Any time it seemed like I was choosing a way out, it would be about standing behind the discomfort … We’re trying to be activists here, we’re into social change, so we have to go darker and deeper.
Jacob Boehme is a choreographer, dancer and writer from the Narangga and Kaurna nations of South Australia, whose work dissects the politics of being gay, Blak and HIV positive.
“I always say I feel like we’re pitbull dogs, we’re raised to fight. All of us were expected to be able to fight. I don’t have to live up to that expectation or that persona any more.”