INDIANacts: Aboriginal Performance Art

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Reona Brass/Bentley Spang performance
Brass/Spang performance. They mirror each other in movement eventually wrestling with their own weight. 2:34

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Glenn Alteen at podium
Glenn Alteen introduces Marcia Crosby. 00:31

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Marcia Crosby
Marcia Crosby introduces Panel 3, talks about the community and how not everyone gets along but it's OK. 14:39

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Yuxweluptun presenting
Yuxweluptun presentation, talks about the boundary of place and space within communities, tradition. 15:11

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Reona Brass
Reona Brass talks about her history with and relationship to performance art. 4:22

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Rebecca Belmore Performing
Rebecca Belmore performance. Belmore swings a lightbulb onstage creating a spinning spotlight 5:30

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Day 2: November 30, 2002

Panel 3: Performance of Trauma and Testimony

Moderator: Marcia Crosby
Speakers: Rebecca Belmore, Reona Brass, Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun
Day 2 Respondent: Steven Loft

“With performance art, the elements of ritual, ceremony are all there. Increasingly over the years it has become more and more important to have more of my relations to hear what I am trying to say. So for me the audience is the second half of the action. My action finds meaning when it is heard by the people it is intended for.”
—Reona Brass, INDIANacts conference, November 30, 2002.