Event Shaieisha and Misteria Towler: Belonging

Shaieisha and Misteria Towler: Belonging


21 September 2023

‘Contemplating their place on land that was once ours, but now seems so foreign.’

Through spoken word and movement, two sisters express their journey from feeling dispossessed in colonised spaces, to achieving a sense of belonging.


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We are committed to making the IMA accessible to people of all abilities, their families, and carers, as well as visitors of different ages and different backgrounds.

The gallery entrance is on the ground floor of the Judith Wright Arts Centre, on Berwick Street. There is wheelchair access and an accessible toilet with baby changing facilities also located on the ground floor, and we welcome guide and support dogs.

If you plan to attend this event and have specific support needs we can accommodate, please contact engagement@ima.org.au, call (07) 3252 5750, or ask our friendly staff on-site. Read our access information for visitors here.

  • Partner:

    Presented in partnership with Digi Youth Arts and Brisbane Festival.

Guest Info
  • Misteria Towler is an emerging Wiradjuri performing artist and choreographer. She has worked with the Aboriginal Centre of Performing Arts, Pride Festival Brisbane, Digi Youth Arts, and Brisbane Festival. She has starred in stage productions, including Cooked (2022) and The Wiz (2021). In 2022, she presented as part of Richard Bell’s Tent Embassy (2013–ongoing) at documenta fifteen, Kassel, Germany. 

'Daniel Boyd: Rainbow Serpent (Version)', Gropius Bau, Berlin, 2023. Photo: Luca Girardini.

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