Aaron Corn


Aaron Corn is an Associate Professor at the Australian National University, whose work explores the intersection of public collections and the creative arts with Indigenous epistemologies. 

His research into Australia’s endangered, yet vibrant, Indigenous intellectual traditions has been pivotal in communicating the unique perspectives of Indigenous Australians on national debates that impact the cultural, economic and political futures of their communities and intercultural relations with others.

Aaron came of age listening to Midnight Oil and Yothu Yindi, and has since produced multiple recordings, international tours and concerts of Australian Indigenous performance traditions for major venues and festivals.


Being political now

EssayIN THE BEGINNING was the '60s. Or so we're told – the culture wars can be traced back to the second wave of feminism, the pill, traditions fractured, authority called into question. A lot of symbolic weight for a...

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