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Declan Furber Gillick is an independent, multi-award winning Arrernte artist, musician and educator with a passion for mentoring young artists and writers. His creative practice spans playwrighting, poetry, film, prose and visual arts as well as hip-hop, and rap (performing and releasing music under the name Knomad). Declan completed a Masters in Writing for Performance at Victorian College of The Arts in 2017 and has been a writer-in-residence as part of Melbourne Theatre Company’s Next Stage program since 2018. Declan is also an activist, a radio broadcaster with 3RRR Melbourne and a facilitator and teacher, having taught at primary, secondary and tertiary levels. He has had work published with Southerly, Centre For Indigenous Story, University of Queensland Press and Affirm Press. His plays include BIGHOUSE DREAMING, Scar Trees and Jacky, the last of which was commissioned by Melbourne Theatre Company in 2019. He has released his debut EP as Knomad in 2019, entitled Love and Politics Pt. One, and you can find his work on Spotify as well as on Instagram @kno_mad_music.

Declan Furber Gillick

Declan Furber Gillick is an independent, multi-award winning Arrernte artist, musician and educator with a passion for mentoring young artists and writers. His creative practice spans playwrighting, poetry, film, prose and visual arts as well as hip-hop, and rap (performing and releasing music under the name Knomad). Declan completed a Masters in Writing for Performance at Victorian College of The Arts in 2017 and has been a writer-in-residence as part of Melbourne Theatre Company’s Next Stage program since 2018. Declan is also an activist, a radio broadcaster with 3RRR Melbourne and a facilitator and teacher, having taught at primary, secondary and tertiary levels. He has had work published with Southerly, Centre For Indigenous Story, University of Queensland Press and Affirm Press. His plays include BIGHOUSE DREAMING, Scar Trees and Jacky, the last of which was commissioned by Melbourne Theatre Company in 2019. He has released his debut EP as Knomad in 2019, entitled Love and Politics Pt. One, and you can find his work on Spotify as well as on Instagram @kno_mad_music.

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