American Australian Association (AAA)

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Mi-kaisha Masella

2019 AAA-Nomad Two Worlds Indigenous Arts Scholar (Arts Fund)

Mi-kaisha Masella is a proud Darumbal Murri, freshwater woman and award-winning singer/songwriter and musician. In September 2019, Mi-kaisha will be supported as a AAA – Nomad Two Worlds Indigenous Arts Scholar to study a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University (NYU).

Mi-kaisha is one of Australia’s most dynamic young emerging artists with experience and capabilities beyond her age. At just 18-years-old, she has performed on Australian national TV and on some of Australia’s greatest stages including The Sydney Opera House. Mi-kaisha is renowned for her breathtaking, soulful voice and storytelling through music. She uses her musical talents to engage, inform and incite debate about issues affecting Indigenous people. Mi-kaisha is the first Indigenous Australian to be accepted into an undergraduate degree at NYU.