MELBOURNE POETS FOR WEST PAPUA INDEPENDENCE

06th December 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On 6 December 2015, a host of Melbourne poets assembled in the ACU Art Gallery for West Papua, including Di Cousens, Randall Stephens, Lana Woolf, Sheree Stewart, Kylie Supski, Izzy Brown, Sixta Kareni, Harley Hefford, Robbie Smith. Audio-recordings of five works are reproduced here. More recorded by the 3CR Community Radio ‘Spoken Word’ program published on 10 December 2015 (below).

1. LETTER TO WEST PAPUA’S HEROES AND HEROINES (Jacob Rumbiak, read by Janette Liddelow)

JACOB RUMBIAK, DEAN GOLJA 2015

Jacob Rumbiak’s Letter to the Heroes and Heroines of West Papua (words, images, history)

 

2. WERGAIA WOMAN (Sheree Stewart)

SHEREE STEWART


Sheree Stewart’s Wergaia Woman (words, images)

 

3. WITH THE MORNING STAR WE RISE (Izzy Brown)

IZZY BROWN BY TOMMY LATUPEIRISSA, ACU Art Gallery, Melbourne, 6 December 2015


With the Morning Star We Rise, Izzy Brown (words, images)

 

4. WHEEL OF FORTUNE (Harley Hefford, Robbie Smith)

ROBBIE SMITH & HARLEY HEFFORD. Photo: Tommy Latupeirissa, ACU Art Gallery, 6 Dec 2015


Harley Hefford & Robbie Smith’s Wheel of fortune (words)

 

5. THE BLACK KITE (Kylie Supski)

KYLIE SUPSKI BY TOMMY LATUPEIRISSA, ACU Art Gallery, Melbourne, 6 December 2015

 

6. Reply to Jacob Rumbiak’s ‘Letter to West Papuan Heroes and Heroines’ (Kylie Supski)

Kylie Supski, Reply to Jacob Rumbiak’s ‘Letter to the heroes and heroines of West Papua’ (words, images)

 

SPOKEN WORD, ACU Art Gallery, 6 December 2015, Published by 3CR Community Radio on 10 December 2015

 

Website Slider Image: Dancing Antheriums by Faye Gregson 2015

Dancing Antheriums by Faye Gregson. Photo by Tommy Latupeirissa, December 2015

 

 

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