Q&A with Emele Ugavule and Ayeesha Ash at Arts House / by Torika Bolatagici

Photo: Torika Bolatagici

Photo: Torika Bolatagici

Congratulations to the amazing Black Birds for their recent sell-out season at Arts House for their latest work Exhale.

How do we find the light within the dark? How do we cultivate beauty out of trauma and begin to heal, for ourselves and one another? Both interdisciplinary and intercultural, Exhale is about Indigeneity, accountability and trauma. It explores the relationships and boundaries forged between Indigenous cultures on foreign lands; negotiations between environmental and urban lifestyles; and the ability to heal through storytelling.

I’m looking forward to hosting the Q&A with Emele and Ayeesha after the final performance tonight at Arts House.

Read recent interviews with Black Birds here:

Black Birds: All-female Australian collective challenges Australian theatre to open its gates

ON Batch Festival: Brown Skin Girl with Ayeesha Ash and Emele Ugavule