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Rachel Tipoti

You Me Culture 2008

Short Film

13 minutes

Artist Statement

'You Me Culture' is a short film written and produced by Rachel Tipoti, that deals with issues stemming from cultural adoption within the Torres Strait Islander Community. It was developed as part of Pinnacles Gallery Vantage Point Professional Development and Exhibition Project, with in-kind support from the School of Creative Arts, James Cook University. Core training for the project was provided by Bush TV.

Directed, Edited and Scored by Ben Southwell.


Rachel Tipoti is a Townsville-based Torres Strait Islander film maker and photographer who works with young people interested in the arts in Far North Queensland, including Palm Island.