A reading of selected works exploring issues relating to First Nations experiences in Canada, in particular, violence perpetrated against indigenous women and the complexities of being an artistic ally to indigenous rights.
Some of Northern Ireland’s leading performance artists since the 1970s discuss the role of the artist in conflicted public spaces, navigating subjects including violence against women, political conflict, clerical sexual abuse and our relationship with power.
What role can the arts and creativity play in navigating unresolved concerns, ongoing debates and controversial questions for our communities?
This panel discussion opened the UC difficult conversations event featuring a conversation between university leaders and artists from Canberra and Ulster.
UC acknowledges the Ngunnawal people, traditional custodians of the lands where the Bruce campus is situated.
We wish to acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of Canberra and the region.
We also acknowledge all other First Nations Peoples on whose lands we gather.