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Dance Journalism

Friday 3rd May / presented by Rhian Todhunter

As the election draws closer, the treatment of refugees is increasingly becoming a battleground.

While the pollies fight out their plans for ‘processing’, a term best used for consumable goods rather than people - the stories of the people within detention rarely see the light of day.

There was a convergence at the Yongah Hill Detention Centre in Northam last weekend – one that wanted to hear the stories of the people behind the wire.

And it employed a different way of making a point.

A group of like-minded people, including dancers, technicians, and journalists, united and used dance as a form of protest.

Three people were arrested – including Sam Fox.

He’s the Director of a group called Hydra Poesis and is with me now to talk ‘dance journalism’ and about the stories discovered at Yongah Hill…

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