Hive to host world premiere

July 5, 2024 11:56 am in by

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Ulverstone’s cultural precinct Hive will host a world premiere next week as part of NAIDOC Week, when takila ti milaythina, meaning Heart in Country, is screened in the Hive Planetarium.

The production is an immersive locally produced short feature by Dave Gough, Darryl Rogers and Ian Chia, offering a cultural journey through the rhythms of day and night with the palawa indigenous community.

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The unique blend of vision and sound portrays the cycles of sunrise, fire, hunt, collect, sunset, feed, story, ceremony and dance.

Creator Dave Gough says the production was inspired by a painting by renowned historical Tasmanian artist John Glover, titles A Corroboree in Van Diemen’s Land.