A Day of Conversations
For Down The Barrel: Indigenous Resistance exhibition
Saturday Aug 12, 1-3pm
Keynote by Lorna Munro and discussion with Elaine Syron, Rebekah Raymond and Jeff McMullen.
Surrounded by the political and historical legacies and materials presented in Down the Barrel: Indigenous Resistance, speakers will discuss the past, present and future of Indigenous resistance within Sydney, across the nation and around the world.
At 1pm, join us for a keynote speech by Lorna Munro. Lorna Munro is a proud, young Wiradjuri/ Gamilaroi woman who calls Redfern/ Waterloo home. She is an emerging multi-disciplinary artist, working with visual arts, poetry, performance, language and writing. She has been strongly influenced and nurtured by her activist parents, and mentored by many other members of the Black Power Movement, who she affectionately refers to as her Aunties and Uncles. She has been an active member of her community since the age of thirteen. Generations of her family appears in the photographs in the exhibition Down the Barrel: Indigenous Resistance.
This will be followed by an informal discussion including Elaine Syron, Rebekah Raymond and Jeff McMullen. The speakers will reflect on Elaine Syron’s work, the histories she has captured, and their personal interactions with such moments of resistance.
1pm – 2pm: Keynote by Lorna Munro
2pm – 3pm: Discussion with Elaine Syron, Rebekah Raymond and Jeff McMullen