The evolution of storytelling


Oral history is the oldest form of sharing knowledge and culture, but in our rapidly changing world has this voice been silenced?

Join us for a conversation about the changing role of storytelling in Indigenous Australia, featuring an esteemed panel of storytellers, including: musician Fred Leone (Impossible Odds Records); Writer and comedian Steven Oliver; Indigenous cultural awareness educator Mary Graham (UQ); and actor Tibian Wyles (Black Diggers, QTC).

Each panellist will offer their unique perspective to a discussion spanning topics such as the validity of oral history versus written history, the relevance of modern storytelling, and questioning who our stories really serve.

Date: 27 May 2014
Venue: Auditorium 1, SLQ

This forum is the concluding event of the A night by the fire with Aboriginal storytellers event series, which included Theatre with Paula Nazarski, Poetry with Samuel Wagan Watson and Music with Kaylah Tyson
 

Contact State Library Queensland for more information regarding The evolution of storytelling.