RISING - Deborah Cheetham AO and Daniel Browning

The voice of the rivers, the Birrarung and Maribyrnong, converge in colonial tragedy featuring Prof. Deborah Cheetham AO and Daniel Browning.

A view of the Maribyrnong River Valley with a bridge crossing it in the background. Industrial buildings sit on the horizon, the sun peeking above them. In the foreground, is bushes and trees in the valley. A dirt road winds up the hill.

RISING 2021 Podcast series

The RISING 2021 Podcast asks artists to unravel their ideas on an audio platform.


Duration
29 minutes

In 2021, RISING festival will take art and performance from behind closed doors to unexpected public places.

In a post-Covid world, artists have recalibrated their ideas to reach audiences in new and challenging ways. 

The RISING 2021 Podcast series asks artists to unravel their ideas on an audio platform.

This episode features Prof. Deborah Cheetham AO and Daniel Browning.

Acclaimed opera singer Deborah Cheetham imagines the bodies of water, the Birrarung, and Maribyrnong, as she channels their significance in her song, remembrance, and calling for The Rivers Sing.

In a conversation with journalist Daniel Browning, we hear how the lapping water evokes the tides of a tragic history for First Nations people and ask who is really listening? 

 

Listen to the podcast on Spotify.

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