Aboriginal Artefacts Project -Natural History Illustration

This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. Emma Heath is on the Deeptime Team and undertook a UON Natural History Illustration project in the GLAMx Lab to illustrate hundreds of artefacts from the former Palais site in Newcastle West. Emma sketched each artefact … More Aboriginal Artefacts Project -Natural History Illustration

Indigenous Names Research – Making Connections

  This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land.   Indigenous Names Research – Making Connections By Dana Silayi UON’s Culture Collections has a rich archival collection of primary written sources containing information about Aboriginal culture. This project has established a framework to better … More Indigenous Names Research – Making Connections

The Wallis Album (ca.1817-1818): Aboriginal People of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie in European Colonial Art

All descriptions by the State Library of NSW. http://archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110365989 Album of original drawings by Captain James Wallis and Joseph Lycett, ca. 1817-1818, bound with ‘An Historical account of the Colony of New South Wales and its Dependent Settlements; in Illustration of Twelve Views Engraved by W. Preston, A Convict; From Drawings taken on the Spot, by … More The Wallis Album (ca.1817-1818): Aboriginal People of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie in European Colonial Art

Black White Restive: The Geometric Descent into Madness and Imprisonment

The PITCH: We Europeans have enslaved ourselves in geometric prisons. Thanks to the Greeks and Romans. We draw lines upon the landscape and sell it, fill it with bitumen, cross it in roads, pave it in footpaths, cement our waterways and turn them into drains. We have dragged the Aboriginal peoples and the entire environment … More Black White Restive: The Geometric Descent into Madness and Imprisonment