This text is based on the exhibition guide for Sovereign Acts | In the WAKE, Migration Museum, Adelaide, Tarnanthi Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art, 2019.
The Unbound Collective are Ali Gumillya Baker, Faye Rosas Blanch, Natalie Harkin, Simone Ulalka Tur, with Katie Inawantji Morrison (performer/violinist/composer). We particularly acknowledge: Tarnanthi, The Migration Museum, ArtsSA (DPC), Australia Council for the Arts, National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network, Flinders University (Office of Indigenous Strategy and Engagement and College of Humanities Arts and Social Sciences), Vitalstatistix, Freddy Komp (projection consultant), Jessica Wallace (editor, Fishtail Films), Michael Bonner (camera), Denys Finney (camera), Bradley Darkson (sound), Seana O’Brien (costume). We particularly thank Uncle Lewis Yerloburka O’Brien and Michael Kumatpi Marrutya O’Brien, and Margaret, Leona and Bonny Brodie, for Kaurna cultural collaboration and support. Also thanks to partners and families: Konrad Craig, Maya, Ruby, Leo, Sophie and Oscar, the late Mona Ngitji Ngitji Tur, Shayne and Jack Minungka, Renee Amari Tur, Karina Lester, Lucy Lester, Greg Blanch and family, Denise Noack, Jai, Mali, to all our grandmothers.