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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 The Politics of Art and Place
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'Courting Blakness...was a ground-breaking and historic event that comprised a public art installation in the heart of the University of Queensland's hallowed Great Court and a two-day symposium that extended the Indigenous debate in Australia into unprecedented areas...'

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    y separately published work icon Courting Blakness : Recalibrating Knowledge in the Sandstone University Fiona Foley (editor), Louise Martin-Chew (editor), Fiona Jean Nicoll (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2015 8903175 2015 selected work criticism

    'In a bold and unprecedented project, acclaimed international artist Fiona Foley curated a cutting edge installation in the University of Queensland's sandstone Great Court. Universities have traditionally been elite institutions, overlooking and undervaluing the knowledge contributions of Indigenous thinkers, activists and artists. This history is etched into the walls of the Great Court, with anachronistic concepts of humanity and racial difference revealed in many of friezes and sculptural reliefs. Fiona Foley and her team of eight Aboriginal artists aimed to challenge these concepts...'

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2015
    pg. 14-21
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