Long Water will respond in sound and story to future water treaty.
As Arts House’s Artist in Residence for the 2017 Listening Program, writer Hannah Donnelly will imagine a militarisation of water and water-having in climate trauma. Though this investigation she will speculate on cultural flows returning through water treaties and the survival of box gum woodlands. Will the song of running water be held together by future women?
Hannah Donnelly is the creator of the Sovereign Trax Indigenous music culture blog, which showcases the work of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists. Her writing experiments with speculative fiction and future imaginings of Indigenous responses to climate change.
Supported by –Yirramboi First Nations Arts Festival is produced by the City of Melbourne, with support from Creative Victoria.
Image by – Gabi Briggs