Decolonize This Place x SEVENTH Gallery
Presented by Mel&NYC and All Conference
Sunday 29 July, 2018, 3-4:30pm
Location: Schoolhouse Studios
81 Rupert Street, Collingwood
In collaboration with New York based collective Decolonize This Place, SEVENTH Gallery is hosting a public forum to extend it’s commitment to decolonising our structure and program. Standing in solidarity with local First Nations groups and community organisations we will discuss how to create a culturally safe space and oppose gentrification in Gertrude Street. SEVENTH Board members will be joined by Aunty Joy Murphy Wandin, Wurundjeri Traditional Owner and Elder, Moorina Bonini, artist and Yorta Yorta woman and descendant from the Dhulunyagen Clan, Gabi Briggs, artist and sovereign Anaiwan and Gumangier kajira (woman), Amin Husain & Nitasha Dhillon of Decolonize This Place (via Skype), NYC DJ and poet Jive Poetic; taking an intersectional approach to decolonizing our place. Decolonize This Place is a space that is action-oriented around indigenous struggle, black liberation, Free Palestine, global wage workers and de-gentrification.