Mathinna

Mathinna Image Gallery: Mutton Bird (Reprise)

  • Choreography, Costumes, Sets & Lighting, Highlights, Performance

Inspired by a young girl’s journey between two cultures, Mathinna traces the story of a young Aboriginal girl removed from her traditional home and adopted into western colonial society, only to be ultimately returned to the fragments of her original heritage.

The images within this gallery were captured by photographers Jeff Busby (Main Stage Season, 2008) and Greg Barrett (Regional Tour, Cairns, 2010).

Mutton Bird (Reprise)

The theme of the Mutton Bird returns, symbolising the spirit of Mathinna’s traditional family, and the power of the ancestors to guide the community as they deal with the tragedy of the deaths within the Aboriginal community during this especially violent period in Tasmania’s history.