september, 2017

14sep4:00 pm- 5:30 pmFeaturedFestival of Democracy | Growing Indigenous media in a changing media landscape4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Event Organized By: Sydney Democracy Network

Event Details

Luke will discuss the cultural and political importance of Indigenous media and the obstacles he’s faced in building up IndigenousX as a viable online platform. His talk explores the challenges of sharing Indigenous knowledge, the highlights of IndigenousX’s impact, and the special consciousness-raising role played by Indigenous media within a fast-changing media landscape.

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Luke Pearson, a Gamilaroi man, is the founder of IndigenousX, an independent and 100% Indigenous-run media organisation that works across multiple platforms and has many partnerships and collaborations with Indigenous writers, organisations and mainstream media, most notably via the IndigenousX Guardian collaboration.
Luke has worked as a teacher, writer, editor, researcher, public speaker, consultant, campaigner and digital producer, and has played a prominent role in the development of Indigenous-led media and online storytelling.

Time

(Thursday) 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Location

Law Lounge, Level 1

New Law Building (F10), Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney

Organizer

Sydney Democracy Networksdn@sydney.edu.au

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