“The Landscapes Within and With Us” is a conversation that celebrates the deep-rooted traditions and evolving landscape of indigenous cultural, art and culinary practices.
This event offers a unique opportunity to gain insights, share perspectives, and contribute to the appreciation and recognition of how food has shaped and can shape Indigenous Australians.
Attendees will walk away with a deeper understanding of how food and food practice has featured in Indigenous Australian history, what it can look like in the future, and how they can operate within this space.
- Brad Darkson, a South Australian visual artist with work inspired by his First Nations and Anglo Australian heritage. Brad’s mob is Narungga and he is a proud member of the Chester family.
- Nornie Bero. Nornie Bero is from the Meriam People of Mer Island in the Torres Strait and is the Executive Chef, CEO and Owner of Mabu Mabu - a cafe celebrating the dishes and native ingredients of Nornie’s home.
- Damien Coultard. Damien is an Adnyamathanha and Dieri person of the Flinders Ranges, an international artist, cultural educator and high school teacher. He is a former board director of the South Australian Native Title Service, and founding member of Warndu.
- Angelena Harradine Buckskin. Angelena is a Kaurna elder living in Clare Valley. She speaks to the role of women and the impact of food rations.
On attending this event, we ask you to first ponder the question: How do we embrace Indigenous foods into our lifestyle? Please come with your answer prepared.
“The landscapes we carry with us” is part of a series of conversations held during the Nature Festival exploring nature in our home of South Australia. These conversations are held by multi-disciplinary key players to discuss what is currently happening, barriers to solutions in South Australia and opportunities at the community, industry and state level.
This series of events was formed from a partnership between Nature Festival, the State Library, the Environment Institute at the University of Adelaide and Dynamic State.