Ali Cobby Eckermann, Brad Darkson, Dominic Guerrera and Karen Wyld
Adelaide Writers' Week
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The Rocks Remain: Blak Poetry and Story description
What remains after colonisation? After heartbreak? After protest? Like the rocks, First Peoples remain. Co-editors and contributors of The Rocks Remain anthology discuss continuation and the power of story. Ali Cobby Eckermann, Brad Darkson, Dominic Guerrera, and Karen Wyld in-conversation.
This project is supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund.
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Brad Darkson (Narungga) is a multidisciplinary artist currently working across various media including carving, video, sound, animation, sculpture, painting and site-specific installation. 'Cultural-revival-activism' permeates his work, focusing on connections between contemporary and traditional cultural practice, language and lore.
Ali Cobby Eckermann is a Yankunytjatjara poet residing on Ngadjuri country. The central desert influenced her first collections little bit long time and Kami. In later years her poems have been influenced by the sky. The latest release is She Is The Earth (2023).
Dominic Guerrera (Kaurna, Ngarrindjeri) is a poet, curator and ceramicist. His writings have been published in Artlink and Cordite Review. Guerrera was the recipient of the 2021 Oodgeroo Noonuccal Indigenous Poetry Prize. He is a co-editor of The Rocks Remain anthology.
Karen Wyld is a Martu author living south of Adelaide. Wyld writes historical fiction, poetry and narrative nonfiction. As a SA Literary Fellowship recipient, Wyld is researching archival material to creatively interpret relationships with the coast. Wyld is a co-editor of The Rocks Remain anthology.