A/Prof John Bradley, Mr Brent McKee and Dr Shannon Faulkhead
Wednesday 18th March 2015
The Monash Country Lines Archive (MCLA) is working with 3D animation as a method for intergenerationalknowledge sharing, keeping language alive, and to reconnect language and its people. Through the development of partnerships with Indigenous communities across Australia, MCLA is using cutting edge 3D animation technologies to assist in the preservation of their knowledge and language. These animations provide material for Elders and younger generations to share knowledge. The affective responses to seeing technology re-represent back to them stories that have deep cultural resonances, has resulted in growing interest worldwide.
Memory codes and Indigenous knowledge
Dr Lynne Kelly, La Trobe University. Indigenous Elders retain a vast store of information in memory well beyond anything which those in literate societies could contemplate.
Pleiades Visions: Cultural Astronomy, Music, and Creativity
Dr Matthew Whitehouse, South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, USA. Pleiades Visions is an original composition by the presenter for solo pipe organ inspired by indigenous music and mythology associated with the Pleiades star cluster.
Drawing Life: Warlpiri lines on a changing world
Assoc Prof Melinda Hinkson, Deakin University. Since their earliest interactions with Europeans, Warlpiri people of Central Australia have taken up a diversity of new media to explore what they value and to communicate their distinctive view of the world.
A Pictorial Overview of Jawoyn Rock Art
Robert ‘ben’ Gunn Wednesday 25th March, 2015 In 2005 the Jawoyn Association, Katherine, instigated a … Continue reading A Pictorial Overview of Jawoyn Rock Art
Aboriginal Activism and the Aborigines Advancement League
Professor Richard Broome Wednesday 11th March, 2015 Richard Broome was born and educated in Sydney, … Continue reading Aboriginal Activism and the Aborigines Advancement League