Crawl Me Blood

Enjoy a nip of Caribbean rum at twilight and a morbid tropical tale inspired by the modern classic Wide Sargasso Sea (Jean Rhys).

Crawl Me Blood is a Caribbean creole phrase that means "the secrets you sense, that are not told to you". Under the southern sky on the land of the Kulin Nation, you are invited to listen to a story about three generations of Caribbean women – Grandmother Elizabeth, her daughter Gwen and granddaughter Antoinette.

Crawl Me Blood brings together Australian artists, each with a different family connection with the Caribbean; from Jamaica to Trinidad and from Barbados to Belize. This work invites you to encounter a family drama that lays bare our shared colonial history.

Presented by Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria and Aphids in association with Melbourne Writers Festival, Vitalstatistix, Salamanca Arts Centre and Performing Lines.

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