Art, Ethics and Indigeneity

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 9:00 - 17:30

A full day symposium to be held as part of the National Reconciliation Week program at the VCA and MCM.

This symposium invites Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers working across the field of Indigenous arts and culture to address some of the key issues when working with Indigenous people, places and communities. It will address the importance of understanding and following protocols and will showcase some of the innovative research being undertaken by Indigenous scholars and artists, and by non-Indigenous researchers working with Indigenous people, places and communities.

Guest speakers include:
Richard Frankland
Genevieve Grieves
Ngardarb Riches
Professor Brian Martin
Janis Koolmatrie
Lilly Brown
Dr Sally Treloyn
Rona (Googninda) Charles (Ngarinyin, Nyigina)
Wilton Foster OAM (Anangu)
Dr Susan Lowish with the Ara Irititja project team
Dr Sandy O’Sullivan
Professor Estelle Barrett and
Philip Morrissey.

IMAGE: Richard Frankland - photograph of graffiti by Koorie youth, Healesville


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Federation Hall, Grant St, Southbank, Grant Street