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Video: 2018 Season trailer song

Date posted: 17 Sep 2017Author: STC

The song for our trailer is Yanada by The Preatures. The song was inspired by Sydney Theatre Company’s adaptation of Kate Grenville’s award-winning novel The Secret River, as well as barrangal dyara (skin and bones) a work by Wiradjuri/Kamilaroi installation artist Jonathan Jones.

It is partially sung in the language of the Darug people, and Yanada means 'moon' in Dharug. Yanada is a collaboration between respected Darug song-woman Jacinta Tobin and The Preatures' Isabella Manfredi. The Preatures worked with Jacinta and The Darug Tribal Council to include the Dharug language. (Though pronounced the same, Darug refers to the people and Dharug refers to the language.)

 

 

 

FIND OUT MORE

ABC's triple j feature on the song

Vents Magazine feature on the song

 

TRAILER CREDITS 

Trailer created by The Milkbar 
Director: Peter Cramer
DOP: Paul R. Howard
Camera Assistant: Michael Samaras
Song: Yanada by The Preatures 

Art direction by Collider
STC production photography by Rene Vaile
Styling by Sophie Fletcher and Tyler Ray Hawkins 
Blackie Blackie Brown illustration by Emily Johnson 
Project management Stephanie Zappala Bryant