Friday, May 14, 2021

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Pine Gap: A tiny crack, but enough to let some light in

By ERWIN CHLANDA The bright sunshine on Saturday morning delighted the 88 people on top of Anzac Hill, including Arrernte law men Benedict Kngwarraye Stevens...

Writing Peace Crimes – an interview

By KIERAN FINNANE Writing Peace Crimes, my new book which is launching this Saturday, started in these pages – with a 2016 review of a...

'TROUBLE mirrors our ugly parts: we can learn from this.'

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When a mob beat Kumunjayi Pollard to death, when Ed Hargrave was fatally stabbed, when Kwementyaye Ryder died at the hands of five men, and Liam Jurrah attacked women, two "dark and dangerous fluids" were running through our town: one was blood, the other grog. They also run through Kieran Finnane's book.

Writing the stories of trouble

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"There was more to these stories than could be rendered only for some kind of foregone conclusion. They had their own life, their own terrible attraction, while within and around them could be glimpsed the larger, painfully changing, occasionally impressive, deeply interconnected life of the town and the region." KIERAN FINNANE reflects on the writing of TROUBLE: on trial in Central Australia, to be launched this Friday.

Pilger review: Greens strike back

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

 

In “Pilger’s polemic fails Australia and Aborigines” Kieran Finnane enters into a polemic herself to discredit Pilger, but what exactly is it about Utopia that the writer disputes? The facts?  Is she saying it is all too complex and nuanced for anyone to understand or analyse, let alone criticise, writes Sarah Thorne, of the Alice Springs Greens Working Group.

Writer acknowledged for 'significant contribution' to local creative culture

Alice Springs News Online arts writer Kieran Finnane is the recipient of the third annual award of The LOFTY, acknowledging “an individual who has made a significant and longstanding contribution to the creative culture of Alice Springs, by inspiring others, supporting their creative projects and helping to make it all happen in one way or another”.

Pictured: Kieran Finnane accepting her award from Adelaide via a Skype connection. Photo by OLIVER ECLIPSE.  

Warlpiri versus the Queen

 

 

Alice Springs News Online journalist KIERAN FINNANE (pictured) has brought together her reporting of a number of court cases involving young Warlpiri men in a long and detailed piece of reportage for the current, 10th anniversary edition of the Griffith REVIEW.

Books and arts in The Centre

 

 

From our archive: recent reviews by KIERAN FINNANE.

 

Updated August 6, 2013: Some of the links to our archive may not previously have been working. Fixed now!

 

At right: Artist and author Rod Moss (right) during the opening ceremony for his exhibition Anatomy Lesson – You. Me. Us.

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