17 episodes

Acclaimed presenter, journalist, actor, producer and arts guru Rhoda Roberts returns to our airwaves to present Deadly Voices from the House, recorded live from Sydney Opera House.

Featuring a diverse selection of guest appearances from prominent Indigenous leaders from the music, arts and culture sector, Deadly Voices from the House provides an important platform to discuss critical issues facing the Indigenous community and gives voice to a variety of upcoming indigenous music, arts and cultural projects.

Deadly Voices from the House is supported by Sydney Opera House Presents, the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia and the National Indigenous Radio Service.

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Acclaimed presenter, journalist, actor, producer and arts guru Rhoda Roberts returns to our airwaves to present Deadly Voices from the House, recorded live from Sydney Opera House.

Featuring a diverse selection of guest appearances from prominent Indigenous leaders from the music, arts and culture sector, Deadly Voices from the House provides an important platform to discuss critical issues facing the Indigenous community and gives voice to a variety of upcoming indigenous music, arts and cultural projects.

Deadly Voices from the House is supported by Sydney Opera House Presents, the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia and the National Indigenous Radio Service.

    Seini Taumoepeau | Natives Go Wild

    Seini Taumoepeau | Natives Go Wild

    Listen to Seini Taumoepeau AKA SistaNative on the Deadly Voices podcast, a Tongan Australian who has a career spanning over 30 years in the performing arts as a presenter and a performer. She has been involved in broadcasting since she was 13 years old and is committed to extending the stories and narratives of Oceania and refers to herself as an orator and song woman.
    Exploring the truth of a mistold tale of circus and wonder, Natives Go Wild uncovers the stories and tales of a mob of circus delights, highlighting their strength and resilience through provocative political humour, searing irony and stinging social commentary.
    https://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/events/whats-on/first-nations/2019/natives-go-wild.html
     

    • 20 min
    Josephine Mailisi | Natives Go Wild

    Josephine Mailisi | Natives Go Wild

    We are very excited to welcome to the stage Niuean multidisciplinary artist Josephine Mailisi. Josie is a talented contortionist, aerialist, choreographer and dancer. Some of her career highlights include MOTIVE 2018 where she was an aerial hoop soloist and co-producer, and the 2018 All Blacks vs China half time entertainment where she performed as an aerialist. Josie will be bringing our ‘FeeJee Mermaid’ to life through mesmerising aerial contortion. Listen to Josephine on the Deadly Voices podcast.
    Exploring the truth of a mistold tale of circus and wonder, Natives Go Wild uncovers the stories and tales of a mob of circus delights, highlighting their strength and resilience through provocative political humour, searing irony and stinging social commentary. 
    https://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/events/whats-on/first-nations/2019/natives-go-wild.html

    • 13 min
    Mika Haka | Natives Go Wild

    Mika Haka | Natives Go Wild

    We talk to Mika Haka from Natives Go Wild, the Sydney Opera House Presents First Nations program which uncovers the stories and tales of a mob of circus delights, highlighting their strength and resilience through provocative political humour.

    • 18 min
    Chelsea McGuffin | Natives Go Wild

    Chelsea McGuffin | Natives Go Wild

    In the first episode of the Natives Go Wild miniseries, we talk to director Chelsea McGuffin from the Sydney Opera House Presents First Nations program which flips the narrative portrayed by history of the Barnum and Bailey circus, the so-called “greatest show on earth”. 

    • 17 min
    Patricia Ansell Dodds & Mervyn Rubuntja - Badu Gili

    Patricia Ansell Dodds & Mervyn Rubuntja - Badu Gili

    As part of our Badu Gili series, Rhoda Roberts chats with Patricia Ansell Dodds and Mervyn Rubuntja about their selected artworks. 
    Patricia has been painting for 14 years and has earned a Bachelor of Arts as well as a Associate Diploma in Business Management and Certificate One Tourism. She has lectured in Art, Aboriginal Cross Culture Courses at IAD as well as Aboriginal Cross Culture, History of Central Australia at Remote Health in Alice Springs for Flinders University. Her art has featured in logos for Nationals meetings in Alice Springs. Her art contributed to Alice Springs claiming the title of Territory Tidy town in 2007 as it decorated 30 bins for the local town council.
    Mervyn was born at the Telegraph Station in Alice Springs. Mervyn has followed in his father’s footsteps painting in the watercolour style that his father taught him. When Mervyn was 13 years old his family moved to Hermannsburg this is where he first saw watercolour paintings as he watched his uncles Maurice, Oscar and Keith Namatjira painting like their father Albert. Arnulf Ebatarinja another uncle kindled Mervyn’s painting talent when he gave him some watercolour paperboard and taught him to paint.

    • 32 min
    Aiona Tala Gaidan - Badu Gili

    Aiona Tala Gaidan - Badu Gili

    Ainoa Tala Gaidan's artwork was selected to be projects onto the Sydney Opera House Sails as part of Badu Gili 2018.

    Rhoda Roberts sits down with Ainoa to chat about his style and history in the art scene.

    • 27 min

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