Talks with Jonathan Jones and special guests

Jonathan Jones and untitled (maraong manaóuwi) at the Hyde Park Barracks. Photo copyright James Horan for Sydney Living Museums.
Hyde Park Barracks
Queens Square, Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Thursdays to Sundays, 1pm to 2pm Friday 21 February to Sunday 15 March

In this special series, Jonathan talks in association with ‘untitled (maraong manaóuwi)’, and invites leading Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians to discuss the themes and issues raised by the artwork.

Friday 21 February Uncle Allen Madden, Gadigal elder and a leader of the Redfern community in Sydney

Saturday 22 February Dr Peter Yanada McKenzie, Eora/Anaiwan artist, musician, teacher and researcher

Sunday 23 February Dr John Maynard, Worimi historian and Professor of Indigenous Education and Research at the University of Newcastle, NSW

Thursday 27 February Anthony ‘Ace’ Bourke, Sydney-based writer, historian and curator

Friday 28 February Lorraine Connelly-Northey, a leading Waradgerie (Wiradjuri) artist based in NSW

Saturday 29 February Wesley Enoch, Noonuccal Nuugi playwright and theatre director, current Artistic Director of Sydney Festival

Sunday 1 March Lauren Booker, a Dharug and Japanese researcher at the University of Technology Sydney, focusing on provenance, repatriation and issues of archival preservation

Thursday 5 March Professor Heidi Norman, a Gamilaroi researcher at the University of Technology Sydney, in the field of Australian Aboriginal political history

Friday 6 March Dr Amanda Porter, Yuin lawyer and researcher in the areas of racialisation and criminalisation, Indigenous legal issues, youth justice and police powers

Saturday 7 March Claire Coleman, award-winning Wirlomin-Noongar writer of fiction, essays and poetry

Sunday 8 March Dr Kiera Lindsey, award-winning historian, University of Technology Sydney

Thursday 12 March Dr Ross Gibson, Centenary Professor of Creative and Cultural Research at the University of Canberra

Friday 13 March Dr Jeanine Leane, a Wiradjuri writer, teacher and academic at the University of Melbourne

Saturday 14 March Lorena Allam, award-winning Gamilaraay and Yuwalaraay journalist and broadcaster, and The Guardian’s Indigenous affairs editor

Sunday 15 March Aunty Glendra Stubbs, a Wiradjuri elder who has worked in a range of services to address the intergenerational impacts of the removal of Aboriginal children from their families and communities.

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