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In Unsettled: Stories within, five leading Indigenous Australian artists — Julie Gough, Jonathan Jones, Judy Watson, Elma Kris and Wukun Wanambi — responded to the National Museum of Australia’s major exhibition, Encounters, which revealed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural material collected during the early years of European colonisation.

Unsettled was on show at the National Museum of Australia from 27 November 2015 to 28 March 2016.

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About the exhibition Learn about the exhibition and the unique artworks on display.
Elma Kris Elma Kris’ artworks provided a vital link to the cultures of the Torres Straight Islands.
Jonathan Jones Jonathan Jones uses drawing, sculpture and film and creates site-specific installations.
Judy Watson Judy Watson's work is held in major Australian and international collections.
Julie Gough Julie Gough works with installation, sound and video.
Wukun Wanambi Wukun Wanambi uses saltwater imagery to convey creation and ancestral stories.
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