"We have a fetish about tradies at the moment... but the arts actually employ more people than mining in this country!" - Wesley Enoch. When the government talks 'jobs', we often see high-vis and hard hats. What does this say about what industries it values? #TheDrum
Remember when the government pledged $250 million to help the arts community get through #COVID ? @sydney_festival director Wesley Enoch says not one cent has been paid out yet - "We're still waiting for the guidelines". #TheDrum
TONIGHT on NITV We look at the rich protest history that #NAIDOC was born from and how its evolved, and discuss what NAIDOC week could look like in the future. With Guests: @JakelinTroy Wesley Enoch Kirstie Parker John Moriarty#ThePoint 8.30pm
#ICYMI : Today the PM announced a $250 million funding package to help the arts sector struggling with the effects o #COVID19 . "It is maybe a third to a quarter of what was hoped for - and it is coming a little late, too." - Wesley Enoch#TheDrum
TONIGHT on NITV Following unprecedented #BlackLivesMatter marches across the country, #ThePoint analyses how recommendations from the Royal Commission into #AboriginalDeathsinCustody have been implemented Hosted by @Hocking_Rachael & @jpjanke Guests@RoxyAmnestyOz & Wesley Enoch
The push to dump movies and series that contain historical and racial insensitivities is a “deflection” away from more important social issues, and serves only to sweep debate “under the carpet”, according to esteemed indigenous artist Wesley Enoch.
The new @sydney_festival director is Sydney-born@_OliviaAnsell , current head of contemporary performance @SydOperaHouse . Ansell’s career began in dance prior to becoming an arts producer. Wesley Enoch’s final festival will be in 2021.
"People were coming out of the woodwork saying, 'I know that my great-grandfather went to World War I.'" Wesley Enoch talks Black Diggers on Living Black, Monday 8:30pm on NITV. #LestWeForget #LivingBlack
"For me, these anniversaries are meaningful, and what we say about them is important." Wesley Enoch on why our voice needs to be heard on the 250th anniversary of Cook's landing. Living Black, tonight at 8:30pm on NITV. #LivingBlack
Growing up gay and Aboriginal in a bi-racial family, Wesley Enoch struggled to understand who he was. But theatre helped him break a pattern of violence and find his voice. He is now director of @sydney_festival #MyAustralia
"I was on a violent path that could have ended in jail." Wesley Enoch, artistic director of , was headed for trouble in his early life — then a teacher introduced him to acting. He joins on on Friday at 1pm on & 9 #OnePlusOne30pm on