Oodgeroo : bloodline to country

Mee, Sean (2009) Oodgeroo : bloodline to country. [Live Performance (Play)]

Description

In 2009, the researcher acted as director and dramaturg for the development of Sam Watson’s play, Oodgeroo: Bloodline to Country, culminating in a season at La Boite Theatre. This project represents the first time notions of Aboriginal politics were seriously questioned. It aimed to illuminate a key divide in the way Australian indigenous people, and the wider Australian community, deal with issues of grief and outrage – the way of resistance and revolution, or the way of reconciliation and education. The work sought to combine specific cultural artefacts belonging to the Noonuccal people and the family of Oodgeroo of the Noonuccal (Kath Walker) with traditional and contemporary ideas and performance forms.

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ID Code: 48977
Item Type: Creative Work (Live Performance (Play))
Refereed: No
Publisher: http://www.stagewhispers.com.au/reviews/oodgeroo-bloodline-country-sam-watson
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 24 Sep 2014 22:32
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2014 22:32

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