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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 14 Nations
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'...The pathway led to the Forgan Smith tower and my eye was drawn to the five flags flying on top. The five light posts that align the pathway took on an image of flagpoles in my mind, and I thought about the public's aware mess of the many nations that existed here before European arrival and the nationhood that has been rendered invisible for the past 200 and more years...'


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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. 118-123
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