Voices from Down Under: Nardi Simpson’s Lecture on First Nations Narratives 

By Nardi Simpson

Oodi Library and Korvat auki cordially invite you to a special lecture by Nardi Simpson, a renowned Australian Indigenous musician, writer, composer and storyteller.

Location: (Oodi Library, Saarikoski Rug)

Nardi Simpson hails from the Yuwaalaray community of NSW’s North West freshwater plains and is a luminary in both literary and musical fields.

As a founding member of the Indigenous folk duo Stiff Gins, she has graced international and national stages for the past two decades.

During this lecture, Simpson will delve into ‘Creating First Nations Stories, Books and Music – Developments, Challenges and Changing Practices from Australia.’

It will be a unique opportunity to hear her insights and reflections on the craft of storytelling, its challenges and evolving practices.

Simpson will also showcase her two most recent books:

  • Song of the Crocodile (an award-winning title)
  • Another Australia

This event will appeal to adults with an interest in literature, artistic practices and those keen on understanding Australian indigenous culture and interdisciplinary knowledge.

It is a collaboration between Korvat auki and ensemble offspring, bringing the essence of Australian Indigenous narratives to the heart of Helsinki.

For more information about Nardi Simpson and her works, kindly visit her official website: nardisimpson.com

Please use this form to reserve your seat: https://forms.gle/oiMryd8ETmdkm4gE7


Oodi Library, Saarikoski Rug