Briggs has been named as curator of SongHubs First Nations, a project to bring together First Nations writers and creatives from around the world to collaborate with Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Māori, and Pasifika songwriters and musicians.
Briggs will curate the sessions from Melbourne’s Abbey Road Institute in Southbank.
“I am honoured to be bringing together some of the world’s most captivating First Nations artists to collaborate on new songs with the talent that is on the rise here in the Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Māori and Pasifika music communities,” said Briggs.
“SongHubs First Nations is going to be an intensely inspiring four days in the studio at Abbey Road Institute.”
Briggs has invited Renata Flores from Peru who sings in the Quecha language and Dakota/Boricua hip-hop artist Tufawon from the USA to work with local songwriters Alice Skye, 10A, Birdz and Naomi Wenitong.
Eligibility and applications guidelines are available at apraamcos.com.au/songhubs_firstnations. Applications close Sunday 31 March at 11pm AEDT.