Blak Lines New Work Platform

A national gathering bringing together Indigenous artists with presenters and programmers.

Blak Lines New Work Platform is a sector development project produced by Performing Lines in association with YIRRAMBOI First Nations Arts Festival. It aims to provide an opportunity for Indigenous independent artists to profile new works. This includes concepts, as well as works in-development and ready for presentation.

Blak Lines New Work Platform was first presented at YIRRAMBOI First Nations Arts Festival in 2017.


Nadine McDonald-Dowd

Event Producer
Performing Lines

Information for Presenters

The first iteration of Blak Lines New Work Platform occurred at the YIRRAMBOI First Nations Arts Festival in 2017. For further information click here.

Narelle Lewis Producer

Project Partners & Acknowledgements

This project is produced by Performing Lines for the Blak Lines Initiative. Proudly part of YIRRAMBOI Festival.

This project is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body; the New South Wales Government through Create NSW, and the City of Melbourne.

Performing Lines acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we work – the Gadigal in Sydney, the Whadjuk in Perth, and the Muwinina in Hobart – and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

We extend those respects to all First Nations peoples on whose lands we travel and perform.