about

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Ormiston Gorge, NT pic by Stu Mannion

echotango = sound & movement

I’m an artist, activist, filmmaker & producer and I also work across campaign, communication, project and narrative strategy.

I make arts and media. Most of the time I am based on unceded Arrernte country in Mparntwe, Central Australia. >>>

EXPERIENCE

I was a member of the arts and social change company Big hART from 2004-2014 where I was Creative Producer of the award winning Ngapartji Ngapartji project and worked on Knot@Home, Radio Holiday, DriveNorthcott Narratives and Namatjira among many other projects.

I’ve edited a social justice magazine ‘Greenpepper‘ in Amsterdam, participated in the People’s Global Action 3rd International Conference and ‘People’s Caravan’ from Bolivia to Colombia, was part of setting up a community arts space, Irene Warehouse, volunteered as a projectionist at the Coober Pedy Drive In, been part of organising activist media events, worked on blockades, actions and protests and had a stint as the NT Triple J Arts Reporter.

I’ve been on the board of a range of media, arts and political organisations including Arid Lands Environment Centre, Engage Media and RedHOT Arts. I’ve worked as an adviser to Senator Bob Brown, former leader of the Australian Greens and at the camel races in Alice Springs I was crowned Miss Camel Cup in 2008.

I’ve also worked in a number of roles on documentary films including; producer of Nothing Rhymes with Ngapartji, THE ISLAND and Island of the Hungry Ghosts, production manager on the drama shoot for Coniston: Telling It True and director of Queen of the Desert.

Between 2014-2016 spent two and a half years working as the Global Impact & Distribution Producer on Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis’ project This Changes Everything

CURRENT PROJECTS

I recently collaborated with filmmaker Gabrielle Brady, producing the short film THE ISLAND and coproducing her feature documentary film The Island of Hungry Ghosts.

I’m working with Maya Newell and several Arrernte families to develop the impact strategy for their forthcoming film KIDS (working title).

I have a new speculative futures project, The Things We Did Next and a number of films in development that I am working on as part of my Sidney Myer Fellowship – watch this space!

I am passionate about justice and pushing ourselves to make a difference – please get in touch!