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Steve Mickler

Steve Mickler is originally from Canada, and immigrated to Australia in 1974. With a diverse background in Indigenous affairs and academia, he was a research fellow with the Centre for Research in Culture and Communication at Murdoch University from 1995 to 1998. Dr Mickler worked in Aboriginal Affairs in the Northern Territory and Western Australia from 1981 to 1992, including in the public affairs sections of the Department of Aboriginal Affairs, ATSIC and as a research officer with the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He has written numerous journal articles dealing with media and public representation of indigenous affairs.

What do robots and poetry have in common?

In an unexpected collaboration local poet Nandi Chinna will team up with a Dutch robot for the 2015 Fremantle Street Arts Festival.

SKRYF, which is the brainchild of Eindhoven artist Gijs van Bon, will creep around the Fremantle Town Hall leaving a trail of Chinna’s poetry created from piles of sand. »