In this must-listen episode of The Witness Interview, Gunditjmara man Richard Frankland speaks candidly to First Nations Emerging Critic Carissa Lee about how art and activism unite in his creative life. An acclaimed writer, film maker, songwriter and activist, Richard Frankland is the author of many works, including Conversations with the Dead, a play that changed the public discourse about Aboriginal deaths in custody.
“The greatest weapons we have, as people who have been marginalised and excluded, is not necessarily the gun, it’s not the bomb, it’s not hatred. The greatest weapon we have is stories. They make us live, they make us strong.”