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Word for word – Songlines

Explore the languages of Australia’s first peoples and how words that often defy translation into English carry knowledge, culture and a way of being in the world.
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Presenters: Sarah Burr, Paul Collis, Elizabeth Marrkilyi Ellis and Nardi Simpson

Telling the story of Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters

Behind-the-scenes stories from the curators of travelling with Aboriginal artists and recording and telling their stories in the lead up to the Songlines exhibition.
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Presenters: Christiane Keller and Sita McAlpine

Behind the technology – creating the dome

Fulldome artist Peter Morse discusses the latest technology behind the digital dome on show in the Songlines exhibition, with an outline of the artworks and film featured in the Walinynga (Cave Hill) and Seven Sisters experiences.

Songlines: the foundational Australian story

Defining and understanding Aboriginal songlines as epic foundational stories and part of the Dreaming, Jukurrpa, using modern digital storytelling.
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Presenters: Paul Barclay, Margo Neale, Alison Page, Scott Rankin and Curtis Taylor

Creating and curating Songlines

The fascinating story of how the exhibition Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters came into being, over a period of more than five year, as told by the lead curator.

Songlines audio journey

Connect with the Seven Sisters as they travel across the land pursued by a mischievous shape-shifter in this audio tour originally developed for the Songlines exhibition. Contains sexual references.
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Presenters: Alison Page, Duncan Smith and Ursula Yovich
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