• Boardi: Aboriginal & Cultural Space

     

    Boardi is a cultural space orchestrated by First Nation Australians; it focusses on presenting an authentic contemporary Aboriginal experience through song, story-telling, yidaki meditation and Indigenous wisdom. The First Nation peoples share their rich spiritual and cultural creativity with artists from other cultural backgrounds; bringing a fusion of customs and artistic expressions.

    The Boardi space will have ongoing activities all day where people are invited to drop in or welcome to participate in many of the cultural programs on offer.

  • Phil Bligh

     

    Phil Bligh lives in Darkinjung country on the Central Coast of NSW. His father Kalilli/Wakka Wakka heritage and mother Kalkadoon.  Curator of the Boardi and speaker on cultural, environmental, social topics and more.

  • Gavi Duncan

     

    Gavi Duncan is a respected Darkinjung elder and wisdom keeper from the central coast. Gavi will be talking about bush medicine and dream time stories.

  • Dave Beaumont

     

    A Wiradjuri man living in Sydney.  Dave will be leading discussions on culture & helping to dispel one dimensional perceptions of Indigenous Australians.

  • Jamie Smith

     

    Jamie Smith is a Darkinjung elder and singer/story-teller. He tells Aboriginal story-telling through song.

  • Dave Leha

     

    One cannot choose to ignore or pigeon hole the magnetic appeal of Radical Son. David Leha is a musician, an artist, and an individualist. With one foot on the modern pulse and the other planted firmly in the roots of music, David maintains a stance for a simple and raw beauty.

  • Evie J Willie

     

    Evie J is a proud Indigenous Soul Singer/Songwriter who has been composing songs since the age of 15. Born in Toowoomba QLD, this inspiring Soul Singer was raised on an Aboriginal Reserve of Wellington in Western NSW. Since moving to Sydney in 2009, Evie J has used her own music to express and establish herself as a strong contemporary Indigenous Female Artist.

  • Eve White

     

    Eve is a proud Wirridjuri woman, Yoga Instructor, Professional Dancer, Indigenous Cultural Educator, MermaidFit creator, storyteller and Mother of 3. Her heart lies through the creative expression within the physical form, with healing and energising to bring the body into ultimate health.

  • Timothy Gray

     

    Timothy Gray is a Gumbayngirr/Wiradjuri/Bidjigal man born in Macksville on the Mid North Coast of NSW. Timothy is currently living in Redfern. Timothy is an accomplished singer/songwriter and has released 2 CDs with his 7 piece Reggae fusion band called Green Hand Band. Timothy is on the Tribal Warrior and is now on the Board of TWA.Timothy has his own show on Koori Radio called Social Change and helps out at the RCC. Timothy is also on The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Panel of City of Sydney. Tim currently works at Barangaroo as an Aboriginal cultural guide.

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