Let’s Talk…The Arts with Trish Adjei

This week on Let’s Talk…Arts, Rachael is joined by Trish Adjei from the Australia Council for the Arts. Patricia is a Wuthathi, Mabuiag Islander and Ghanaian woman from Sydney, Australia, currently working as the Head of First Nations arts and culture director of the Australia Council for the Arts.

In this rich conversation, Rachael and Trish talk about Indigenous intellectual property and what it means to use legal and political processes to ensure that Traditional knowledge and practices are properly respected and protected.

They talk about some of the recent changes around Indigenous intellectual property protocols, and the work of the World Intellectual Property Organisation in developing new international laws to protect Indigenous art, culture and knowledge.