Backstories 2021

Martha Weruing

For Martha, the pandemic was an opportunity to change her approach to establishing herself in a new country.

Backstories 2021 is a multi-sited storytelling festival located in suburbs of across Perth and regional Western Australia. In 2021, Backstories featured locations in Margaret River, South Fremantle, Midland, Quinns Rocks and more.

Backstories 2021 was made possible with funding from Lotterywest, Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, and Centre for Stories Founders Circle.

This story was collected at our North Perth backyard. It features Martha Weruing, who changed her approach to establishing herself in a new country as a result of COVID-19.

Copyright © 2021 Martha Weruing.

This story and corresponding images have been licensed to the Centre for Stories by the Storyteller. For reproduction and distribution of this story/image please contact the Centre for Stories.