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What We Talk About: Liberation (Postponed)

Thursday March 26, 2020
18:30 - 19:30
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Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, this event has been postponed. Subscribe to our newsletter if you wish to be notified of the new date for this event.

What We Talk About when we talk about LIBERATION is an event that focuses on the moment of freedom after an intense period of challenge. This is about how people emerge into a fuller understanding of who they are and how they got to where they have. It is about inspirational stories of hope told by people with a diverse array of experiences. These two stories stretch from war-torn streets of Sri Lanka during the Civil War, to a high school in Kalgoorlie in the mid-2000’s.

Join us to hear from Anju Sivarajah and Peehi Blake.

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Anju Sivarajah

Anju Sivarajah is a storyteller born in Sri Lanka and predominantly raised in Australia. Working previously in community development, social work and the arts, she is raising her daughter to be understanding of and connected to all peoples and religions. Anju was a witness to extreme violent genocide in Sri Lanka when she was 5 years old. In her story, she reflects on the effects of Sri Lanka’s civil war, and her mixed Sinhalese, Burgher and Tamil heritage.

Peehi Blake

Peehi Blake is a self-taught make-up artist. When he's not doing make-up, you can find him working at his day job in retail. Peehi was born in a small town in New Zealand, and moved to the mining town of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia with his parents when he was 15. After he finished high school, he came out to his friends and family at the age of 18. Two years after that, he decided to leave the nest and found himself here in the city of Perth.

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