Indigenous Practice Research: Working with Indigeneity

Join the non/fictionLab's public forum series for a conversation hosted by Wominjeka Djeembana.

This event is a conversation between N'arweet Dr Carolyn Briggs AM, Professor Brian Martin and Associate Professor James Oliver, with a focus on the work of Wominjeka Djeembana, an Indigenous practice research lab at Monash University. They will be discussing issues relating to 'situating decolonization' (Martin et al) and 'decolonization is not a metaphor' (Tuck and Yang), with particular reference to practice/research.

About the speakers:
N'arweet Dr Carolyn Briggs AM is a Senior Boon Wurrung Elder and Senior Indigenous Research Fellow (Practice) at Wominjeka Djeembana.
Professor Brian Martin is a descendant of Bundjalung, Muruwari and Kamilaroi peoples, and is the Inaugural Associate Dean (Indigenous) at MADA and Founding Director of Wominjeka Djeembana.
James Oliver (Seumas Chatriona Dhomhnuill Aonghais Bhig) is an Associate Professor at the School of Design, RMIT University. He is a Hebridean Gàidheal and a founding member of Wominjeka Djeembana.

The non/fictionLab is supported by Writing and Publishing @ RMIT.

 

Image extract: 'Methexical Countryscape: BoonWurrung #2', Brian Martin 2021

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.