I'm not Racist, but...
I’m Not Racist, But … uses humour to open a discussion about racism in Australia through the personal reflections of both emerging and established stand-ups, comedy writers and slam poets.
Funny, sometimes controversial, and always enlightening, I’m Not Racist, But … entertains and challenges audiences to reflect on their own behaviours and perceptions.
Presented as part of Vivid Ideas at the Giant Dwarf in Redfern on 31 May as part of National Reconciliation Week 2019, this year’s line-up includes Luke Carroll, David Woodhead, Steph Tisdell, Dane Simpson and Sukhjit Kahlsa and Slam Poets Nieshanka Nathakrishnakumar, Lesh Satchithananda, Aishah Ali and Daiane Moret. Devotees of comedy know this as a great event. Prepare to be informed, entertained and challenged
Join us as they use humour, satire, to breakthrough barriers and speak the truth about colour-blindness, white-privilege and race relation in Australia: get your tickets here.
You can read an adapted version of Professor Jakelin Troy’s speech, “Why Every Aussie Should Learn To Speak An Indigenous Australian Language”, on Junkee.com, along with Nakkiah Lui’s 2015 INRB talk, “It’s Not Racism That Australia Needs To Get Rid Of; It’s The Privilege Of Whiteness”.