Jason De Santolo
Dr Jason De Santolo (Garrwa and Barunggam) is a researcher, creative producer & father committed to forging a sustainable world for future generations through transformative research strategies, storytelling & practices of renewal. His unique research practice integrates video, creative practice & design strategies. Jason co-edited Decolonizing Research: Indigenous storywork as methodology with Jo-Ann Archibald and Jenny Lee-Morgan was published in 2019 through Zed Books. His latest documentary Warburdar Bununu/Water Shield explores water contamination in Borroloola, NT and was released by Browncabs in 2019.
All essays by Jason De Santolo
Sun Showers and White Ochre
Do the fish really still care about us as human or post-human? As the oceans fall to our pollution, as the rivers dry up contaminated, will they answer our plea for knowledge? A sun shower evokes a shared moment of renewal, it offers communion and connects us to water as bathed in light, on skin…. Indigenous culture and knowledge is a key to sensing our part in the interrelational cosmology, the multiverse, the inner and outer worlds of perception and action.