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'Sydney Festival's Blak Out program is the largest single commissioner of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander works in the country. Artistic director Wesley Enoch said Sydney Festival 2020 presents 46 new co-commissioned works, a great many with Indigenous themes at their heart. "There's politics and social perspectives all throughout everything we do," Enoch said. "And it's interesting this idea of history and retrospectives. When you have someone like (visual artist) Vernon Ah Kee doing his work, called The Island, which is looking at Palm Island and (artist) Fiona Foley and her exhibition work, it's both the contemporary and the historical sitting side by side. "When there is more representation, you can look at the diversity of the voices that non-Indigenous Australia is hearing from us." ' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Koori Mail no. 717 15 January 2020 18740508 2020 newspaper issue 2020 pg. 28-29
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