“B1 and B2 are my famous uncles.”
During Harmony Day this year, I became a living book. I became a live art performance and aptly name my story; “I am B3 & I really love B1 and B2.” My living book focuses on my experience of being a banana in Australia. Yes, it’s about being white inside and yellow outside. Ergo the banana concept.
I have been invited to be a living book for Head On: The Human Library. The Two Chairs (T2C) are synonymous with the idea of collecting and listening to one’s conversation about race and racism but this time it was slightly different. With this installation piece, the reader sits on T2C and engage with MY story. As the reader they request a certain chapter which then prompts me to share my story.
Continue reading Being a B3
Suzanne (founder of TheTwoChairs) sits with Luke Pearson (@LukeLPearson) and chat about racism in Australia and ask him the big question:
What does he mean by “White Australian?”
Join us and find out on Sunday.
About Luke Pearson: Many in the social media and cultural advocacy scene regard Luke Pearson as a leading authority and much-sought speaker on Aboriginal rights and education. He is the creator of @IndigenousX. For over 10 years, he has contributed to the discussions and policies for Indigenous education and excellence. He is also an experience educator, writer, facilitator, mentor, public speaker and advocator.
Sunday 2nd March 2014
Time: 6.00PM (Sydney time)
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