First Nations Curators, renowned writers Jazz Money and Chelsea Watego, enliven the Festival with events that speak to the complexities, joys and challenges of being a First Nations creative in so-called Australia.
Munanjahli and South Sea Islander woman Chelsea Watego (Another Day in the Colony) considers the costs of criticising the colony, recognises those who have taken a stand against racism in this country, and gathers award-winning, acclaimed writers
and thinkers to ask: what makes this one life worth living?
Discover Chelsea Watego’s events:
The MWF Big Debate: Nihilism Makes Life Worth Living
Wiradjuri poet and artist Jazz Money (how to make a basket) examines the responsibilities of remembering and pleasures of creating, and celebrates the creative ambitions of emerging First Nations storytellers.
Discover Jazz Money’s events:
This Song We Sing: New Voices in First Nations Poetry