Badu Gili - Sails Projection | Celebrating First Nations Culture
Special Presentations • 24m
Badu Gili lights up the eastern Bennelong Sail with ancient First Nations stories in a spectacular projection. Curated by Rhoda Roberts, former Head of First Nations Programming, Badu Gili traces the ancient songlines of First Nations storytelling across Australia.
See the works of eminent First Nations artists including Judith (Jenuarrie) Warrie, Mervyn Rubuntja and Djambawa Marawili AM projected onto the Opera House's eastern Bennelong sail across two chapters, accompanied by an original soundscape by Damian Robinson.
This original program also includes an intimate performance by First Nations singer-songwriter Leah Flanagan, recorded from her home during COVID-19 lockdown.
Badu Gili has been enabled by the Opera House, its Idealist donors and the Australia Council for the Arts.
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