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BlakPowerhouse: WAW

Finished 26 January 2023
Powerhouse Ultimo

We Are Warriors is an Indigenous social enterprise, dedicated to celebrating Blak excellence and empowering Indigenous youth. On January 26, one of the most polarising days of the year, WAW will be taking over Powerhouse Ultimo for BlakPowerhouse: WAW.

A night for all ages and backgrounds, this will be an evening of music, film, art, dance and photography. A celebration of Blak excellence, WAW are taking back a day of sorrow and turning it into a day of power and positivity. Join us.

 

INTRODUCTION

5.15pm Welcome to Country and dance performances featuring Muggera and Doonooch Dance Company 

 

LIVE MUSIC

5–9pm Nooky, Barkaa, Kobie Dee, Kanada the Loop, Mi-kaisha, Highlander, Tom Foolery and Lil Art

 

TALK

6.15pm Building a Blak Future panel discussion with Nooky, Emily McDaniel, Luke Currie-Richardson, Shari Sebbens and Penny Towney

 

SCREENING

6pm Film premiere of Through the Fire, a WAW documentary with an introduction from Nooky

 

VISUALS

5–9pm Blak Power through the Lens of Luke photo by Luke Currie-Richardson 
5–9pm Live art from illustrator Squat Deadface
5–9pm Images from Charlotte Allingham, aka Coffin Birth

 

DJ

5–9pm Latifa Tee

 

BAR

5–9pm Powerhouse Late bar

 

FREE event as part of Powerhouse Late. Registrations recommended.

Read about the COVID Safe measures we’ve put in place to keep everyone safe when visiting the museum here.

Find accessibility information here or contact Bookings for access support on (02) 9217 0222 or via email book@maas.museum.