THE UNBOUND COLLECTIVE are Ali Gumillya Baker (Mirning Nation), Simone Ulalka Tur (Antikirnya/Yankunytjatjara), Faye Rosas Blanch (Mbararam/ Yidinyji), and Natalie Harkin (Narrunga Nation).
Ali Gumillya Baker shifts the colonial gaze through film, performance, projection, and grandmother-stories. Simone Ulalka Tur’s performance and poetics enact an intergenerational transmission of story-work through education. Faye Rosas Blanch engages rap theory to embody sovereignty and the shedding of the colonial skin. Natalie Harkin’s archival-poetics is informed by blood-memory, haunting and grandmother-stories.
Across their collective The Unbound artists drawn on practices including film, performance, and curation, as well as research, teaching, publishing and community engagement. All four artists hold senior positions at Yunggorendi First Nations Centre, Flinders University.
The Unbound Collective is currently engaged in an extensive body of research, video and performance work, called Bound and Unbound: Sovereign Acts.