A journey of many worlds colliding – from West Papuan refugees on a boat lost at sea to the kids in the shanty town of tin in a Kenyan slum, the Palestinian rappers up against the apartheid wall and the Afghan girl on the run, these characters’ journeys will run parallel with the stories of struggle of the First Nations people of Australia.
The Change explores a fusion of cultures and historical political events beginning at Lake Eyre protest camp in SA, travelling to the Aboriginal tent embassy in Canberra, to Palm Island QLD, and coming together at Woomera detention centre. The story is told through the children of the future, recalling their ancestors’ adventures that lead to the prevention of the world from destruction.
The Change is an interactive performance that utilises different spaces in The Collingwood Housing Estate Underground Car Park.
This social commentary, humour, personal stories and utopian visions will be served on a deadly sound track of hip-hop, traditional and world music with live band accompaniment to a background of incredible sets.
The script has been developed through workshops with the local community on the Collingwood Housing estate.
Warning: Contains strobe lighting, adult themes(staged violence)