Community – yearning, nostalgia and the desire for connection

Early work concerned with ‘community’ Those interested in the business of conceptualising community have long mapped the range and diversity of ways of thinking about and treating it. Social theorists from Aristotle to Durkheim, Weber, Marx, Simmel, Hillery, Elias, Friedman, … Continue reading

A prefacing story: Ngapartji Ngapartji, the gift and kindness

Download story as .pdf   There was this beautiful thing that happened, a brief but difficult moment in the project when Trevor broke down during one of the early performances in Melbourne. It happened during one of the first seasons … Continue reading

Introduction to Yiriman

The Yiriman Project, going back to country and bringing out stories across generations in the Kimberley. Preface: Ned’s story This is a story about many old people of the Kimberley. Ned is just one of them. Ned is a Walmatjarri … Continue reading