Jess Ong

“to ask those big questions… And to be a little bit more empathetic, forgiving and curious!”

Jess Ong

Jess Ong is a story producer at SPUN Stories, a local storytelling night in Darwin, and the host of their podcast. She also works as a Communications Manager in the private sector and moonlights in the world of freelance. We speak about:

  • Not being an “artist”
  • Living in Darwin
  • Stories and people
  • Making work
  • The importance of context
  • Spun –
  • Imposter syndrome


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Matt Cornell is based in the Asia-Pacific region and grew up in Darwin, on Larrakia land. He works through dance, choreography, sound, photography, and discussion to question the arbitrary configuration of systems, and is passionate about overcoming cognitive bias... to ask better questions… to dissolve malignant social narratives.

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