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COFA Talks - "Can Art Change How We Feel About Refugees?" Part 4: Paula Abood
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Paula Abood looks at how various forms of art across a variety of media can be used by minority cultures and identities to express, explore and share their stories with a society that is otherwise privy only to the perspective of commercial media.
Paula Abood is a Sydney-based community development worker/activist, writer and film-maker. She has worked with immigrant and refugee women in a diversity of settings for more than thirteen years, focusing on community cultural development. She has written for performance and radio as well as being a founding editor of Xtext journal.
This talk was filmed on Tuesday July 26th, 2011 as part of the COFA Talks series.