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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 A Blak Woman Walks through a Blakened Landscape : Contemporary Indigenous Art and the Making of History
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'The blakened landscape of Australia includes the Great Court of the University of Queensland where in installation of Indigenous art simultaneously revealed the absence of a clearly marked and thriving Indigenous presence and the existence of multiple representations of Indigenous peoples by the university in order to claim 'antiquity', 'development, 'care' and history itself...'

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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. 50-59
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