Conversations from the SWF, Young People in Police Watch Houses, un Magazine, Nornalising Police Brutality and IDAHOBIT

Thursday, 16 May 2019 - 7:00am to 8:30am
Acknowledgement of Country

Cait Kelly with news headlines

Niviaq Korneliussen, young queer Greenlandic rising star, on her first book Crimson, her decision to only write about Indigenous women characters and the importance of talking up about high rates of suicide in her community in the context of colonisation.  Niviaq was a recent guest at the Sydney Writers Festival

Siyavash Doostkhah from Youth Advocacy Network Queensland, on young people being locked up in Queensland police watch houses and the Queensland government's pitch to build a new 32 bed youth prison in Brisbane

Bobuq Sayed and Hugh Childers, co-editors of un magazine, on the launch of issue 13.1 tomorrow night, reclaiming terrorist discourses around 9/11 and the normality of police brutality and surveillance in a colonial carceral state
Creatrix Tiara, writer, performance artist, producer, activist, on IDAHOBIT, citizenship privilege and how LGBTIQ movements are never single issue

Sophiegrophy, Rolls Royce
Mitch Tambo, Dhinawan
The Merindas, We Sing Until Sunrise
DRMNG NOW ft. Kee'ahn, Ancestors