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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 'I Am Small at the Wharf's Edge' : The Poetic Place of Haunting
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'My family is from Point Pearce, Narungga Country, in South Australia. We have a three-mission history common to many Aboriginal families in this state: being forcibly moved and re-moved between Poonindie Mission, Point McLeary Mission (Raukkan and Point Pearce Mission Station, across disparate regions of South Australia...'


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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. 88-99
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