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The stories in the Encounters exhibition are important for all Australians. Our curators have been recording the views of many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples from across Australia, as they share their thoughts about objects, museums, history and cultural identity.
Visitors to our Encounters exhibition in Canberra recorded their impressions through writing, drawing, recording or photography in our Articulate app.
Responses by Indigenous artists
In Unsettled: Stories within, five leading Indigenous Australian artists responded to Encounters. The artists – Julie Gough, Jonathan Jones, Judy Watson, Elma Kris and Wukun Wanambi – produced unique works of art that provided a creative examination of objects on display in Encounters.