How should artists and writers respond to the intersecting issues around climate change, water rights and refugees? Join Festival guest curator Ellen van Neerven as she talks to three visionaries about what motivates their work. Wiradjuri woman Hannah Donnelly’s innovative work looks at Indigenous responses to climate change. Author of the popular Whale Rider and Maori Boy, Witi Ihimaera is one of New Zealand’s most accomplished writers. In her award-winning book Overturning aqua nullius Virginia Marshall argues that Aboriginal water rights require legal recognition as property rights.

Supported by The Copyright Agency.

Curated by Ellen van Neervan.