Tiriki Onus is a Yorta Yorta man and Head of the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development, University of Melbourne. He is a successful visual artist, curator, performance artist and opera singer.
His first operatic role was in the premiere of Deborah Cheetham’s Pecan Summer in October 2010, which he reprised in 2011, and 2012 for the Melbourne and Perth runs. He received the Dame Nellie Melba Opera Trust’s Harold Blair Opera Scholarship in 2012 and 2013. In 2015 he was the inaugural Hutchinson Indigenous Fellow at the University of Melbourne.
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Connecting Culture And Childhood: Implications Of The Repatriation Of Archival Recordings ..
Diplomacies of Practice: Workshop-on-Country and Symposium and Sharing of Indigenous Cultu..
Curated Exhibition, Event or Festival
Live Video Performance for Stories of a Songman by Richard Frankland at the Melbourne Reci..
Recorded or Rendered Work - Performance
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RUIAC Symposium, Workshop on Country, Printmaking workshop
Sally Treloyn, Tiriki Onus, Megan McPherson, Reuben Brown, Jodie Seiuli, Lauren Gower, Michael Julian, John Parsons, James Howard, Ros Atkins, Jen Tarry Smith, Samuel Murnane, Ruth Singer, Fred Gesha, Rheannan Port, N'Arweet Carolyn Briggs, Clint Bracknell, Rona Charles, John Divilli, Lloyd Nulgit, et al.
Curated Exhibition, Event or Festival | 2019
Reclamation, revitalisation, recovery, rematriation and repatriation are terms often used by artists and researchers in contempora..
Diplomacies of Practice: Workshop-on-Country and Symposium and Sharing of Indigenous Cultural Practice
Sally Treloyn, Tiriki Onus, Reuben Brown, Jodie Seiuli, Megan McPherson, Lou Bennett, James Howard, Nicole Paul, Mick Harding, David Manmurulu, Jenny Manmurulu, Rupert Manmurulu, Jamie Milpurr, Patrick Churnside, Folau Umbagai, John Divilli, Pete O'Connor, Rona Charles, Lloyd Nulgit, Donna Blackall
Curated Exhibition, Event or Festival | 2018
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Lecturer In Indigenous Arts And Culture
Victorian College Of The Arts
BACHELOR OF MUSIC PERFORMANCE
University of Melbourne