Bangarra’s newest work is inspired by the life of Woollarawarre Bennelong, one of the most famous Aboriginal figures from the time of first contact. Bennelong was a senior man of the Eora nation, who was captured by British colonialists, becoming an interlocutor between the cultures and travelling to England in 1792.

‘In a way, we are all Bennelong, forever trying to navigate our way through two worlds,’ says Bangarra’s artistic director Stephen Page

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