Behind the scenes

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Numburindi: Strengthening Culture and Country

— by Rebecca Renshaw

Numburindi: Strengthening Culture and Country 2018 – 2020 focusses on inter-generational learning and exchange through the delivery of bush camps annually with the young people in Numbulwar and surrounding homelands. Artback NT received multi-year funding from Tim Fairfax Family Foundation to coordinate, support and collaborate on this project with the community. Eve Pawlik, Indigenous Traditional

Reflections while on the road with Jeffrey ‘Yello’ Simon

— by Rebecca Renshaw

B2M concluded their first national tour around Australia in Darwin on Sunday 18 November 2018. B2M band member Jeffrey ‘Yello’ Simon reflected upon the development of the show ‘Mamanta’, their cultural journey and the opportunities the tour presented with Elizabeth Rogers, Performing Arts Manager. “We are B2M (Bathurst to Melville) – a seven-piece Indigenous RnB

From Darwin to Ormiston Gorge… Sang Mei-Chuan shares her Paiwan traditions with the NT

— by Kate Rendell

Paiwan performer 桑梅絹 Sang Mei-Chuan recently spent six-weeks in the NT as our artist in residence. In this interview with Kate Rendell she speaks about her first international residency and how she can’t wait to come back to Australia…

‘Bala B’ from TEABBA goes behind the scenes at Malandarri Festival…

— by Kate Rendell

Bernard Namok Jnr (‘Bala B’) of Top End Aboriginal Bush Broadcasting Association (TEABBA) recently travelled from the studio in Darwin to Borroloola for Malandarri Festival. At the Festival Bala B spoke to Festival Director Marlene Timothy and performers Elijah Douglas and Ryan Timothy about their communities, culture and the opportunity to perform…