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Contemporary AUSTRALIAN Indigenous DancE
“Giving thanks to the totems and land throughout my dance”
Jaymen Drahm is a Yidinji, Mamu man from Innisfail, Queensland, Australia. He is a contemporary & Hip Hop dancer, and founder of the Golden Coastline dance collective. Here’s some fantastic video footage of his dance at the Nunyarra Culture Festival that recently happened September 14-16, 2018 at Nunyarra, NSW.
The Uniting Church Icon School is currently exhibiting at Pilgrim Theological College and The Centre for Theology and Ministry, Parkville, Melbourne. Among the icons is one, “Angel of the Tram,” by Alex Safran. Written this year, its descriptor says: “Image of a homeless man based on traditional Byzantine images of John the Baptist (who also slept rough).”
Photos below by Catherine Schieve and Stephen Burns.