The rules are simple. A screen, a microphone, 20 slides, 20 seconds per slide.
That’s pecha kucha! As the closing party for Revealed and Nih! Yeyi Yorga Waangkiny, this edition of Pecha Kucha celebrates First Nations people, cultures and experiences.
Pecha Kucha presentations will see a diverse group of speakers share the inspiring projects they’re working on in communities across WA.
Stick around as we follow that up with some joyful karaoke hosted by House of Bok. They have curated a list of karaoke classics that reveal the diverse musical tastes of First Nations People, from Country love songs to hip-hop beats, and everywhere in between.
Jessyca Hutchens is a Palyku woman, living and working in Boorloo (Perth), Western Australia. She is an art historian and curator, currently in the final stages of a DPhil in art history at the University of Oxford and working as the Curator at the Berndt Museum, The University of Western Australia. Jessyca worked as the Curatorial Assistant to the Artistic Director at the Biennale of Sydney, for a ground-breaking Indigenous-led edition titled NIRIN.
Ron Bradfield Jnr is a saltwater man from Bardi Country, north of Broome, but grew up in Geraldton, WA. He now calls Whadjuk Boodjar his home. As the CYO (Chief Yarning Officer) of Yarns R Us, Ron facilitates cultural conversations across all levels of our communities, helping Australians to revisit and explore their own personal stories, so as to better consider their own connections to this place. Ron is also a storyteller and a maker of things; he has worked in and around the arts across remote, regional and metropolitan Western Australia for 15 years.
Joshua “Flewnt MC” Eggingtonis an award winning, ProudNoongarWongi rapper from Boorloo (Perth). With a strong family legacy rooted in activism, Flewnt uses Hip Hop as his platform to articulate a powerful, positive, and uplifting message for his people.
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Please note, COVID restrictions may apply at the time of this event. Please visit the COVID Safe page on our website to read the most up to date information, or visit wa.gov.au.