The Emerging Writers’ Festival work, learn and play largely on the land of the Kulin nation, and pay our respects to their Elders, past and present.

EWF celebrates the history and creativity of the world’s oldest living culture.

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Rhoda Makur

Rhoda Nyakor Makur is an unapologetic South Sudanese multidisciplinary artist living on Wurundjeri country. They are interested in exploring ways in which de-colonised practices of art and psychology can be used to address and heal intergenerational trauma and trauma resulting from institutional racism and other “isms” her communities experience. Rhoda believes in the healing power of words, both written and spoken.

Saturday 25 June
10.30am-12pm AEST

nex/us: a gathering 

For the final morning of EWF, First Nations artists and artists of colour are invited to join in a closed space for connection and creativity.