A ceremony for those who didn’t get their ceremony.

World Premiere

By Karul Projects

“My feet walk on land that is red blood soaked. Black burnt, yellow sun-drenched country. Stories from thousands of years. Songs eternally kept on the wind and water. I honour lines that have been cut. Poisoned, shot and led to the cliff’s edge. Those who passed to the spirit world before their kin could arrive from the dreaming to continue a physical lineage.”

Remembering the stories that remain unwritten and unspoken, returned to the earth and stars that they arrived from. Acknowledging that First Nations people are descendants of those who fought for land, family and identity. Not everyone continued to walk this physical world, many returned to the spirit world.

Kuramanunya honours them. Kuramanunya. The story is told.

Thomas E.S.Kelly’s (Minjungbal - Yugambeh/ Wiradjuri/ Ni-Vanuatu) new solo dance theatre work pays homage to the thousands of First Nation lives that were lost during colonisation. Don't miss this world premiere from the makers of Festival hits SILENCE and Weredingo.

Event Access

Friday the 15th Auslan Interpreted. This is a General Admission event with no reserved seating. The venue is small enough that all seats will be able to see the interpreter. If you would like to confirm a seat, you are welcome to call the venue in advance or let them know on arrival to secure a seat adjacent to the interpreter.

You can also set up an Access Account with Metro Arts that will allow you to save your specific access needs for all future bookings. Call or email the venue to create this.

This production contains adult themes, themes of violence, genocide, and themes of death and suicide

Recommended for ages 15+

Schools: access educational packs and schools ticketing available through the event listing.

Venue Access

Venue Access
The easiest way to access Metro Arts is to enter West Village from Boundary Street, wander through the garden area, and make your way down Factory Lane.

The West Village retail precinct is wheelchair accessible via travelators, lifts and ramps throughout the precinct.

Event type

Other accessible and inclusive event

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