Tiriki Onus

Head of Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development

Tiriki Onus is a Yorta Yorta and Dja Dja Wurrung artist, performer, filmmaker and academic who, through the grace and generosity of local elders and community, continues to practice his art and culture on the lands of the Boonwurrung and Wurundjeri peoples.

As the head of the Wilin Centre and the faculty’s Associate Dean (Indigenous), Tiriki continues his passion for reclaiming and repatriating artistic practices back to country; as well as opening doors for others to engage with and celebrate the extraordinary stories of ingenuity and strength which have been fostered within our communities for thousands of generations.