Stories of Country

Uncover Indigenous narratives through storytelling, art and film.

Australia

State Library Theatre
PICA

Tickets $11

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SECONDARY | WACE

Uncover Indigenous narratives through storytelling, art and film, deepening students’ understanding of cross curriculum priority Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures in this exclusive schools program.

Discover new horizons with virtual reality film Collisions or at a screening of either Ten Canoes or Another Country and afterwards join talks about the films. Extend this experience with a full-day program that brings stories of country to life with a walk through the city with a local Elder and a visit to the Art Gallery of WA’s Indigenous art collection.

 

FRIDAY 24 FEBRUARY

FULL DAY
Choose from two films: Take a very different look at ancient Aboriginal life with Rolf de Heer’s award-winning Ten Canoes (M) or see Molly Reynolds’ Another Country (G), a film that reveals a clash of cultures in Ramingining, Arnhem Land.

Includes screening, Q and A, visit to Art Gallery of WA and walk with a local Elder.

 

MONDAY 27 FEBRUARY

FULL DAY
The thought-provoking virtual reality film Collisions takes you on a journey to the remote desert where Martu elder Nyarri Nyarri Morgan shares his story of the dramatic collision between his traditional world view and his experience of nuclear testing.

Includes screening, post-show discussion, Everyone has a History exhibition and walk with a local Elder.

 

Please note headsets are supplied and will need to be worn throughout this film.

Dates, Times & Access

STATE LIBRARY THEATRE

Fri 24 Feb Full Day, 10am (5hrs)

PICA

Mon 27 Feb Full Day, 10am (4hrs)

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