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Interactive Workshops: ATEA

Experience this performative workshop which will take you on a visual and sonic journey and will provide you with a unique perspective as a guest on Gadigal lands.

On the Forecourt

This Event is:

Mind expanding
Eye opening

I Moving Lab bring their unique indigenous, interactive and interdisciplinary approach to Gadigal lands with "ATEA" (The Domain) a 60 minute performative workshop.

Be lead on a visual and sonic journey where you will listen to words, memories, songs and chants of Māori and Matao peoples, go for a short walk in nature, physically embodying themes connected to the practices of these intercultural forms.

The workshop is a meditation on being guests on other people's lands and ways we conceptualise various types of entry and ownership.

Entry to this free workshop is by registration, and sessions will fill fast.


For thousands of years, the land that Sydney Opera House is built on was a gathering place for the Gadigal people who danced and sang here.

Homeground continues the rich history of this site, formerly known as Tubowgule, by bringing the very best First Nations artists from around the world to the Opera House Forecourt for two free days of music, dance, workshops and markets.

Celebrate the power of contemporary artists and ancient customs under the sun and stars at Homeground 2017.

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