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Local fellas Digby Moran and Richard Clarke created a beautiful sand art piece in a traditional Bundjalung pattern at City Hall for ‘Djurra’. Photo Tree Faerie

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Audiences from Lismore and beyond were treated to a very special event last week as NORPA presented Djurra, a work in drama and dance.

‘Djurra director Kirk Page had a quick photo with family before Saturday’s show at City Hall. Photo Tree Faerie.

Packed houses were enthralled by the work inspired by a Bundjalung Nation creation story – Djurra presented a coexisting modern story within the piece, a sad but not uncommon set of issues for contemporary Aboriginal people.

The last show for Djurra was held on Saturday and everyone turned out to see what all the buzz was about.

In conjunction with ArtState, City Hall also hosted an enormous sand sculpture made by local Indigenous artists Digby Moran and Richard Clarke. Two days in the making, the work is based on a traditional Bundjalung diamond pattern.

Artists Digby Moran and Richard Clarke with their beautiful sand sculpture at City Hall, on day one of the creation. Photo Tree Faerie.

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