Vanuatu feature film

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Check out the Sydney Morning Herald’s coverage of this new feature film about marriage, conflict and kastom in Tanna, Vanuatu. Made in close collaboration between professional film makers from Australia and people from the Yakel  tribe on the island of…

“Insider” documentary photography

Raphaela Rosella

I really love the work of Australian documentary photographer  Raphaela Rosella who has recently won the World Press Prize for portraiture. I have followed her documentary photography  a number of years, especially her work about young mum’s and women. In…

‘Cut the Sky’ – contemporary dance as cultural history and storytelling

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I’ve been musing of late on how collaborative art is one of our most pervasive forms of cultural history. In an e-book published by the Griffith Review,  Creating Australia Chairperson Sue-Anne Wallace asked last year whether community cultural development practitioners…