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Embassy

Embassy

Sat 12 Sept

Past Event

This thought-provoking installation pays homage to the Aboriginal Tent Embassy.

Richard Bell

This thought-provoking installation pays homage to the Aboriginal Tent Embassy. First assembled in 1972 by activists on the lawn of Parliament House, it’s the world’s longest-running protest occupation.

Artist Richard Bell’s reimagined Embassy is a travelling artistic space that provides opportunities for discourse on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land rights and sovereignty. Since 2013, it has appeared throughout Australia, the UK’s TATE Modern and the Venice Biennale.

Embassy presents a program that explores the issues Aboriginal People face in Australia through a program of talks, workshops and film screenings. Join artists, academics, and community representatives as they give voice to the cause.

10:50am: Welcome to Country with Aunty Kerry Charlton
11am: WAR, a protest with Boe Spearim, Ruby Wharton and Pekeria Ruska
12pm: Connecting Globally Through Art with Richard Bell and Alan Michelson (NY)
1pm: Research Based Art with Troy Casey, Judy Watson, and Ryan Presley
2pm: An artist talk on incarceration with Warraba Weatherall
3pm: Institutional Racism, F**k Hope, a presentation by Dr Chelsea Bond
4pm: Live music featuring Garret Lyon and Emily Wurramara


Price

Free

Times

11am – 4pm

Where

Bunyapa Park 39 Thomas St & Vulture Street, West End QLD 4101

Important Info

Suitable for all ages

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