Listen to Artist Thelma Beeton and Filmmaker Tiriki Onus on his documentary37:283 August 2021

Description: Palawa woman and artist Thelma Beeton talks about her artwork featured in Banj Banj/nawnta, an exhibition presented by The Torch at Counihan Gallery. Thelma talks about the meaning behind her artwork, as well as her connection with her best friend Stacey; and Tiriki Onus, Yorta Yorta and Dja Dja Wurrung artist, filmmaker, academic, and Head of the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at the University of Melbourne, talks about his documentary Ablaze, which is screening at the Melbourne International Film Festival, and explores the life of his grandfather, civil rights activist and filmmaker Bill Onus. With presenter Vanessa Morris filling in for Daniel James.


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Exploring the issues that impact the lives of Aboriginal people and those at the wrong end of social justice in this country.