Based on personal observations of people tracing their bloodlines and re-connecting with traditional culture, ID provokes perceptions in contemporary society. Stephen Page investigates what it means to be Aboriginal in the 21st century, asking important questions of identity.
This production features the First Nations' languages Yolngu Matha (Dhuwa and Yirritja language groups - North East Arnhem Land), Yugambeh (South East Queensland) and Walmajarri (Great Sandy Desert, WA). The names of the Bangarra dance artists' clans, as spoken by these dancers, is also featured within this production.
Sections of ID
- I Am
- New Beginnings
- Young Man
Duration: 45 MINUTES
ID premiered in 2011 as part of the double bill Belong, which included About and ID.
ID has also been featured in Kinship (2013, 2014, 2015).