Biennale of Sydney

Moogahlin Performing Arts with Aanmitaagzi Big Medicine Studio

Moogahlin Performing Arts, Broken Glass, 2018. Key Artists: Lily Shearer, Liza-Mare Syron, Katie Leslie, Andrea James, Aroha Groves, Brenda Gifford, Nancia Guiveria. Produced in association with Blacktown Arts Centre for Sydney Festival. Photograph: Joshua Morris.
Moogahlin Performing Arts, Broken Glass, 2018. Key Artists: Lily Shearer, Liza-Mare Syron, Katie Leslie, Andrea James, Aroha Groves, Brenda Gifford, Nancia Guiveria. Produced in association with Blacktown Arts Centre for Sydney Festival. Photograph: Jamie James.
Moogahlin Performing Arts, Broken Glass, 2018. Key Artists: Lily Shearer, Liza-Mare Syron, Katie Leslie, Andrea James, Aroha Groves, Brenda Gifford, Nancia Guiveria. Produced in association with Blacktown Arts Centre for Sydney Festival. Photograph: Jamie James.

Moogahlin Performing Arts with Aanmitaagzi Big Medicine Studio

Moogahlin Performing Arts
Gadigal Country, Sydney, Australia

Lead Artists:

Lily Shearer
Murrawarri

Dr Liza-Mare Syron
Biripi

Aanmitaagzi Big Medicine Studio
Nipissing First Nations, Turtle Island Canada

Lead Artists:

Penny Couchie
Ojibway, Mohawk 

Megan Lozicki Paulin
Mi’kmaq


Moogahlin Performing Arts is New South Wales’ leading First Peoples performing arts company. They develop new works that are by and for their communities and are committed to building development and presentation platforms for emerging and established First Peoples arts practitioners. Their program includes three key festivals: the Yellamundie Festival, Baiame’s Nguungu Festival in Brewarrina, and Koori Gras with the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. 

Aanmitaagzi is an Indigenous multi-disciplinary artist-run company based in Nipissing First Nation, Ontario, Canada. They are committed to fostering a vibrant arts community through community-engaged projects that promote well-being, strengthen relationships with the land, and incorporate intergenerational approaches and methodologies.