This year the Australian Music Centre commissioned two Peggy Glanville-Hicks Addresses. In the second address, which was streamed on 8 December, Korean-born singer, improviser, and educator Sunny Kim shares her knowledge gained through years of creative collaboration with Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian musicians.

Sunny Kim: To Dance with Our Others in Embrace (transcript)

Sunny Kim delivers her 2020 Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address Sunny Kim delivers her 2020 Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address. Photo © Sung Hyun Sohn

[At St Kilda Beach – Sunny sings as an offering to the Country.]

Hello fellow earthlings!

I’d like to start by acknowledging the traditional custodians of this land and the richness of the cultural diversity that flourished for tens of thousands of years. I offered my singing to pay my respect to the Elders past, present and emerging, and to express my gratitude for the call to be here in this beautiful and thriving country.

I am speaking to you today on the traditional land of the Yalukit Willam, one of the...