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Flewnt on ‘Souwess’ and Maree Clarke on ‘Dig Deeper’

Vanessa Morris speaks to Noongar Wongi rapper Flewnt about his new single ‘Souwess’, a love song to the west, along with the power of hip-hop as an art form.

Yorta Yorta / Wamba…


Nina Fitzgerald and Leila Gurruwiwi on making Indigenous art accessible

Vanessa Morris speaks with Nina Fitzgerald, founder of Laundry Gallery in the Northern Territories, on the House of Darwin x Laundry Gallery pop-up in Fitzroy, and how Laundry Gallery works to represent modern…


Myles Russell-Cook on the curation and sharing of First Nations art

Vanessa Morris speaks with Myles Russell-Cook, Senior Curator of Australian and First Nations Art at the National Gallery of Victoria, on NGV Australia's new exhibition space Wurrdha Marra, and the importance of a…


Yhonnie Scarce on 'In Absence' and Amelia Jean O'Leary on STAUNCH ASF

Vanessa Morris speaks with Yhonnie Scarce on her installation In Absence, made in collaboration with architecture studio Editio Office, that invites audiences to confront the fallacy of Terra nullius.

She also…


Kerry Kennell and Joel Bray on supporting Aboriginal musicians, and the Dancing Brolga

Vanessa Morris speaks with Kerry Kennell about Kennell&Co's Artist Assist, a business development program that will support 40 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander female, transgender and non-binary people within Australia's music industry…


Tahnee Edwards on connecting with community through fashion and starting her own clothing brand

Victoria Morris speaks to Tahnee Edwards, a proud Yorta Yorta and Taungurung woman, designer and community worker, about her clothing brand Gammin Threads, how Tahnee connects with community through her designs, and the…


Artist, Curator and Mentor Kiri Tawhai and Photographer Michael Jalaru Torres

Noongar, Ngapuhi and NgatiTuwharetoa woman Kiri Tawhai on Geelong Arts Centre's Little Mallop Street project and Djugun-Yawuru man Michael Jalaru Torres on his work in Ballarat International Foto Biennale.


Artist Jada Weazel & Photographer Colleen Raven (Strangways)

Host Vanessa Morris catches up with special guest from Woorabinda in central Queensland, Jada Weazel. Her latest EP No Peace has been released.

Vanessa also spoke to photographer and digital artist Colleen Raven…


Amrita Hepi on Straight torque, Hunter Page-Lochard on Waru

Joining Vanessa Morris on Banksia is interdisciplinary artist, dancer, and choreographer Amrita Hepi on her new solo exhibition Straight torque, and Hunter Page-Lochard on the new Bangarra production Waru.


Emmy and Bumpy from Triple R's 'Pebbles' show

Banksia - For a special Radiothon episode, Vanessa Morris chats to fellow First Nations Triple R presenters Emmy and Bumpy from 'Pebbles', about the legacy and importance of Triple R as a platform…

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A show celebrating First Nations music, arts and culture.