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Lynden Nicholls - Ballarat

Facing Up is a continuous sound installation commenting on prime ministerial statements concerning the status and well-being of Australia’s indigenous population from federation to the present day. Issues such as land rights, citizenship and treaty are revealed.

It will take place along Ballarat’s avenue of prime ministers in the botanical gardens bringing the statues to life. Opening and closing performances will involve indigenous and non indigenous actors and dancers along with a smoking ceremony and welcome to country