Adapting a post-colonial novel to talk about race today

Dominican writer Jean Rhys’ novel Wide Sargasso Sea has been adapted into a radio drama that explores race and gender amidst a breathtaking Australian backdrop.
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Natasha Jynel, collaborating artist and performer, Crawl Me Blood. Supplied.

Set in the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and incorporating video installation and pre-recorded audio, Crawl Me Blood follows a young Australian woman as she travels to the Caribbean for her grandmother’s funeral and grapples with the reality of her colonial inheritance.

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