'The second volume of new writing and art from emerging and established Aboriginal artists and writers, featuring stories, poetry, art, photography, and a range of reviews, interviews, and insights. Treaty takes the reader into some serious territories, but remains focused on placing Indigenous culture in the public sphere, forging connections and engagement between all Australians. Treaty invites you to imagine what this could mean for Aboriginal people and how we must learn from our troubled colonial history. With contributions by Bruce Pascoe, Lionel Fogarty, Ali Cobby Eckermann, Maryanne Sam, Melissa McAllister, Patsy Smith, Tony Birch, Peter Waples-Crowe, Wayne Quilliam, James Henry, and many others.' (Source: TROVE)
'Poetry. A collection of work by innovative Australian poets whose work shares an interest in "a primary art of transformation in language" (from the introduction). All contributors traveled to the San Francisco Bay Area in April 2016 to participate in a four-day meeting with similarly-committed U.S.-based poets. The title of the event is also that of the anthology, which its editors intend as an extension and prolongation of the April gathering. ACTIVE AESTHETICS brings news across the Pacific and across the equator of Australia's current radical poetry and poetics. As is true of new poetry in the US, much of the work here reflects the complexity and urgency of political thinking within the aesthetic sphere.'
Source: Publisher's blurb.
United States of America (USA)Australia:Tuumba PressGiramondo Publishing,2016