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Storyology is Australia’s premier festival of media and storytelling. Register and see the full site at walkleys.com/storyology15/. Bookmark the mobile site at storyology15.sched.org/mobile. And follow the conversation on Twitter at #Storyology.

Program updates for Friday: 
- Sydney Morning Herald’s innovation editor, Stephen Hutcheon, is replacing Conal Hanna on the Tiny screen, big disruption: Mobile-first strategies, and Amy O’Leary will not be appearing.
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Nakkiah Lui

Black Comedy
Writer & actor
@nakkiahlui

Nakkiah is a writer/actor and Gamillario/Torres Strait Islander woman. She is a co-writer/star of Black Comedy (ABC) and is a monthly columnist for The Australian Women's Weekly Online. She has been an artist in residence at Griffin Theatre Company (2013) and was playwright in residence at Belvoir from 2012-­2014. In 2012, Nakkiah was the first recipient of The Dreaming Award from The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Arts Board of the Australia Council, and also the inaugural recipient of the Balnaves Foundation Indigenous Playwright award. In 2014, Nakkiah won the Malcolm Robertson Prize and a Green Room Award for Best Independent Production. Nakkiah’s previous works include; This Heaven Playwright, Belvoir 2013, I Should Have Told You Before We Made Love (That I’m Black) Playwright, You Are Here Festival 2012,Stho Sthexy Playwright, MKA Melbourne 2013, Blackie Blackie Brown: The Traditional Owners of Death Playwright, Bondi Feast, Tamarama Rock Surfers 2013. Sovereign Wife Dramaturg, Melbourne Theatre Company 2013. Black Comedy Writer/Actor. ABC, 2014, Blak Cabaret Playwright, Sydney Festival/Malthouse Theatre Company 2015, Kill the Messenger Actor/Playwright, Belvoir 2015. Nakkiah is also a young leader in the Australian Aboriginal community and has contributed to The Guardian, has been a featured panelist during Sydney Writers Festival (2014) and has appeared on The Drum on ABC.