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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 Authentic Aborigine : White Phantasy
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'...If the term 'Aborigine' is not a reference to the body, then what is the function of the symbolic Aborigine in Western civilisation? And, as importantly, why is it imposed on the Indigenous peoples of the land now known as 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. 174-183
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  • University of Queensland, St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,
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