Events and audio tour developed as part of the Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters exhibition.
Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters 16 Nov 2017
Songlines: the foundational Australian story
Defining and understanding Aboriginal songlines as epic foundational stories and part of the Dreaming, Jukurrpa, using modern digital storytelling.
Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters 04 Feb 2018
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.
Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters 27 Oct 2017
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.
Future-proofing: literature and art
This session from the Living Songlines symposium explores the relationship between Indigenous storytelling and the ancient stories of other cultures, and the potential for future-proofing songlines.
Future-proofing: retelling story case studies
This session from the Living Songlines symposium begins with the Songlines exhibition and its relationship to future-proofing songlines, and continues to explore these questions in detail.
Songlines symposium: conversation
The Living Songlines symposium ends with a Question and Answer session between panellists and the audience that teases out the key themes and issues of the day’s discussion.
Future-proofing: through technology
This session from the Living Songlines symposium explores the possibilities of digitising the Dreaming and how songlines work virtually through digital storytelling.
Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters 17 Nov 2017
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: Tracking the Seven Sisters 15 Sep 2017
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.
Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters 01 Dec 2017
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.