Matriarch

I had the pleasure of capturing Sandy Greenwood’s Matriarch at the Melbourne Fringe festival.


Matriarch

  • Written and Performed by:Sandy Greenwood
  • Directed by: Oliver V. Cowley
  • Written by: Sandy Greenwood
Synopsis

Matriarch is a dynamic one-woman show that illuminates the strength and resilience of four generations of Gumbaynggirr women from the 1940s to the present day. Indigenous actress, Sandy Greenwood, weaves a compelling story that explores cultural identity, the intergenerational effects of the stolen generation and what it means to be a fair-skinned black woman in modern Australia.

A Deadly Fringe event supported by Melbourne Fringe and ILBIJERRI Theatre Company.

Warning: Contains mild coarse language, adult themes(sexual assault or abuse), intergenerational trauma, stolen generations, images or voices of deceased Indigenous persons