe Greaves
Lighting Designer: Katie Sfetkidis
Video Designer: Michael Carmody
Producer: Anna Kennedy
Production & Stage Manager: Tonie-Rayne Steele
The Loft (Building Z2), QUT Creative Industries
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