Koori Gras

Koori Gras

Monday

February 19th 2018

10:00 am

Saturday

February 24th 2018

11:00 pm

Carriageworks

245 Wilson St

Eveleigh NSW 2015

Australia

Wheelchair Accessible

Koori Gras is a vibrant showcase of unique First Peoples culture and community, produced By Moogahlin Performing Arts In Association With Sydney Gay And Lesbian Mardi Gras And Carriageworks.

Embracing international perspectives on First Peoples queer performance and communities.

Monday 19 - Saturday 24 February at Carriageworks
245 Wilson St, Eveleigh

BLACK NULLA WORKSHOPS
19 – 23 February 2018
A series of creative development workshops for First Peoples queer performers, facilitated by Black Foot (Alberta Canada), performance artist Cherish Blood and local guest artists. Workshop participants will be given the opportunity to perform as part of the Black Nulla Cabaret; a First Peoples’ queer performance event with local, national and international guest artists.

BLACK POINT
6pm – 9pm, Friday 23 February 2018
A community forum with dinner and drinks for local and interstate guests to discuss relevant issues and challenges for First Peoples’ communities.

SPEAKERS PLATFORM
11am – 12.30pm, Saturday 24 February 2018
An international panel of influential thinkers and artists come together to discuss queer performance from First Peoples’ perspectives. Guest speakers include Associate Professor of Creative Industries at University of the Sunshine Coast, Dr Sandy O’Sullivan, Creative Director of Yirramboi First Nations Art Festival, Jacob Boehme, Cherish Blood (Alberta Canada), performance artist, and more to be announced.

BLACK NULLA CABARET
8pm – 11.30pm Saturday 24 February 2018
Dance the night away and enjoy the rich diversity of queer performances by leading local, national and international guests, plus the Black Nulla workshop participants and your favourite drag artists and DJs.

Find out more about Koori Gras here!