Ann-Maree Long is currently working towards her passionate dream, of a career based around the performing arts in literature. She is a descendant of the Butchulla tribe of Fraser Island and possesses a deep passion for Indigenous art and culture. Ann-Maree is currently in her third year of studies at QUT within the Creative Industries faculty. She is majoring in Dance Studies and Journalism, Media and Communication with the intention of graduating to become an Arts writer for First Nation and/or non-Indigenous artists around the globe. Ann-Maree is currently working as an intern for BlakDance Australia Ltd, in order to obtain new skills to aid her further in identifying herself and others as proud First Nation Australian artists.
Ann-Maree Long, a Butchulla woman of Fraser Island, introduces us to West-Auckland born, Jack Gray, a Maori contemporary dance artist and choreographer.
BlakDance intern and dance and journalism student Ann-Maree Long shares her experience of the performance Blakdance 2012.