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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 Architectures of Possession : Courting Blakness in the University of Queensland's Great Court
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'I arrive at the University of Queensland on the ferry, making my way up the hill past carious buildings and through the spaces they create, before stepping out onto the lawn and striking the sandstone that is the Great Court. This is the university's first building and its symbolic centre...'

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  • Includes notes and illustrations.

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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. 40-47
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  • University of Queensland, St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,
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