Monthly Archives: July 2011

Art Association of Australia & New Zealand paper proposals

This is a reminder that Paper Proposals for the AAANZ Conference in New Zealand are due on Tuesday 2 August 2011 – see


August Meeting: Artlink Indigenous: Beauty and Terror and David Hansen’s “Seeing Truganini”

The next Aboriginal Art Reading Group meeting will be 15 August 4-5pm in room 106, John Medley Building, University of Melbourne.

We will be reading three more selections from Artlink Indigenous: Greg Lehman “Fearing Truganini,” Khadija La “CoBrA and Aboriginal Art at AAMU, Utrecht,” and Christan Thompson “Donning Oxford.” We will also be reading David Hansen’s “Seeing Truganini.” If you require a PDF of this article please email me:

27 July, Paul S.C. Taçon lecture: Protecting Australia’s Spirit: Our Unique Rock Art Under Threat

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Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication , School of Historical and Philosophical Studies and the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions

From inner Sydney to the Pilbara, from Tasmania to the Top End of the Territory, Australia has as many as 100,000 individual rock art sites. Exciting new discoveries are made each year. But because Australia has never had a national database or a coordinated approach to rock art documentation, conservation and management we still do not know exactly what we have. Continue reading

July Meeting: Artlink Indigenous: Beauty and Terror

We are resuming our monthly gathering with a meeting on 18 July 4-5pm in room 106 John Medley Building, University of Melbourne.

We will be discussing the following selections from the current issue of Artlink Indigenous: Beauty and Terror: Daniel Browning’s editorial “Alive and Kicking;” Odette Kelada, “Opening the ‘Wild Room’? an encounter with the National Galleries;” Georges Petitjean, “Remembering Forward at the Museum Ludwig;” and Arnaud Morvan’s “A Third Path: the Musee des Confluences.”

We will also be reading selections from this issue for our August meeting.