Conference Speaker

Alethea Beetson

QLD, Australia

Spotify/Blak Social - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program Lead/Co-Director


Dr Alethea Beetson is a Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi + Wiradjuri writer, director and music programmer who has worked extensively with Indigenous communities across multiple artforms to inspire new works responding to societal issues, cultural heritage and colonisation. In 2013, Alethea founded Digi Youth Arts (DYA); and in 2019 she founded Blak Social: an Indigenous arts company working across music, film and theatre. Alethea holds a Doctorate of Creative Industries specialising in the creative development of Indigenous performance. She is currently the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program Lead at Spotify.

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