Julia grew up on Wathaurong Country in Ocean Grove. Her heritage crosses Darug and Dharrawal Country. Her family’s experience is of separation and continuing to reconnect with history. She has worked across arts and academic platforms and has recently completed her PhD at ANU. She is an oral historian with the National Library’s 7 Years On project and has worked in collaboration with the National Museum. She is completing her postdoctoral research at The University of Melbourne while juggling two little babes, two crazy dogs and a patient husband.
These amazing Blak women are blazing a path in their creative practices, with hard work, new approaches and grit. Let them tell it how it is. With Liza-Mare Syron, Melanie Mununggurr-Williams, Marie Munkara. Moderated by Julia Hurst. Presented in partnership with The Stella Prize. Supported by RMIT Indigenous Education and Engagement.