Writer, Radio & TV Co-Host and Doctoral Student, Victoria University

Angelina Hurley is an Aboriginal woman from Brisbane, Australia. Her heritage is of Jagera, Gooreng Gooreng, Mununjali, Birriah and Kamilaroi descent. She is the daughter of renowned Aboriginal visual artist Ron Hurley. For over 20 years Hurley has worked in Indigenous Arts, Education and Community Cultural Development. Angelina is an emerging writer who in 2011 was awarded the Australian-American Fulbright Commission's Indigenous Scholarship. She is working on a Doctoral study entitled Pointing the Funny Bone: Blak Comedy and Aboriginal Cultural Perspectives on Humour with Griffith University, Qld. As part of her Doctorate she is writing a series of scripts for an Aboriginal comedy series. Angelina is also co-host of the popular radio show Wild Black Women with Dr Chelsea Bond on Brisbane's 98.9fm's Let's Talk Program. Wild Black Women also made it's pilot television debut on NITV in 2018 and is available to view at SBS on demand.

Education

  • 2003 
    University of New South Wales, Masters of Arts Administration
  • 2000 
    University of Technology, Sydney, Bachelor of Educations

Publications

  • 2019
    Pointing the Funny Bone. RED INK: An International Journal of Indigenous Literature., 1
  • 2018
    The Gospel According to Angelina. Trick edition, The Wheeler Centre, Dec 2018., 1
  • 2018
    Of mice and meh. Witness, Performance Discussion Community. , 1
  • 2018
    Of mice and meh. Blak Brow: The Blak Women's Edition, Issue 40, Nov, 26, 2018. , 1
  • 2017
    Review: Violence of Denial. Blak Critics Program. Yirramboi First Nations Arts Festival, Melbourne. , 1
  • 2017
    Yay! It's Yirramboi. Blak Critics Program. Yirramboi First Nations Arts Festival, Melbourne, 1
  • 2017
    Review: SHORE: Story. Blak Critics Program. Yirramboi First Nations Arts Festival, Melbourne. , 1
  • 2017
    Review: Chasing Smoke. Blak Critics Program. Yirramboi First Nations Arts Festival, Melbourne. , 1
  • 2015
    My Inheritance of Humour. Narrative Witness, Indigenous Peoples Australia-United States, [Online]., 1

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Endemol Shine Australia’s Smart for a Girl: ROAR
    Role:
    Development Program Recipient
    Funding Source:
    Screen Australia
  • 2011
    Australian-American Fulbright Commission Indigenous Scholarship
    Role:
    Indigenous Scholar
    Funding Source:
    Fulbright Commission

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Writers Guild
  • First National Aboriginal Writers Network (FNAWN)
  • Australasian Humour Studies Network (AHSN)