Siting Themselves: Indigenous Australian Theatre Companies

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Abstract

Cultural production by Indigenous Australian artists represents a major industry in Australia. In this essay, I examine some of the terms on which this work is acknowledged. In practice, the critical reception of cultural production by Aboriginal and Torres Strait artists is a site where the political struggles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait people confront the subject and power positions of Eurocentric critical commentary.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSiting the Other
Subtitle of host publicationRe-visions of Marginality in Australian and English-Canadian Drama
EditorsMarc Maufort, Franca Bellarsi
Place of PublicationBrussels
PublisherPeter Lang Publishing Inc
Pages53-68
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)90-5201-934-7, 9052019347
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameDramaturgies
Number1
ISSN (Print)1376-3199

Keywords

  • Australian drama
  • Australian cultural production
  • Aboriginal Australian cultural production
  • Torres Strait Islander cultural production
  • Indigenous Australian cultural production
  • Australian theatre companies
  • Aboriginal Australian theatre companies
  • Torres Strait Islander theatre companies
  • Indigenous Australian theatre companies

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