Digi Youth Arts is a not-for-profit arts organisation that shares the stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people. A leading arts organisation, DYA has a strong history of continuing culture, advocating for change and producing thought-inspiring works. Keep an eye out for the following activities when our timetable is revealed closer to the festival!
Digi Youth Arts
Acknowledgement of Country
Just think for a moment, this place where you stand. Join Emily Wells, Phi Sandy and Declan Beetson of Digi Youth Arts as part of the Jungle Love opening ceremony as we pay tribute to one of the oldest surviving and thriving cultures in the world.
We’ve been told who we are by so many people. Government documents attempt to define us in ways we cannot be. Social media comments try to take us back to a place we thought we’d moved past.
A live mural over two days.
1. Coming before all others in time or order; earliest; 1st.
2. Foremost in position, rank, or importance.
Learning Our Songlines
Digi Youth Arts musicians Phi Sandy and Declan Beetson share some of their original songs. Both artists are embarking on a journey that navigate their desire to be musicians and obligations to their community.
Young, Black & Talkin’
What is life like for a young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person in 2017? What do we want from our government? What do we think of the latest meme circling the internet?