Part of The Big Anxiety 2019
Black Rhymes Aboriginal Poetry Night, Sydney’s leading performance event for Aboriginal writers, gives voice to Aboriginal perspectives on mental health and healing. Hosted by Big Anxiety ambassador and official Poet, Evelyn Araluen, hear the powerful and transformative poetry of performers Lorna Munro, Alison Whittaker and Luke Patterson.
Evelyn Araluen is a poet, researcher, and educator working with Indigenous literatures at the University of Sydney. Her work has been awarded the Nakata Brophy Prize for Young Indigenous Writers, the Judith Wright Poetry Prize, and a Next Chapter grant from the Wheeler Centre. Born, raised, and writing on Dharug country, she is a descendant of the Bundjalung nation.
This project is supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund.
This event is one of a number of events at the Gallery as part of The Big Anxiety 2019.
Image: Evelyn Araluen