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FOUR WINDS: NEXT ITERATION OF BLAKBOX COMING FOR SYDFEST19

UTP: BlakBox
Photo Credit: Barton Taylor

Urban Theatre Projects (UTP) will be installing its surround-sound pavilion, BLAK BOX at Blacktown Showground Precinct in the heart of Western Sydney, in partnership with Sydney Festival and Blacktown Arts.

The state-of-the-art surround-sound space captured the imagination of Sydney-siders when unveiled earlier this year at Barangaroo and now a brand-new program of works – FOUR WINDS – has been curated by Daniel Browning with elders, young people and musicians from Blacktown, Australia’s most populous urban First Peoples community.  FOUR WINDS draws on the oral history and speculative future of Blacktown and Greater Western Sydney from the perspective of Blacktown Elders and teenagers. Continue reading FOUR WINDS: NEXT ITERATION OF BLAKBOX COMING FOR SYDFEST19

BLAK BOX: SHARING FIRST PEOPLES STORIES AT BARANGAROO

Blak-Box: Artist Impression -Kevin OBrien

Urban Theatre Projects (UTP) has unveiled plans for BLAK BOX , a major new architecture and sound pavilion exploring Barangaroo’s past, present and future and sharing First Peoples stories.  It will be  at Barangaroo Reserve from 2 to 24 June.

The state-of-the-art and surround-sound space has been purpose designed by globally renowned architect Kevin O’Brien. The harbourside pavilion will be filled with a powerful suite of newly commissioned sound works curated by Daniel Browning, presenter on ABC Radio National. The works bring together a moving range of contemporary Aboriginal voices to respond to the past, present and future of the Barangaroo site.  Continue reading BLAK BOX: SHARING FIRST PEOPLES STORIES AT BARANGAROO