Friday favourite – 5 Jan 18


Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre,
Melbourne Museum,
Nicholson St, Carlton, Victoria.
$0 to $15 (included with Museum entry)
until 4 Feb 2018,

a Bit na Ta is a contemporary soundscape that explores the one hundred years leading to Papua New Guinea’s independence in 1975. The exhibition centres around a film made by Melbourne musician David Bridie, in collaboration with the Tolai people of East New Britain (an island that is part of PNG), particularly photographer/historian Gideon Kakabin and singer George Telek. It is accompanied by commissioned artworks and artefacts from the museum’s collections.

Screen Shot 2018-01-05 at 4.57.23 pmThe city of Rabaul (marker) on the island of New Britain, PNG. Screenshot from Google Maps





You can read more here and if you’re lucky enough to be in Melbourne, get your tix here, or, if you’re like me, stuck elsewhere find the (fantastic) music here.

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