Dream Teaming: Richard Bell’s Embassy

Richard Bell describes the first Aboriginal Tent Embassy on the parliament lawns of Canberra, Australia, on 27 January 1972 as ‘Australia’s greatest work of performance art’. Bell was born in Charleville in Queensland in 1953 and raised on apartheid-style reserves before seeing the historic event of the Aboriginal Embassy’s emergence on national television as a … Continue reading Dream Teaming: Richard Bell’s Embassy