Mother Courage - Warwick Thornton
Stories & Ideas

Thu 22 Oct 2015

ACMI logo square.jpg

ACMI

Your museum of screen culture

Warwick Thornton: Indigenous life and the story of 'Mother Courage'

She's not on her country, but she's still painting her country.

Warwick Thornton

Artist and filmmaker Warwick Thornton talks about his early days in Alice Springs and getting his start in radio before moving on to films. He also discusses the reoccurring theme of the matriarch in his works and the freedom and joy he finds in installation art like Mother Courage.

Related articles