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Lisa Maza Lisa Maza i(A129117 works by)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Yidiny / Yidindji people
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BiographyHistory

Lisa Maza is the daughter of Indigenous artist Bob Maza and Vera Blankman (a Dutch immigrant to Australia), and is the sister of Rachael Maza Long (qq.v.).

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2016 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Literature Board Grants Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Australia Council Fellowships $80,000.00

Awards for Works

Sisters of Gelam 2009 single work drama

'Weaving together a heady mix of live music, theatre & puppetry, Sisters of Gelam is the writing debut of Rachael Maza Long and her sister Lisa Maza - "The Maza Sisters". A duo well known for their soulful brand of acoustic tunes and island harmonies, the girls are both also highly accomplished actors in Australian theatre, film & TV.

'Inspired by the two sisters' very personal experiences as the daughters of a black father and white mother, stories from the past and the present are intertwined to present a poignant exploration of the journey to reconcile cultures and celebrate heritage.'

Source: Malthouse Theatre website, http://www.malthousetheatre.com.au/
Sighted: 11/11/2009

2010 nominated Deadly Sounds Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Music, Sport, Entertainment and Community Awards Live Production of the Year
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